Chiefs keep things fun with Mahomes' playground plays
Wait a minute — those are the plays Patrick Mahomes has been drawing up. For the second time this season, the Chiefs used a play dreamed up by their quarterback in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay. Kelce had Mahomes open, but had his wobbly pass batted into the turf. “It keeps the guys alive,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said this week. “We're trying to be creative, have fun out there, enjoy it day-in and day-out,” Mahomes said.
Report: Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has COVID-19
– New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has COVID-19 and will not play in this week's game against the Chiefs, ESPN reported on Saturday. The Patriots confirmed that a player has tested positive but did not reveal the name. It was not immediately known when the team would be able to travel to Kansas City for the game, which was scheduled for Sunday afternoon, if at all. Players, coaches and staff who were in close contact with him were tested Saturday morning and all were negative, the team said in a statement. The statement said the team is consulting with the league and medical specialists “regarding our scheduled trip to Kansas City and game against the Chiefs.”___More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL
Chiefs nix headdresses, face paint to start NFL season
In this Feb. 2, 2020 file photo, a Kansas City Chiefs fan walks outside the stadium before the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Kansas City Chiefs fans who file into Arrowhead stadium Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 for a masked and socially distanced start to the current season won't be wearing headdresses or face paint amid a nationwide push for racial justice following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) File)MISSION, Kan. Kansas City Chiefs fans who file into Arrowhead stadium Thursday for a masked and socially distanced start to the NFL season won't be wearing headdresses or face paint amid a nationwide push for racial justice following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Instead of face paint, he will stick Duct tape with Bible verses on his face. Still, he thinks the team's changes are an overreaction and said fans love to pose with people wearing headdresses.
5 things about Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes you probably didn’t know (that will make you love him)
Surely you’ve heard of Patrick Mahomes -- Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback, record-breaking megastar, NFL’s 2018 Most Valuable Player of the Year -- we’ll go on shortly. He loves ketchup (particularly the fancy Whataburger kind)Yes, Mahomes loves ketchup. https://t.co/1kjZHw5KRv — Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) November 16, 2018Reporter: Patrick, rumor has it that Andy Reid likes ketchup more than you do, what’s your comment? Patrick Mahomes: I don’t know if that’s actually possible. Patrick Mahomes throws the ball out of Arrowhead Stadium (turn sound down, helicopter buzz is brutal).
Kansas church prays for Chiefs QB's ankle
WDAFPRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (WDAF) - PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. -- Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes continues to play through an ankle sprain he suffered in Week 1. Fans realized how serious the injury could be after the Colts sacked Mahomes in Week 5. The injured ankle tarnished some of the Mahomes Magic as reality caught up to the star quarterback and his fans. "We knew that his ankle was injured so we decided to possibly have a healing service to help him heal that ankle quicker." The church plans to hold prayer services Sunday morning to ask for God's help in healing Mahomes' injured ankle.