The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs are losing no time in guaranteeing that Tremendous Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes stays on as quarterback “for all times.”
Chiefs Chairman Clark Hunt instructed KRLD Wednesday evening that they hope to start contract talks with Mahomes earlier than the brand new season begins.
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“The negotiations are one thing we’ll be moving into this summer time,” he stated. “However what he has stated and what we’ve stated, each side is, he needs to be a Kansas Metropolis Chief for all times, and that’s our mentality as properly. We wish him to play his total profession in Kansas Metropolis, and that’s what we’re going to be taking pictures for.”
The Chiefs exercised the fifth-year choice on Mahomes’ rookie contract final month and have stated that they plan to supply him a long-term deal that insiders say may make him the best paid quarterback in NFL historical past at simply 24-years-old.
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“When it comes to particular qualities, the factor that actually struck me in 2018 — the primary 12 months that he turned a full-time starter for us — was his management means,” Hunt continued.
“We knew he had these particular bodily presents. We had seen him on the apply discipline. We’d seen the no-look throws. We had seen the 70-yard bombs, all that stuff – I’m unsure we had seen the left-handed throw however possibly,” he stated. “However anyhow, we knew we had that. However the nice shock was what an incredible chief he was at age 23. An NFL locker room is a really troublesome place to come back into as a younger participant and lead, but it surely was very evident that your complete workforce was trying as much as him in his first 12 months as a starter – and naturally that carried over into this previous season.”
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Mahomes threw for 4,031 yards and 26 touchdowns final season regardless of battling a knee damage.