Kansas City, Missouri – The Kansas City Chiefs had two big games from midfield near the end of the game to preserve Sunday’s 22-17 playoff victory over the Cleveland Browns, but this player was not. Patrick Mahomes.
With Mahomes in the locker room after suffering a concussion and leaving the game, Chad Henny He performed two great plays to save Presidents. On the Chiefs’ final drive, zap at 13 yards, finishing with a dive to reach the first mark down to prepare a fourth and single throw.
Complete a 5 yard pass to Terek Hill To allow bosses to keep driving and run out of clock.
“When you’re around, you totally know,” said Reid of why he trusted Henne, who has not been a regular player since 2014, when he was with Jacksonville Jaguars. “Everyone has complete confidence in him.
“ I think we’ll all remember running, that diving, and then throwing. ”
Mahomes saluted his backup, tweeted#HenneThingIsPossibleAfter the game.
Henn told reporters that “#HenneThingIsPossible” was trending on social media, and said the only social media platform he uses is LinkedIn.
“But I don’t think #HenneGivenSunday or #HenneThingIsPossible will be on LinkedIn,” he said. “… once I joined this rally, everyone trusted me. They were pushing me, and they were supporting me, and this is a great team. This is a great opportunity to go and play with this team and come out with a win.”
Henne replaced Mahomes in the third quarter. Mahomes is badly damaged by Brown back Mac Wilson In an attempted thrust in the third quarter and appeared unstable when he stood on his feet he was taken to the injury tent on the sidelines for a quick check before heading to the locker room.
“He’s actually doing very well,” said Reid after the match. “We’ll see what he will be like tomorrow, but now he feels good.”
The status of Mahomes in next Sunday’s AFC Championship match against the Buffalo Bills at Arrowhead Stadium is unclear. The Chiefs beat the Bills 26-17 at Week 6 at Buffalo with Mahomes in the middle.
After the match, Wilson wrote on Twitter that he hoped Mahomes could return to the AFC title match, to which Mahomes replied: “All good brother!”
All the best brother! 💪🏽 https://t.co/ORwLG6eFTV
– Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) January 17, 2021
If Henne were to play instead, the two plays he did in the final leadership of the Chiefs will help give his teammates some confidence in their ability to beat the Bills and advance to the Super Bowl LV.
“That’s all,” my defense emerged Tyrant Matteo Heine said in the final command. These are the moments that elevate the teams.