‘Legion of Zoom’: Speed of Chiefs’ pass-catchers ‘unstoppable’

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3:52 AM ETAdam TeicherESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star
Joined ESPN in 2013KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Veteran fullback Anthony Sherman pulled up to training camp this summer in Clint Bowyer’s NASCAR racer — an outrageous prop but also fitting for the 2019 Kansas City Chiefs.After climbing out, Sherman claimed the car would be necessary to keep up with an offense blessed by plenty of speed.”The only way I’m going to keep up with these young kids is to ride in this,” Sherman said.Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman arrived for training camp via police escort in Clint Bowyer’s NASCAR ride. pic.twitter.com/AKj7xTczOo— Adam Teicher (@adamteicher) July 26, 2019 Opponents might feel that way this year, too. The Chiefs had one of the fastest receiver groups last season, led by Tyreek Hill (4.24 40 at his Pro Day when coming out for the draft) and Sammy Watkins (4.43 40 at the 2014 scouting combine).According to the NFL’s Next Gen stats, the average top speed of their wide receivers after catching a pass was 15.3 mph, second only to the Rams. Hill, who simply goes by Cheetah on social media, had 16 plays in which his top speed hit at least 20 mph last season. That was was twice as many as any other player in the league.Veteran

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