Patrick Mahomes’s Legend Grows With Gutsy Performance Against Jaguars

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Sports Illustrated

By Michael Rosenberg Despite playing on one foot, the Chiefs’ “ultimate competitor” amazed us again—this time with his toughness—to lead Kansas City to its fifth straight AFC championship game. Patrick Mahomes had the kind of injury to his left ankle that would leave most of us looking for crutches and a bottle of pills. Mahomes did not even want an X-ray. He said afterward that “it’s all in God’s hands,” and because he was in pain, I will forgive him for referring to himself in the third person. Mahomes left and came back, but the Chiefs are still here. They beat the rising Jaguars, 27–20, an…

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