Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes hit high school fields to build rapport with star teammates

By

Sports

April 17, 2018 - 2:16 PM

For about nine months, Patrick Ma-homes diligently went about his business as the Chiefs’ backup quarterback, working to improve at his craft while not ruffling any feathers.

Teammates praised his gun-slinging mentality and practice performance, which turned out to be an indication of what he could do in prime-time. His lone appearance of the 2017 season produced a win over Denver in the Chiefs’ regular-season finale.

But when an agreement was reached with Washington to ship out the man in front of him, veteran Alex Smith, all eyes fell on the new, 22-year-old triggerman in coach Andy Reid’s offense.

Related
July 8, 2020
July 7, 2020
June 30, 2020
April 22, 2020