Patrick Mahomes Regrets Hugging Stephon Gilmore Who Tested Positive For COVID-19, Is Sleeping In Separate Bedroom At Home To Keep Pregnant Fiancé Safe
Kansas City Chiefs superstar QB Patrick Mahomes admits he may have made a mistake when he hugged Pats DB Stephon Gilmore on Monday night.
On Wednesday morning it was revealed that Gilmore had tested positive for COVID-19.
#Patriots star CB Stephon Gilmore has tested positive for the coronavirus and the team isn't expected to practice today, per sources.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 7, 2020
After Monday night’s Chiefs-Pats game Mahomes was seen hugging Gilmore which worried some fans.
Here’s Stephon Gilmore hugging it out with Patrick Mahomes postgame on Monday night 🤔 pic.twitter.com/N9uJP51ZQs
— Icculus The Brave (@FirenzeMike) October 7, 2020
Yeah, that’s Stephon Gilmore breathin’ all over Patrick Mahomes. 😬 pic.twitter.com/UEeiydZ5F7
— Chris Mack (@THEChrisMack) October 7, 2020
On Wednesday, Mahomes spoke to the media and says it was a “mental lapse” to hug Gilmore after the game. Mahomes also went on to say that he’s been sleeping in a separate bedroom at home to keep his pregnant fiancé Brittany Matthews safe from contracting COVID-19 just in case.
Patrick Mahomes on with Stephon Gilmore after the game: "You just have to trust in the protocols and the process in place. It was a little bit of a mental lapse."
Mahomes said he wanted to show good sportsmanship & obviously didn't know about Gilmore's upcoming positive test.
— Nate Taylor (@ByNateTaylor) October 7, 2020
Patrick Mahomes slept in a separate bedroom and stayed away from his pregnant fiancé since a positive test surfaced within the #chiefs.
— James Palmer (@JamesPalmerTV) October 7, 2020
As of Wednesday morning, no Chiefs players have tested positive for Coronavirus but that could change in the coming days.
A morning summary:
Two new positive tests in Tennessee, putting Sunday’s Bills-Titans game in jeopardy.
Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore tested positive, putting Sunday’s Patriots-Broncos game in jeopardy.
No positive tests today with Chiefs, who played Patriots on Monday night.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 7, 2020