Fan Reactions To What Patrick Mahomes Said About Brother Jackson’s Arrest Were All Over The Place

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It’s been almost three months since Jackson Mahomes, the brother of Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes, was accused of pushing a waiter and sexually assaulting a woman at a restaurant.

Two months later, Jackson Mahomes was arrested on suspicion of aggravated sexual battery and more disturbing details about the incident came to light.

During all of that time, Patrick Mahomes (unlike his wife Brittany) has kept his thoughts about his brother’s legal troubles to himself, staying silent and not adding to the conversation.

That, however, was never going to last because eventually Patrick Mahomes was going to have to stand up in front of the media and a reporter was surely going to ask him about it.

Which is exactly what happened on Wednesday during the media session at the Kansas City Chiefs offseason training camp.

“Patrick, what’s it been like for you to deal with the Jackson situation?” a reporter asked Mahomes.

“Honestly, it’s kind of a personal thing that I’m just kind of going to keep to myself,” Patrick replied.

“I mean, at the end of the day, I come here to play football and try to take care of my family at the same time. So I just kind of keep it to myself and just go out there and play football when I’m in the building.

Patrick Mahomes has had to learn how to separate his private life from public life

Mahomes was then asked about how he has come to deal with what’s personal and private and whether that was a process he’s had to learn to navigate.

“I think it’s a process everyone has to navigate in life,” Mahomes replied. “Obviously I’m on a bigger stage, but at the same time it’s your family.

“But you have to come in here and do a job and that’s what I try to do every day.”

Considering this was the first time Patrick Mahomes has discussed his brother Jackson’s arrest, naturally, many NFL fans had thoughts about what he said.

“They’re 100% right to ask it but that’s the exact answer he should give,” one fan commented. “He’s not responsible for his brother. Though what he could and should do is stop his brother from being credentialed for a while and tell his brother to stay out of the public eye for a long time.”

“What I seem to notice is @espn @nflnetwork aren’t doing a deep dive as they would on any other issue. Curious why?” another fan wondered. “They press (market) on anything else.”

“A real leader would’ve addressed it being not ok, even if it was his brother,” someone else suggested. “Just shows how much a fraud Patrick Mahomes is. ‘Rules for thee but not for me and my fam!’ Pathetic.”

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