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Patrick Mahomes impact on Chiefs as we count their win

The Kansas City Chiefs overcame a shaky first half against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 2, with Patrick Mahomes leading the way. Mahomes marked his birthday with a hard-fought 17-9 victory, completing 29 of 41 passes for 305 yards and connecting with Kelce for a crucial touchdown. A two-time NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP, Mahomes is widely regarded as the top quarterback in the league

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Patrick Mahomes giving autographs to a crowd full of fans
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The Kansas City Chiefs had a rather lackluster performance in the first half of their game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 2. However, they managed to enter halftime with a one-point lead to show for their efforts, thanks to a goal-to-go touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to second-year wide receiver Skyy Moore.

On his birthday, Patrick Mahomes had to put in significant effort to secure a tight 17-9 victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Mahomes, who completed 29 of 41 passes for 305 yards, found Kelce unmarked in the end zone, thereby extending KC's lead to 14-6. Mahomes, a two-time NFL MVP, and a two-time Super Bowl MVP, has led the Kansas City Chiefs to the AFC championship game for five consecutive seasons. When it comes to ranking players, Mahomes is undoubtedly the top choice among quarterbacks.

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Mahomes summed up the game by stating, "When you play poorly and still win, it's much better than playing poorly and losing." He expressed his satisfaction with their ability to secure a victory in the end but acknowledged the need for improvement, saying, "There is a lot of room for improvement in various aspects of our game."


Past wins of the MVP

1. Super Bowl victory - Patrick Mahomes, a quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, secured his second N.F.L. Most Valuable Player Award, solidifying his status as the most successful passer among a rising generation of young quarterbacks who are making a significant impact on the league. Just three days later, he achieved his second Super Bowl victory by leading his team to a 38-35 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, during which he threw for 182 yards and three touchdowns. During the playoffs, Mahomes battled through an injury of his own, specifically a high ankle sprain that he initially suffered during the divisional round the previous month, and which was further aggravated in the second quarter of the Super Bowl game.

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2. AP NFL Most Valuable Player (MVP): Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has clinched the title of AP NFL Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the second time during his career. This accolade adds to his prior win in the 2018-19 season. Mahomes secured this prestigious recognition after his outstanding performance in the 2022 regular season, where he led the NFL in both passing touchdowns (41) and offensive touchdowns (45). Additionally, he set a personal record with 5,250 yards in the season, all while being a key figure in the league's top-scoring offense.
 

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