De’Anthony Thomas likely Kansas City Chiefs top kick returner in 2017 – Kansas City Chiefs News

De’Anthony Thomas likely Kansas City Chiefs top kick returner in 2017 – Kansas City Chiefs News

The kick return specialist is set to return.

The versatile De’Anthony Thomas figures to become the Chiefs’ primary kick returner this season with Tyreek Hill shedding that duty to become more of a presence on offense. Special teams coach Dave Toub considers the Chiefs fortunate to have the Thomas’ option.

“Every team in this league would love to have a guy like De’Anthony Thomas,” Toub said.

In his three seasons, Thomas has 35 kickoff returns with a career 25.8-yard average. Thomas led the team with 15 kick returns last season, but Hill stepped in and was magnificent, with 14 returns for a 27.4-yard average and a touchdown.

Hill also returned two punts for scores and owned a 15.2 yard average.

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