Friday, 19 April, 2019

Patrick Mahomes’ Contract Prevents Him From Doing All Of These Things

The Chiefs ended Patrick Mahomes' basketball career after seeing viral video Chiefs tell Mahomes to stay away from basketball
Shannon Reynolds | 08 February, 2019, 14:57

NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes is a man of many talents. The Chiefs ended up falling short in the AFC Championship game but Mahomes more than proved himself as one of the best up and coming players in the league. The Kansas City Chiefs, however, don't want him utilizing his skills on the hardwood.

Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach said during an interview with 810 WHB in Kansas City that after watching that video of Mahomes playing b-ball, he reached out to the quarterback's agent and asked him to not do that anymore.

"The Kingdom can rest assure that we have that under control: no more basketball for Pat".

Veach said on Kansas City radio station 810 WHB on Thursday that he was anxious enough about the franchise quarterback risking an injury that he put in a call to Mahomes' agent, Leigh Steinberg.

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"You're breaking a lot of ankles out there, just make sure you're not breaking your own", Veach said.

"We were able to nip that in the bud and we feel good about the plan of no basketball with Pat moving forward", Veach added.

"We were laughing but ... the problem with Pat is he does everything 100 miles per hour and is so dang competitive", Veach said. And as 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman put it, it's on the team to put this in the contract, not just say something after a video goes viral.

Mahomes' contract details seem pretty standard.

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