Patrick Mahomes Injury: Chiefs Quarterback Gives Ankle Rehab Update

Published 04/05/2021, 11:12 AM EDT
Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Ndamukong Suh (93) reacts after a play against Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) during the third quarter in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports


The Patrick Mahomes-led Kansas City Chiefs had a tremendous campaign in the NFL last year. The Super Bowl LIV champions were determined to return to the Super Bowl after yet another strong season under coach Andy Reid.

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The Chiefs won the AFC West crown by a 14-2 record, with Mahomes, Tyreek Hill, and Travis Kelce in red-hot form. But they suffered a humbling 9-31 loss to Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The home team’s defense managed to silence the Chiefs’ offense in epic fashion. Mahomes tried his best to put together a winning drive in the 2nd half, but it was to no avail.

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Feb 7, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) is pressures by Tampa Bay Buccaneers outside linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul (90) during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

He completed just 26 of his 49 attempted passes, throwing for 270 yards and 2 interceptions. This was the 1st time that Mahomes had 0 passing touchdowns in an NFL game. But a lot of that has to do with the ankle/foot injury he was dealing with.

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Patrick Mahomes gives latest ankle/foot injury update

Patrick Mahomes suffered a foot injury in the AFC Championship win over Buffalo Bills. He underwent surgery to treat the same last month.

Despite concerns, reports indicated that Mahomes will be fit in time for pre-season as the Chiefs gear up to mount another Super Bowl charge.

On the occasion of Easter, Patrick Mahomes’ fiancée, Brittany Matthews, posted a picture of the pair on her official Instagram handle.

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The 2018 NFL MVP was seen in an ankle brace that sparked rumors of a potential injury concern. But the league’s richest quarterback moved quickly to dismiss any such claims by replying to Pat McAfee on Twitter saying ‘Lolol yeah all good’.

There’s no doubt that Mahomes will come back with a vengeance in 2021. Based on his strict fitness regime, we expect to see the former Texas A&M man fit in time for Kansas City Chiefs’ season opener.

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The Chiefs have made some key offseason signings this summer. OT Joe Thuney is the standout name for now. Coach Reid is well aware that his team has all the right components to succeed this year. But a lot of their fortune depends on the health of their star quarterback.

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Daniel Arambur

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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