ARIZONA CARDINALS

DeAndre Hopkins has a hype video for his post-suspension debut

Oct 20, 2022, 10:16 AM

DeAndre Hopkins’ 2022 debut fittingly comes as the Arizona Cardinals host the New Orleans Saints as the only NFL show in the Thursday Night Football primetime slot.

Thanks, schedule-makers.

There is drama attached to his return from a six-game PED suspension he attempted to appeal. There is drama as the Cardinals come off an ugly offensive performance against the Seattle Seahawks. And if drama is something you want more of, here is this:

Take note of Hopkins putting together a hype video of his return, set to LL Cool J’s “Momma Said Knock You Out” and featuring some “Free Hop” logos that the receiver promoted during his suspension.

Snoop Dogg and Odell Beckham Jr. make appearances the video.

Of course!

Hopkins suiting back up in the Cardinals’ new black helmets and black color rush uniforms goes quite well with the color tones that match the LL Cool J original.

Overly dramatic or not, it sets the stage for the return of one of the NFL’s best receivers, whose team couldn’t need an injection of his talents any more.

Catch the Cardinals hosting the Saints with a 5:15 p.m. MST kickoff on Arizona Sports 98.7, the Arizona Sports app and ArizonaSports.com.

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