With a transient harm at Kansas City Chiefs training camp, star quarterback Patrick Mahomes gave fans an unwarranted scare.
Any long-term injury to Mahomes would, after all, be catastrophic to Kansas City’s AFC West possibilities. A crowded division that includes the likes of Justin Herbert’s Chargers, Derek Carr’s Raiders and Russell Wilson’s Broncos wouldn’t look the identical with out Mahomes.
Around midday on Tuesday, Mahomes hobbled off the apply subject, making Chiefs fans maintain their collective breaths.
Thankfully, after a transient investigation, Mahomes was okay, per head coach Andy Reid.
If something, Mahomes harm speaks to the fragility of training camp. After a complete offseason of non-public care, something can occur, even for gamers on a strict non-contact schedule.
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With that Mahomes’ scare shortly debunked, he can focus forward on the duty at hand — profitable a crowded AFC West and making one other run at Super Bowl glory.
Mahomes misplaced his star vast receiver Tyreek Hill this previous offseason, as Brett Veach deemed him replaceable. Hill was traded to the Miami Dolphins, the place he promptly signed an costly long-term contract.
KC used a few of that cash to signal a Hill replacement-by-committee method, bringing in wideouts like Marquez Valdes-Scantling and JuJu Smith-Schuster. Skyy Moore and different rookie contributors may assist out as effectively.