$450M QB Patrick Mahomes Refusing to Pay Twitter for a Bizarre Reason Leaves NFL World Stunned

Published 04/01/2023, 10:47 AM EDT

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The Kansas City Chiefs are blessed to have Patrick Mahomes committed to them for the long run. The Chiefs’ investment in Mahomes has already paid off, as the two-time MVP led Kansas to their second Super Bowl championship in the last four years. Mahomes’ genius on the field has established him as the leader of a new wave of talented young quarterbacks.

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Being one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the entire league, Mahomes has little to worry about from a financial standpoint. Maybe that’s why the Super Bowl champion doesn’t refrain from occasionally making an expensive purchase or two. Yet, Mahomes refuses to spend his earnings on seemingly unimportant things, no matter how trivial the amount.

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Back in 2020, Patrick Mahomes made history by signing a 10-year, $450 million contract extension with the Chiefs. At the time, the deal was believed to be worth an NFL-record $477 million, including $63 million fully guaranteed at signing. The deal provided a safe haven to Mahomes, ensuring an injury guarantee of $141 million.

Cut to 2023, Mahomes’ contract needed a rework as the Chiefs intended to clear up the salary cap. The Kansas City front office converted $12 million of Mahomes’s 2023 roster bonus into a signing bonus, clearing up $9.6 million in salary cap space.


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While Mahomes himself seems perfectly content with his earnings, the quarterback refrains from wasting them on seemingly unnecessary things.

Recently, Mahomes took to Twitter enquiring about the blue check mark, “When are they taking away our check?

His question was met with a response urging him to just pay Twitter, “Pay the $8 for the guys”

Mahomes however quickly shut down further discussions with a witty response.

Can’t bro i got kids…” responded Mahomes alluding to the expensive task of parenting.

Mahomes’ response solidified his humility while showcasing his underappreciated sense of humor. NFL fans certainly had a field day with Mahomes’ cheeky answer, as fans found themselves in a fit of laughter.

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The NFL world makes sure to stay on top of things, and Mahomes’ refusal to pay Twitter didn’t go unnoticed.

Mahomes teammate and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Chris Oladokun added to the chaos, “about to charge you 5$ every time you say this

While 3x US Paralympian, Chuck Aoki offered to babysit for the Kansas City Star, “Pat I can babysit if you can help with my check

One NFL fan sympathized with Mahomes, “It’s hard out here

While another fan made a sarcastic comment, “Your the richest quarter back in history and your complaining about a blue check ?

One user felt that Pat deserved his customized check mark, “Should get his own check for verified GOAT


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Many fans were just appreciative of Mahomes for tickling their funny bone, “Gotta love bro for this


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Mahomes managed to rile up a funny conversation with just a few words. Much like his professional career, it’s safe to assume that Mahomes is proficient with his Twitter game as well.

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Written by:

Sagnik Majumder


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Sagnik Majumder is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. Being an army brat, he feels used to new uncomfortable surroundings. He started his early career as a freelance journalist and a Research Assistant to a few authors.
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Abigail Kevichusa




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