The quarterback of Kansas City Chiefs was struggling with an ankle injury for long, and he accidentally hit his knee during a match on Thursday while playing the Denver Broncos. He injured his knee during the second quarter on a sneak.
Patrick Mahomes, who is 24 years old, is the prestigious quarterback. He is also the winner of the Most Valuable Player Award of N.F.L sustained a serious knee injury while he went for his first down in the second quarter. He injured his right knee during the process. The entire incident happened at Denver on Thursday night. The knee injury only increased his battle with physical conditions. He was previously suffering from an ankle injury, and on top of that, this injury just made it worse. The presence of Mahomes gained a sufficient lead over their opponent in the match. The lead was enough to guarantee the final win over the Denver Broncos. The team members did not immediately update the status of Mahomes but later confirmed the reports of his injury.
The Determination of Goal Made Him Exit
Patrick injured himself while trying to convert a goal for his team within the 10 minutes, which was left before halftime. He stayed down and did not get up; seeing this, the players of both the teams rushed to his side. They noticed that his right knee was bent. Seeing him in immense pain, he was replaced by Matt Moore, who ultimately led his team to the win. The Kansas City Chiefs won the game but lost their reigning superstar from the match due to his injury. He exited the match soon after his teammates gathered around him and reported his pain. Andy Reid, the coach of Kansas City Chiefs, exclaimed that “ I had no idea how serious the injury was, but we are good with whatever happens next.”
The medical personnel appeared soon after they were reported of this injury. The took Patrick to the locker room and soon announced that he wouldn’t return due to a knee injury. It is reported that he had a patella dislocation. But whether or not there is any ligament tear has not been reported yet. Mahomes did not speak to the reporters after that, but the fans know that he had a huge contribution to the win of the Chiefs.