Nearly 12 hours after Cleveland Browns RB Kareem Hunt took to Instagram Live to declare next Sunday’s AFC divisional matchup “personal,” Kansas City head coach Andy Reid has weighed into the pseudo-revenge game.
The veteran coach took a different kind of personal approach when asked about the remarks from his former starting bench, which immediately followed Hunt’s two-touchdown performance in the 48-37 Wild Card win Sunday night in Pittsburgh. .
“Listen, I love Karim [Hunt], ”Reid told reporters during his press conference on Monday. Sports radio 810. “I’m glad things are going well for him.” I know he felt bad about not being in the team last year, I am happy for him. Things are going in the right direction for him. He is on a good football team, superb coaching staff. There is something to be said about how he won his first playoff game. “
Since joining the majors in 2013, Reid and company have won all three regular season matchups versus the Brons by a combined score of 77-51, most recently on 4 November 2018. Kansas City currently hosts the all-time series 13–11– 2, which will feature the first postShane matchup between the storage franchises on Sunday.
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Hunt also on Sunday Night Sentimental Toward Chiefs
Following the spirit of Sunday’s stunning win for Hunt and his teammates, the former chiefs’ 2017 third-rounder changed his tone considerably, instead highlighting some relationships that are still near and dear to his heart.
Hunt said, “You know where I started and they did a lot for me.” Aaron Ladd of 41 Action News In Kansas City. He said, ‘I got a lot of people on that team [who] Watch out for me, take care of me as a person and I care for them as well. I’m probably not talking too much to those people, but it will be one or a few I know, you just cut it and see how they are doing and doing stuff. But other than that, I’m sorry, but we are enemies this week.
After a November 2018 incident suddenly released by Kansas City in which he was seen hitting a woman on video, Cleveland took a chance on the hunt in February 2019 and has since been a pro bowler for two years at $ Re-signed the contract for 13.55 million contracts. After returning from an eight-game suspension to open last season, Hunt has served in a complementary role behind two-time pro bowler Nick Chubb, who may be the NFL’s best running tandem.
Looking ahead to Sunday, Coach Reid is well aware of the challenge that will slow down Chubb and Hunt, who combined for 1,908 yards and 18 touchdowns on 388 carries in 2020.
Reid on Chubb and Hunt: “That’s where it starts and they’ve got a good QB. You have to play physical with them.” # Shire
– Harold R. Kuntz (@ HaroldRKuntz3) January 11, 2021
Hunt previously edged Somber Days after its 2018 release
Before last season’s regular-season finale, Hunt, 25, was asked how he handled the Kansas City decision to share with him what bedridden him for more than half of the following week.
On December 23, 2019, Clelejpeeds said, “I probably didn’t leave bed for four or five days.” I stayed in my bed for four or five days. Did not really turn on the TV or anything. Just laid there and cooled. “
Hunt’s isolation increased even as he ignored his mother’s efforts while he was staying at his Kansas City residence.
Hunt said with Chakli, “I might not have responded to my mother for four-five days until she flew out of there.” “I did not go out to dinner or to the shop. Nothing like that, somewhere I could be publicly identified as that because I was on TV, news, ESPN all over. So it was tough in that kind of mental state. “
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