Patrick Mahomes is 2-0 in the snow, and he’s hoping for more

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Before January, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had never played in the snow. He now has played in the snow twice, and he explained to PFT by phone after a 23-3 win over the Broncos that his experience during pregame warmups in the division-round victory over the Colts made him confident about playing in the snow.

By the time the Colts game started, the snow had stopped. When the snow was falling before kickoff 11 months ago, Mahomes realized that he likes the moisture from the snow, in the air and on the ball. And he said that his experience from January “helped a ton” on Sunday against the Broncos.

Footing also makes a big difference. Mahomes said that, with quarterback and receivers knowing where they’re going and the defensive players not knowing where they’re going, the offense has a clear advantage — as long as everyone can keep their feet. Mahomes added that the Chiefs work on doing just what whenever they can when practicing outside in the elements.

Mahomes performed well in the show despite a hand injury that, as Mahomes explained it to PFT, is not 100 percent. He said he still was able to do everything he needed to do.

The hand injury comes at a time when he still has work done on his knee, which was injured two months ago. Mahomes also continues to tape up an ankle that was sprained all the way back in Week One.

Meanwhile, the Chiefs have won four games in a row, and it seems that people are sleeping on the AFC West champs. Asked whether he likes that the Chiefs are being overlooked, Mahomes said, “I think I do.”

He explained that the adversity the team faced in the middle of the season helped build momentum. The defense also has improved, and Mahomes has noticed more swagger in games and in practice from guys like Tyrann Mathieu, Frank Clark, and Chris Jones.

During the four-game winning stream, the Chiefs are giving up 11.25 points per game.

Mahomes also was happy to learn that next Sunday night’s game against the Bears at Chicago remained on Sunday Night Football. He said that playing in prime time gives a game a playoff feel, which will further help the Chiefs get ready for the playoffs.

Especially if it snows?

“Hopefully,” Mahomes said.

9 responses to “Patrick Mahomes is 2-0 in the snow, and he’s hoping for more

  1. If this defense keeps playing the way they are, they are the only team that can compete with the Ravens. Both offenses are about the same. The Chiefs actually match up well against them. Their blitzing style is the way to slow down Lamar. With a little luck, they can capture the 2nd seed.

  2. Dude is so likable. Intelligent, friendly, in command, a competitor, has charisma and is a take the blame/give the praise to others QB. Oh ya, and he has a cannon.

    He’s earned the biggest contract ever, but I’m hoping his endorsements allow him to take a lesser deal so KC can spend money elsewhere and make them better, for longer.

  3. and as a fan in snowy Buffalo, I say once again..Whalens final parting shot to Buffalo – trading his pick away.

  4. He’s 2-0 in the snow and 0-1 in big games.. just the facts people thats all it is just a fact.. now deal with it

  5. camstinks says:
    December 15, 2019 at 11:50 pm
    He’s 2-0 in the snow and 0-1 in big games..

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    You are correct. Yet, the way some go on and on about him you’d think he has 4 Lombardi’s on his shelf and already bwen fitted for a gold jacket in Canton despite accomplishing nada so far in the NFL.

  6. camstinks says:
    December 15, 2019 at 11:50 pm
    He’s 2-0 in the snow and 0-1 in big games.. just the facts people thats all it is just a fact.. now deal with it
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    He is still way closer to the beginning than the end. He is going to be a star for a long time. Now deal with it.

  7. He’s earned the biggest contract ever, but I’m hoping his endorsements allow him to take a lesser deal so KC can spend money elsewhere and make them better, for longer.

    If you believe for 1 second he will take a discount to play for KC I have a bridge to sell you.

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