Patrick Mahomes gave Chiefs followers a scare at coaching camp

With a short damage at Kansas Metropolis Chiefs coaching camp, star quarterback Patrick Mahomes gave followers an unwarranted scare.

Any long-term damage to Mahomes would, after all, be catastrophic to Kansas Metropolis’s AFC West probabilities. 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.

Round midday on Tuesday, Mahomes hobbled off the observe discipline, making Chiefs followers maintain their collective breaths.

Fortunately, after a short investigation, Mahomes was okay, per head coach Andy Reid.

If something, Mahomes damage speaks to the fragility of coaching camp. After a whole 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 — successful a crowded AFC West and making one other run at Tremendous Bowl glory.

Mahomes misplaced his star extensive 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 might assist out as nicely.