Sports World Holds Its Breath After Gruesome Looking Injury To Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes Against Jaguars

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The NFL playoffs may have just been completely flipped on their head.

The top-seeded Kansas City Chiefs, who entered the playoffs at 14-3 as the champions of the AFC West, were the prohibitive Super Bowl favorites entering the postseason.

A large part of that was presumptive league MVP Patrick Mahomes, who had a career year in the midst of an already hall of fame caliber career.

But now that may be all for naught. Mahomes went down clutching his knee late in the first quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Divisional round after getting rolled up by Jags defender Arden Key.

He then proceeded to limp around for the next few plays of the drive before hobbling off after the first quarter ended.

Fans couldn’t believe what they were seeing.

Mahomes returned and finished the possession but clearly struggled to move. It ended with a Chiefs field goal to retake the lead, 10-7. He then slammed his towel down and left the Kansas City sideline once Jacksoville took possession. Without Mahomes healthy, the Chiefs are now facing an uphill battle.