There is no doubt the Kansas City Chiefs would have much rather been in Atlanta preparing for Super Bowl LIII, but instead, five Chiefs—Eric Fisher, Dee Ford, Tyreek Hill, Patrick Mahomes and Anthony Sherman—played in the Pro Bowl on Sunday.
Patrick Mahomes was named the game’s offensive MVP, as he went 7 of 14 for 156 yards and an 18-yard touchdown to Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron.
He also attempted a no-look pass...
...that made viewers in Atlanta gasp.
The power of Patrick Mahomes: The place in Atlanta I'm eating at has the volume up for the Pro Bowl, and a bunch of people loudly gasped at the no-look throw he just attempted. Again ... in the Pro Bowl.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) January 27, 2019
Mahomes also cursed.
Mahomes spoke to ESPN after he was removed from the game early in the game’s second quarter.
Mahomes gets interviewed after his two TD performance in the Pro Bowl: pic.twitter.com/B4CoTWFxS1— Dani Welniak (@KCTVDani) January 27, 2019
“You dream about [playing],” Mahomes said. “Until you’re actually here and you’re just enjoying being a part of this, being a part of this process, the Pro Bowl, the season and being around a lot of great people, you really can’t measure that when you’re a little kid.”
For what it’s worth, Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman gave Mahomes a run for his money in the MVP race. Sherman had a touchdown to give the AFC a 14-0 lead with a goal-line run.
Sherman finished with three receptions for 92 yards, as well as four rushes for 11 yards that included the 1-yard touchdown.
Sausage th real MVP— Charcandrick West (@Charcandrick26) January 27, 2019
Jets safety Jamal Adams was named the game’s defensive MVP.
Final Chiefs stats
QB PATRICK MAHOMES - 7 of 14 for 156 yards and a touchdown
FB ANTHONY SHERMAN - 4 rushes for 11 yards and a touchdown; 3 catches for 92 yards
WR TYREEK HILL - 3 receptions for 23 yards (10 targets); 2 rushes for 24 yards
OL ERIC FISHER
LB DEE FORD - 3 tackles (2 solo)
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