Patrick Mahomes got off to a poor start last season. The Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback seemed a little off, and his interceptions were up. As the season progressed, Mahomes seemed to settle in and look a little more like his former Super Bowl-winning self, but overall, his stats were down.
In a recent article on VSiN.com, NFL analyst Michael Lombardi took a look at Patrick Mahomes and how he didn’t seem like the same quarterback NFL fans are used to seeing under center in Kansas City. Lombardi added that Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is confident that Mahomes will improve but noted that the quarterback becoming the ’18 version of himself is key to the team’s success in the West:
While it’s true Mahomes had an off-year compared to his stats, he still finished among the top quarterbacks in the league. The Chiefs made it to the AFC Championship game to face the Cincinnati Bengals but came up short, thanks mainly to three bad passes thrown by the Chiefs quarterback in overtime.