“Unearned Pride Escorts You Right to the Downfall”: Patrick Mahomes’ Brother Jackson’s Infamous Antics Ignite Fiery Words From Pro Bowler Veteran

Published 03/14/2023, 8:44 AM EDT

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Jackson Mahomes has become the talk of the NFL world for the wrong reasons. As the younger sibling of Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, there has been a lot of attention that has been on the recent controversy he’s reportedly involved in. Recent reports paint a rather negative picture of the situation. For starters, the 22-year-old was far from ‘Mr.Popular’ among NFL fans. And in light of his recent alleged misbehavior, his reputation has hit rock bottom.

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The internet creator has often been criticized for the content he posts online. However, recent reports of the accusations flung his way are far more serious. Accused of assaulting a waiter and forcibly kissing an older woman, Jackson Mahomes’ public image has taken a big blow. Speaking on the issue, one veteran star gave his thoughts on the possible reasons that led to the exhibition of such behavior.

A former Pro Bowler offered his two cents on the Jackson Mahomes controversy

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Marcellus Wiley’s comments on the Mahomes family’s predicament presented fans with a different perspective. His statements delved into the possible reasons concerning the 22-year-old’s behavior. Keeping in mind that this is just the Pro Bowler’s opinion on the situation, here’s a look at what he said.

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In a video posted on his YouTube channel, Wiley’s comments looked at the issue from Jackson Mahomes’ perspective as the brother of one of the biggest names in the league. His ‘entourage’ theory put emphasis on the fact that the younger Mahomes is acting on his insecurities in comparison to his older brother. He said, “Seriously I’ve seen it a thousand times where you know the person on the outside who doesn’t have the same level of talent, discipline focus, determination, desire, all the things that got that star to that place. The person next to him, let’s be real doesn’t possess that.” He emphasized the fact that Jackson Mahomes didn’t have as much at stake as his brother.

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He added, “So all of a sudden you mix that gumbo up, that’s the recipe for disaster and it happens a lot. Because pride comes before the fall the downfall but unearned pride escorts you right to that downfall.” Wiley’s comments pointed out the stark differences between the siblings’ trajectories and alluded to the younger Mahomes’ insecurities concerning his brother’s fame.

The younger Mahomes sibling is treading on thin ice

While Marcellus Wiley’s statements are solely his opinion, the facts concerning Jackson Mahomes’ legal trouble are worrisome on their own. Although his lawyer indicated that there’s more to the issue apart from the viral clips of Mahomes’ reported misbehavior, the TikTok star will find it difficult to redeem himself any time soon.

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As of now, the Mahomes family has not made a public comment on the matter. In light of the reports that have surfaced, Wiley’s comments offer fans food for thought as they await further updates on Jackson Mahomes’ predicament.

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Anika Gomez is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. She holds a degree in Journalism, Psychology, and Communicative English from the National School of Journalism and Public Discourse. Anika loves American Football, Formula 1, Basketball, and Tennis.
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