The former Florida International star has been utilizing that acceleration during a stellar first season in Indianapolis, where he emerged as a dangerous downfield weapon, catching 50 passes for 865 yards for seven touchdowns.
"T.Y. Hilton is a threat,"
Hilton sprinted past the
"He can go, he really can," said former
At 5-9, 183 pounds, Hilton is a smaller downfield target.
Whether it's fly patterns or bubble screens, though, Hilton is elusive.
"It's tough," Harbaugh said. "[The bubble screen], that's a great play. They get it to him a lot of different ways."
For the season, Hilton is averaging 17.4 yards per reception.
"He's really elusive," said former NFL quarterback
"He does a nice job with his hands and getting off press. Bruce Arians does a really good job formationally with motion to help these guys. That gets them off the jam. There's a lot of movement, bunch formations, stacks. Hilton is an impressive kid."