Patrick Mahomes overcame concussion protocol with Chiefs

Patrick Mahomes overcame concussion protocol with Chiefs

The quarterback was not injured after receiving a blow to the head during the loss to the Titans.

NASHVILLE – Patrick Mahomes was taken off the field in the last quarter of the game this Sunday despite exceeding the protocol from concussions of the NFL after receiving a blow to the head because the head coach Andy Reid felt that the quarterback of the Kansas city chiefs I needed a break

Reid and Mahomes they expect the quarterback practice this week and play in next Monday night’s game against the New York Giants.

Nevertheless, Mahomes and the Chiefs they will find themselves in an unusual place and not because of their 3-4 record. The 27-3 loss to the Tennessee Titans marked the first time in the career of Mahomes ending without a touchdown in a regular season game. The three points were the least amount scored by the Chiefs since he arrived Reid in 2013.

Mahomes, who threw an interception and fumbled Sunday, and the Chiefs are battling adversity for the first time in the professional career of Mahomes.

“We have enough heroes on this team that we must find a way,” he declared. Mahomes. “I don’t know yet what is going to be needed. We will talk about that. We will watch the video, I trust that we will find it. That is part of leadership. That is what great teams do, they can fight against adversity. It has been kind of rainbows, flowers and amazing things over the last few years. But when you want to build something substantial and you want to build something great, you are going to spend [por momentos] So.

“It’s still early in the year. We can still get what we want, but we have to improve every day. We have the talent in this locker room to make it happen.”

Mahomes he has thrown nine interceptions this season after having just six in all of last season. He has had multiple turnovers in each of his last three games.

“Today it was probably me,” he said. Mahomes about what has happened to the usual explosives Chiefs. “I was just pushing too hard early in the game. We kind of got discouraged and we were on offense without a huddle, something you don’t want to go through in the game. NFL. You can run a bit, but it’s hard to hold the sets. I have to improve at the beginning of the matches so that we do not fall behind [en el marcador] like we did today.

“I have to be better for this offense to score points.”

The Titans scored on each of their first first-half possessions and held a 27-0 lead at halftime. Mahomes indicated that he was trying too hard to help Chiefs to stay in the fight.

“It was me trying to make things happen,” he explained. “In this league you have to let things unfold. You have to go through the process of making plays. It takes one play at a time. You can’t have a 14-point play. They scored early and I have to go through the process. to just carry the ball down the field, without trying to do too much. “

He spoke about his fumble at the end of the first half as an example. The Chiefs they were advancing when Mahomes fumbled the ball fighting for extra yards at the end of a breakaway. The Titans got it back.

“You have to slide,” he said. “Why did I try to gain the extra two yards? It’s things like that that add up and end up hitting the guys a lot. Chiefs.

“You have to believe in the guys around you. You have to know that you can go the long way, that you can take the short pass, guys can make them miss. You can stay in the bag and shoot. I’ll watch this video and learn. of that”.

Reid, without specifying that he was pulling on MahomesHe said, “I’ve seen our guys do it and make the plays. They just aren’t making them now, but I trust those things will work out. We’re there to do the right thing and make something happen. We have to fix it.”

Upon Mahomes, Reid He noted, “He’s trying to make things happen. We are all part of this.”

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