Indianapolis Colts large receiver T.Y. Hilton stated after Saturday’s victory that the clown mask he wore into NRG Stadium won’t make the journey along with his workforce to Arrowhead Stadium for the following spherical.
Hilton wore the clown mask in response to feedback made by Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph, who known as the receiver a “clown” for saying NRG Stadium was his “second residence.”
The Eagles broke out canine masks to embrace their underdog standing throughout final season’s Tremendous Bowl run, however Hilton stated he did not plan to make the same assertion along with his clown mask.
“It may be the fortunate attraction, however nah, it is executed,” Hilton stated. in accordance to NFL.com. “It is retired after in the present day. … The mask is executed after in the present day. It’d keep in Houston, or it would return. I do not know but.”
The mask apparently made the journey again with him, as he tweeted a photograph of one in all his two youngsters carrying it Sunday.
Look what i get up to this morning 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 I am crying 🤦🏾♂️🤦🏾♂️ pic.twitter.com/v6Rti5Ai9V
— TY Hilton (@TYHilton13) January 6, 2019
“I received lots of messages final evening with what [Joseph] stated,” Hilton instructed reporters, in accordance to NFL.com. “I stated, you already know what, let’s have enjoyable with it. So it was one thing I did, I wished to have enjoyable with it, however now it is over.
“I wished to have enjoyable. My teammates, they search for me for lots of stuff. I wished to exit right here and set the tone. I did not need to be a distraction. As soon as I received right here, I wished to allow them to know I am completely centered. Though I did that and stated what I stated, my focus is I am right here for y’all.”
The star receiver adopted up his motivational tactic with 5 receptions for 85 yards within the Colts’ 21-7 victory over the Texans. He stated one in all his trainers discovered the mask at a Celebration Metropolis, and that it was the final mask left within the retailer.
The Colts face the top-seeded Kansas Metropolis Chiefs on Saturday.