The Kansas City Chiefs Lost By Injury To Patrick Mahomes

The worst nightmare of the Kansas City Chiefs came true in the middle of the second period of Thursday night's game against the Denver Broncos.

On a personal play, to become fourth and 1 from the Broncos' 5-yard line, Mahomes was injured. The Chiefs quarterback was visibly hurt, lying on the game.

Several players from both teams came to slap Mahomes, before he got up and left the pitching field, with assistance from the assists. Immediately, the quarterback turned to the locker room.

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Mahomes accused an ankle injury since Week 1 of the season, a victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. That problem worsened during the defeat of Week 5, against the Houston Texans. It was not immediately clear if Thursday's injury is related to that previous problem.

Television reps seemed to show a blow at the level of the right thigh or knee, by a Broncos defender. The Chiefs soon dismissed Mahomes for the rest of the night.

Patrick Mahomes is out with a knee injury. pic.twitter.com/DKCt1dg9nX

– Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) October 18, 2019

Matt Moore entered as a replacement for Mahomes for Kansas City. behind Moore, the Chiefs have no other active quarterback on the roster.

At the end of the game, Mahomes sent a message via social networks thanking the support samples.

Patrick Mahomes is out with a knee injury. pic.twitter.com/DKCt1dg9nX

– Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) October 18, 2019

The team confirmed that they will know more about Mahomes' injury once they get the results of an MRI. The quarterback accompanied the rest of the team on the bus when the Chiefs left the stadium.

Kansas City ended up beating Denver 30-6.


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