DeAndre Hopkins reacts to 'shade' tweet after Houston Texans' loss to Kansas City Chiefs

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic
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The Houston Texans lost to the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night in the first game of the 2020 NFL season, 34-20.

After the game, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who was traded from the Texans in the offseason, sent out a one-word tweet that had the NFL world buzzing.

The tweet? "Grateful."

That tweet quickly prompted a slew of stories and tweets about how Hopkins was "throwing shade" at his former team after their loss.

Hopkins, however, responded to one, saying people were "reaching" in their comments, that his tweet was in response to being on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

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That tweet: "Naw y’all reaching, I was on @FallonTonight tonight. Dream come true where I’m from. More blessings !!!"

Hopkins backed up his thoughts with other tweets.

Just this week, Hopkins signed a massive extension with the Cardinals, potentially locking him up in Arizona for years to come.

The Texans reportedly traded him to the Cardinals over concerns about signing him to a such a deal.

Arizona evidently didn't have any such concerns and appears grateful to have him in the fold in the desert.

Nothing shady about that.

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