Mahomes’ reaction to Tyreek Hill’s departure: I knew this was a possibility

Mahomes' reaction to Tyreek Hill's departure: I knew this was a possibility

 

Patrick Mahomes has admitted that he was surprised to see the Kansas City Chiefs trade star wide receiver Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins back in March.The 26-year-old quarterback revealed his immediate reaction after he was informed of Hill’s departure, but he stressed that he understands by his former teammate’s decision.

 

 

“Obviously my initial reaction was a little bit of shock, even though you knew that this was a possibility,” Mahomes said, according to NFL Media’s James Palmer. “Even though you knew that this was a possibility, just playing with a guy you’ve played with and built a friendship with over the last six years, it definitely way something that… you didn’t want him just to leave more for the… just being able to hang out in the locker room and do that stuff than the actual on-the-field stuff.

 

 

“But you’re happy for him. He got a great contract and obviously he’s back where he has a house in the offseason and around a lot of his family and stuff like that. I wish the best for him. “We’ve got to keep rolling. It’s how it is in this league. It’s as much a business as much as it is about your friendships and stuff like that.

Mahomes' reaction to Tyreek Hill's departure: I knew this was a possibility

“So, we know in order to have success in this league you have got to evolve and keep getting better. I got with these new receivers as quickly as possible and try and build that so we can have success when we get going this year.” Upon joining the Dolphins, Hill penned a four-year contract extension worth 120 million dollars, of which 72.2 million dollars is guaranteed.

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