Patrick Mahomes, despite a less-than-stellar season, has managed to clinch a spot for the Kansas City Chiefs in the playoffs. As the curtain falls on the regular season, Mahomes is poised to take a breather in the Chiefs’ showdown against the Chargers on Sunday in Los Angeles. Their eighth consecutive AFC West title is securely in hand and is locked in at the No. 3 seed in the playoffs picture.
As the Chiefs’ gridiron journey finally echoes the triumphant tunes of seasons past, Mahomes and his Red Army are gearing up for an all-out assault. For Mahomes, it also means temporarily benching some cherished family time and marking important days on the calendar as “occupied.”
Cleats over cake: Patrick Mahomes’ birthday trade for Bolts showdown
Patrick Mahomes strutted out of the plane in LA, donning a sharp black suit. The Chiefs gave fans a sneak peek of Mahomes’ arrival on their Instagram stories as he made his way to the team bus. What’s intriguing is that just a few hours prior, Mama Randi Martin shared a heartfelt Instagram video celebrating her dad’s birthday with the caption, “Happy Birthday daddy, I love you!”
But, Mahomes traded in the birthday cake for a pair of cleats, gearing up for an epic showdown against the Bolts. Andy Reid has decided to sit out some of his stars – Mahomes being one of the no-gos against the Bolts. But again, he is now in LA with his squad The burning question remains – are there still any last-minute surprises? Having clinched the division with last week’s triumph over Cincinnati, the Chiefs find themselves in a secure postseason position