Patrick Mahomes’ early success isn’t an accident.
His instant success is the perfect storm of a great, young talent at quarterback and a head coach, Andy Reid, who modernized a successful offense. It’s a union of coach and quarterback that couldn’t be forecast and came together by luck and good fortune.
Last year, the Kansas City Chiefs weren’t in the market for a quarterback. Alex Smith was a quarterback whom Reid knew could get them into the playoffs. As it turned out, last year he played at an MVP level, giving Mahomes the chance to sit and learn.
The Chiefs ended up with the millennial version of Brett Favre.
Here is a little behind the scenes on how and why the Chiefs secured Mahomes:
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