Chiefs to start contract talks with Patrick Mahomes this summer time: ‘We would like him to play his whole profession in Kansas Metropolis’
The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs are losing no time in making certain that Tremendous Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes stays on as quarterback “for all times.”
Chiefs Chairman Clark Hunt instructed KRLD Wednesday evening that they hope to start contract talks with Mahomes earlier than the brand new season begins.
“The negotiations are one thing we’ll be moving into this summer time,” he stated. “However what he has stated and what we’ve stated, either side is, he desires to be a Kansas Metropolis Chief for all times, and that’s our mentality as properly. We would like him to play his whole profession in Kansas Metropolis, and that’s what we’re going to be taking pictures for.”
The Chiefs exercised the fifth-year choice on Mahomes’ rookie contract final month and have stated that they plan to supply him a long-term deal that insiders say may make him the very best paid quarterback in NFL historical past at simply 24-years-old.
“By way of particular qualities, the factor that basically struck me in 2018 — the primary 12 months that he turned a full-time starter for us — was his management potential,” Hunt continued.
“We knew he had these particular bodily presents. We had seen him on the follow subject. We’d seen the no-look throws. We had seen the 70-yard bombs, all that stuff – I’m undecided we had seen the left-handed throw however perhaps,” he stated. “However anyhow, we knew we had that. However the nice shock was what an awesome chief he was at age 23. An NFL locker room is a really troublesome place to come back into as a younger participant and lead, nevertheless it was very evident that the complete group was wanting as much as him in his first 12 months as a starter – and naturally that carried over into this previous season.”
Mahomes threw for 4,031 yards and 26 touchdowns final season regardless of battling a knee damage.