TI have doubts about Kansas City Chiefs defender Patrick Mahomes before the start of the regular season had to do with whether he would tolerate the departure of a star wide receiver Tyreke Hillwho was exchanged for Miami Dolphins in the off-season they were stopped by a shocking 44-21 victory over Arizona Cardinals at 1 week.
In that game, Mahomes threw five touchdowns becoming the first quarterback in NFL history to throw at least three touchdowns in five consecutive season-opening games, but there was little concern after he left the game early with a wrist injury.
Andy Reed says Patrick Mahomes will play against the Chargers
This concern was heightened by the fact that the Chiefs will be the first to play in Week 2 as they make their home start in Arrowhead Stadium when they take Los Angeles Chargers at Thurdsay Night Football in an intriguing matchup in the strong AFC West Division.
However, head coach Andy Reid assured that Mahomes would be available to play, and minutes later Mahomes showed a wrist injury, though he also confirmed his availability, according to The Kansas City Star.
What does Patrick Mahomes think about his injury?
“Ordinary things, just taking care of them, storing some things,” Mahomes said. “But other than that, today I feel great. Hopefully the situation will continue to improve and I will be ready to play on Thursday.” I’m sure I’ll be fine this week.”
Thursday’s game is significant as it will be the Chiefs’ first division game as the Chargers, after losing week one to another team in the division, las vegas raiders.