Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes could face a prolonged spell on the sidelines after dislocating his kneecap all the blueprint thru his aspect’s 30-6 place over the Denver Broncos on Thursday.
Mahomes, final season’s NFL MVP, went down in agony all the blueprint thru an offensive pile-on in the 2nd quarter and faces “on the least” three weeks out.
The 24-300 and sixty five days-venerable will endure a scan to hunt out out the extent of the afflict.
After the game, Mahomes tweeted: “All the issues having a glimpse correct to this point.”
Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he “did now not know how extreme the afflict modified into”.
“We’re correct with whatever course this thing goes,” he added.
Up to now in 2019, Mahomes has carried on his correct extinguish from his document-breaking 2018 season in spite of being hampered by a sprained ankle he suffered towards the Jacksonville Jaguars in the opening game.
Mahomes, who led his aspect to their first AFC Championship game since 1993 final season, has thrown 15 touchdowns and appropriate one interception this season.
The Chiefs, who introduced in dilapidated Matt Moore, 35, to interchange Mahomes, now comprise a 9-day destroy except they host the Green Bay Packers on 27 October.