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Sprint halftime show: Tyreek Hill vs. Scotty Miller?

The Chiefs speedster loves the Bucs receiver’s confidence and has an idea to settle the question of who is faster.
Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) beats Bucs cornerback Carlton Davis (24) for a touchdown during Kansas City's win in November in Tampa.
Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) beats Bucs cornerback Carlton Davis (24) for a touchdown during Kansas City's win in November in Tampa. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published Feb. 1, 2021

TAMPA – Forget the Weeknd. If you want a great Super Bowl 55 halftime show, how about if we replace “Blinding Lights” with blinding speed?

As you know, Bucs receiver Scotty Miller said last week on the Dan Patrick Show that he could win a footrace with Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill.

Of course, Bucs cornerback Carlton Davis may be the only one who knows, since he’s been beaten deep by both.

Hill dropped 13 catches for 269 yards and three touchdowns on the Bucs in the Chiefs’ 27-24 win at Raymond James in November.

Hill says Miller answered that question about who is faster correctly.

“I feel like Scotty answered that question the right way,” Hill said. “... Your answer should be, ‘Yes. I’m that confident in myself that I’m faster than Tyreek.’

“That’s any man. I don’t care who you are. But Scotty answered that question the right way. But do I think he’s faster than me? I don’t know.”

Miller, the second-year pro from Bowling Green, is plenty fast. He ran a sub-4.39 40-yard dash at his pro day.

“I remember watching the tape of Scotty, and I loved it,” Bucs offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich said. “I loved the tape. I remember being at his pro day and hoping he would run slow. I knew if he runs as fast as I thought he would that would open the eyes of a lot of people.”

But Hill was faster coming out of West Alabama, when he ran 4.29 at his pro day.

Hill suggested a way the whole thing could be settled on Super Bowl Sunday.

“Maybe we do something during halftime or something like that,” Hill said. “I might line it up for us.”

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