FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tyreek Hill added one other chapter to his difficult relationship with New England Patriots followers Sunday night time, calling them “some of the worst fans in the NFL.”
The Miami Dolphins broad receiver was requested, after his crew’s 24-17 win, the way it felt to wave goodbye to the house crowd, and he didn’t maintain again.
“It felt tremendous, man,” Hill stated. “Those fans are some of the worst fans in the NFL. And I’m going to stand on that; they are real nasty. Some of the things they were saying, I wouldn’t say in church. So yeah, it felt great to wave goodbye to the fans, and I’ll do it again. Bye.”
It wasn’t Hill’s first brush with Patriots followers. A person at Gillette Stadium was charged with disorderly conduct in 2018 after throwing beer on Hill following his 70-yard landing reception whereas he was nonetheless a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. The man was additionally banned from future occasions on the stadium.
After recording 215 yards and two touchdowns on 11 catches in Week 1, Hill completed Sunday’s sport with 40 yards and a landing on 5 receptions because the Patriots sought to remove the specter of a deep cross. According to NFL Next Gen Stats, New England had 5 or extra defensive backs on the sector for 32 of its 61 snaps — 17 of which featured six defensive backs on the sector.
Hill stated he wasn’t fazed by the Patriots’ coverages, however he was complimentary of Christian Gonzalez, saying the rookie cornerback could be “a real good player in this league.”
The Dolphins jumped out to a 17-3 halftime lead, however a missed subject aim late within the fourth quarter gave New England the ball with a chance to tie the sport. Miami pressured a turnover on downs to seal the win.
Hill, a three-time All-Pro, stated he was pleased with the Dolphins’ victory, which pushed Miami to an AFC East-leading 2-0 document.
“It feels good, man. It always feels good to beat probably one of the greatest coaches of all time,” he stated, referencing New England’s Bill Belichick. “To come in here in a tough environment, to win a game like this on a Sunday night, it feels good — especially the way this team played, the way this team battled through adversity.
“It simply reveals that when you put within the work mentally, bodily, and are available into this sport ready, you may be prepared for conditions like that.”