DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 29: Kick returner Trindon Holliday #11 of the Denver Broncos runs past kicker Alex Henery #6 of the Philadelphia Eagles on his way to scoring on a 105-yard kickoff return for a touchdown during the first quarter at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 29, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
KUSA - Broncos fans should take time some time this week to send a "Thank You" card to Houston.
Trindon Holliday used to be a Texan, but back in October 2012 they waived him.
Houston, you have a problem: You waived one of the fastest players to ever play football.
The 5-foot-5 Holliday has run a sub-10 second 100 meters. He qualified for the 2007 world championships; only 2012 Olympic silver medalist Tyson Gay was faster. Holliday didn't go, he wanted to play football ... and thanks to the Broncos, he is.
Holliday returned a kickoff for 105 yards Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, his team-record sixth special teams score with the Broncos. Sunday's return took just 12 seconds off the play clock.
"We work on it every week, every day on being special on special teams for our team so we came out and showed it today," Holliday said. "Our offense is doing their thing. Defense is getting their things. So it's time for our special teams to really step up and show that we can do it."
Six touchdowns in 21 games with the Broncos. Denver was fortunate enough to pick him up after the Texans let him go.
Thank you, Houston!
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