After today’s Chiefs win, quarterback Patrick Mahomes was unavailable to the media because he left immediately after the game to attend to a family emergency.
Coverage note: Andy Reid said that the @ChiefsPR staff will arrange a time for the local media to speak with QB Patrick Mahomes, who left right after the game due to a family emergency.
— Pete Sweeney (@pgsween) November 12, 2018
Patrick Mahomes will not be available postgame because of a family emergency I’m told. He has already left the stadium. He skipped doing the on the field interview as well with the game broadcast.
— James Palmer (@JamesPalmerTV) November 11, 2018
A few hours later we have now learned that the stepfather of Mahomes’ girlfriend Brittany Matthews passed away suddenly on Sunday afternoon at the Chiefs game.
Here is Miss Matthews touching Instagram post dedicated to her stepfather.
After today's game #Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes immediately left the locker room for a family emergency. His girlfriend, Brittany, posted on Instagram that her stepdad collapsed outside Arrowhead Stadium and passed away at the hospital. Very sad. pic.twitter.com/DPTtgZzyPa
— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) November 12, 2018
Patrick Mahomes’ girlfriend Brittany Matthews posted on Instagram that her stepfather passed away at the Chiefs game today
Has to be heartbreaking for the family pic.twitter.com/CmVhaZ9s4F
— Brooke Pryor (@bepryor) November 12, 2018
Here's the update on Patrick Mahomes' family emergency. Our thoughts and prayers are with @brittanylynne8 and their family. pic.twitter.com/FufpXfhGPv
— Dani Welniak (@DaniWelniak) November 12, 2018
Today is a day I will never forget! Directly after this picture I sprinted to the front entrance to see my step dad passed out! He did not come back from this and he was called to heaven today! I KNOW 100% he is so happy up there with his kids looking down on us cheering loud that his chiefs won today! Thank you everyone for the prayers and sweet text! We will miss you Paul So So So Much! I will take care of mom for you!❤️🙏🏼
Prayers up to Brittany Matthews and her family.