The quarterback wanted to return to the field immediately, but was sent to the Kansas City locker room for review; Chad Henne replaced him
The Kansas City Chiefs suffered a severe blow this Saturday with the departure of the star quarterback patrick mahomes in the first quarter of the match divisional round against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
On a first-and-10 play from the 49-yard line by the jaguars, Mahomes eluded defensive pressure and threw a 4-yard pass to Blake Bell, however, after breaking the ball, the defensive end of JacksonvilleArden Key, fell on the ankle quarterback’s right
Mahomes he got up limping and touched his ankle The right-hander, however, stayed infield for the remainder of the drive, which concluded with Harrison Butker’s 50-yard field goal to take a temporary 10–7 lead.
Mahomes he was left on the bench and intended to return to play for the next series, however he was sent to the locker room to be checked out and the quarterback reacted by slamming his coat to the ground.
After a few minutes, Mahomes returned to the bench and the team reported that his return to the game was questionable due to a injury in it ankle.
After the break at half time, Mahomes he returned to the court with a bandage on his right ankle.
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Before your injury, Mahomes he had completed 10 of 12 passes for 77 yards with a touchdown.
Veteran Chad Henne entered in place of Mahomes and led a touchdown drive on his first possession, covering 98 yards in 12 plays, culminating with a 1-yard pass to tight end Travis Kelce to extend their lead to 17-7.
The chiefs they appeared in the playoffs after being byed in the Wild Card Round for finishing as the No. 1 seed in the AFC with a 14-3 record in the regular season. Jacksonville advanced to the divisional round after beating the Los Angeles Chargers, rallying from a 27-0 deficit late in the second quarter.