Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill Won’t Face NFL Ban, Returning at Training Camp

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Sep 9, 2018; Carson, CA, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) returns a punt for a touchdown during the first quarter against the Los Angeles Chargers at StubHub Center. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will make his return at Chiefs’ training camp later this summer after the NFL determined that he will not be disciplined under the league’s personal conduct policy following an investigation into allegations of child abuse.

“Based on the evidence presently available, the NFL cannot conclude that Mr. Hill violated the Personal Conduct Policy,” the NFL said, via an official statement issued on Friday.

“Accordingly, he may attend Kansas City’s training camp and participate in all club activities. He has been and will continue to be subject to conditions set forth by the District Court, Commissioner [Roger] Goodell, and the Chiefs, which include clinical evaluation and therapeutic intervention.”

The Chiefs issued a statement saying that “it is appropriate for Tyreek to return to the team at the start of training camp,” which officially kicks off on July 27th.

“The club fully supports the conditions for return laid out by the league and will continue to monitor any new developments in the case,” the team said. “We are glad to welcome Tyreek back to the team and look forward to the start of training camp next week.”

While this is a big win for Hill, the league left open to possibility of revisiting the case involving Hill should new, further information come out via law enforcement.

“Local law enforcement authorities have publicly advised that the available evidence does not permit them to determine who caused the child’s injuries,” the NFL said.

“Throughout this investigation, the NFL’s primary concern has been the well-being of the child. Our understanding is that the child is safe and that the child’s ongoing care is being directed and monitored by the Johnson County District Court and the Johnson County Department for Children and Families.”