Which might explain why Andy Reid and company have chose to give starting quarterback Alex Smith a break and start rookie Patrick Mahomes instead. They are now on a three-game winning streak. He hasn't played a single National Football League snap since going to Kansas City, but has excellent teachers around him in Smith and Reid.
Despite a lack of playing time this season, Mahomes says that he's become a better player while serving in a backup role.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Wednesday that the former Texas Tech star would start in Denver.
Mahomes threw 93 touchdowns and over 11,000 yards for the Red Raiders in three seasons. But he is expecting to lead the Chiefs to their 10th win of the season.
Barnes backing Liverpool boss Klopp over cautious market approach
He made it look easy, but it was a technique which is the result of hours of practice as well as natural Brazilian ability. Trent Alexander-Arnold added the third when Andrew Robertson's cross was only half cleared.
Mahomes has all the arm talent in the world and teams were salivating over the chance to get him in the draft. "Whatever it takes to get a win is the biggest thing". After all, the Chiefs traded up in the 1st round to draft him.
Nevertheless, there's been some speculation that the Chiefs will look to part ways with Smith this offseason and hand the offense over to Mahomes.
While the stakes for this game are low, a good performance by Mahomes would leave fans feeling confident in his ability to take over as the full-time starter next fall. He also made a number of dazzling plays.
- Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour
- UAE has information Tunisian women may commit 'terrorist acts', Tunisia says
- Map: See how far Thomas Fire zone would extend in San Jose
- Cardi B Is Coming After the Hackers Who Leaked Explicit Videos
- James Harrison Signs with New England Patriots
- Four found dead in possible homicide in Troy basement apartment
- Jay Ajayi celebrated a TD by pretending to be Santa
- Pak-China-Afghan trilateral meeting stresses over talks with Taliban
- Father, daughters among 5 dead in United States plane crash
- Of fashion and development: PM Narendra Modi heaps praise on Yogi Adityanath