Originally written January 07, 2014 on This Given Sunday:
As he blazed through the heart of the Kansas City Chiefs, leaving an ashen trail of their dreams trailing behind him, T.Y. Hilton burst into the national consciousness and the record books all at the same time. His 64-yard reception from Andrew Luck vaulted the Colts to an incredible 28-point come-from-behind victory and gave him 224 yards receiving. That’s the most for any Colt ever in a game-a significant record for a franchise that boasts names like Berry, Harrison and Wayne in its history. It’s a stunning turn of events for a young man who started the season as the third option behind Darius Heyward-Bey in the Colt pecking order. He would frequently come off the field for fullback Stanley Havili, because at one point in time someone involved with the Colts thought that was a good idea. Once Indianapolis lost Reggie Wayne for the season and Heyward-Bey was lost to a terminal case of not being good at football, however, it was Hilton’s time to shine. He blossomed after Wayn...
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