Patrick Mahomes has not been himself in 2021 and many cannot seem to explain what is so different.
Days after the worst statistical game of his NFL career, Patrick Mahomes said he got up in front of his Kansas City Chiefs teammates and told them their offensive struggles were his fault.
“You can just watch the tape and know that I need to play better in order to have success,” Mahomes said Thursday after his career-low 6.0 QBR in last week’s game against the Tennessee Titans. “There were plays where guys were open. There were plays where we had matchups down the field that I didn’t hit that I usually would give those guys opportunities to make plays.
“I’ve said something to them that I’ve got to be better. At the same time, they have that mindset that they’re going to try to build me up. It’s a thing where you’re not going to play your best game every single game, and that’s when you have to rely on your other guys to kind of step up and make plays for you.”
Despite his woes and words, many think something deeper is going on which is why people are concerned about his mental health because of some resurfaced TikTok videos from the summer that show him looking down while
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Mahomes has thrown at least one interception in each of the past six games. He has nine this season, compared to six all of last year.