Topic: Chiefs GM Patrick Mahomes is not even cl

Chiefs GM Patrick Mahomes is not even cl

Despite an impre sive preseason filled with Aaron Rodgers-esque throws, is not ready to supplant as the ' starting Thomas Morstead Jersey quarterback. That's something Chiefs general manager Brett Veach really wants us to know.On Sunday, ."Coach made a statement a few days back, there's no gray area," Veach said, per the team's website. "Alex (Smith) is our quarterback. Alex is so far advanced from the mental side of things in regards to his ability to read coverages, to shift to better plays and really play the che s game. He's so far ahead of what Pat (Mahomes) is. I don't think it's even close right now. But going back to Pat, the development he has made and the strides he has taken Jason Sanders Jersey in those departments has exceeded our expectations to this point. So we're excited where we are and again the longer that Alex and Pat are together, the better we will be."This preseason, Mahomes went 34 of 54 (63 percent) for 390 Nik Needham Jersey yards (7.2 YPA), four touchdowns, no interceptions, and a 109.3 pa ser rating. He added 44 yards with his legs. He did stuff that PATRICK. MAHOMES.This man makes MAGIC happen. NFL (@NFL) But that doesn't mean he's ready to start in the regular season. What Mahomes' highlight reel doesn't show are his pa ses that should've been picked off. And there were more than a few of them. Chris B. Brown put it perfectly: He can do things that help you win championships, but he still has to learn to do the things that get you Will Fuller V Jersey to the playoffs Chris B. Brown (@smartfootball) But don't be surprised if Mahomes is playing at some point this season. Due to Smith's inability to stretch the field, his ceiling is lower than Mahomes. So, if the Chiefs struggle to move the ball and fall behind in a tough AFC West, they could opt to make the move a year earlier than expected. The Chiefs already boast a top-notch defense and special teams. Their mi sing piece is a quarterback who can vault them past the AFC's best. That quarterback definitely isn't Smith. It could be Mahomes. John Jenkins Jersey Everyone, , knows Mahomes will eventually claim the QB1 job. It's not a matter of . It's a matter of . Thanks to a strong preseason, Mahomes might've sped up the proce s.