3 Teams Crazy Enough to Trade for Tyreek Hill
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Kansas City Chiefs' wide receiver Tyreek Hill is currently the focus of an actively-unfolding investigation into his alleged role in breaking his three-year-old son's arm. Due to that, the three-time Pro Bowler has found himself at the center of attention for all the wrong reasons this offseason.
While the verdict to this troubling matter has yet to be reached, Hill's roster status with the Chiefs has quickly fallen into limbo. Especially following the way Kansas City handled a domestic violence issue involving Hill's former Chiefs' teammate, Kareem Hunt.
Even though it's possible this issue could send Hill's future in the NFL spiraling into doubt, here are three teams that might just be crazy enough to proactively onboard this PR nightmare.
3. Cincinnati Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals arguably pack the league's most notorious reputation for turning a blind eye to players' off-field issues when it comes to their roster makeup, perhaps, largely in part to extended ties with players like Adam "Pacman" Jones. While Cincinnati already has one of the NFL's best receivers in A.J. Green and a high-potential prospect in John Ross, the Bengals still haven't had the talent to make the playoffs for three straight seasons.
2. Dallas Cowboys
Led by their owner/GM Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys are the kind of franchise that history has proven is open to handing out second chances for players tied to checkered off-field incidents. Considering the Cowboys are speeding toward some expensive contract decisions in the next season between Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, Hill's current contract would make sense from a cap-space perspective as well. Hill would carry less than a $2.1 million cap hit in the 2019 season, and it's safe to say Dallas' most recent move to trade for a receiver in Amari Cooper panned out in its favor.
1. Washington Redskins
The Washington Redskins recently reminded us all they're not afraid to pull the trigger on players with similar off-field issues after claiming former San Francisco 49ers' linebacker Reuben Foster off waivers days after he was arrested for domestic violence in November 2018. While quarterback depth was a large factor, Washington finished the 2018-19 NFL season with the fourth-fewest receiving yards in the league. The Redskins also drafted former Ohio State star QB Dwayne Haskins with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, so adding a weapon like Hill to the rookie's arsenal could prove a much smoother transition to passing over NFL defenses.
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