Patrick Mahomes has been a human highlight reel since entering the NFL, but these are the 20 quintessential Mahomes highlights we can watch on repeat.
The unquestioned star of Super Bowl 54 is Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who has emerged as the best player at his position. Mahomes has the stats to back that claim up, but he has also managed to dominate the headlines with some awe-inspiring highlights over the first few years of his career.
With that in mind, FanSided has gone through the tape and come up with the 20 most memorable Mahomes moments from his NFL career. Let’s dive right in with a good old fashioned touchdown scramble from this season.
20. Mahomes scrambles for a touchdown against the Bears
The Chiefs found themselves in a must-win spot on Sunday Night Football in Week 16 at Chicago, and Mahomes took care of business with his legs in this one. Facing a 3rd-and-5 from the Bears’ 12-yard line, Mahomes deftly scrambled out of the pocket when no one was open, trotting easily into the end zone for the game’s first points.
19. Mahomes hits Mecole Hardman with a missile against the Chargers
Skip to the 2:23 mark to see another laser beam of a throw from the great Mahomes. This one comes back in Week 17, with the Chiefs needing a home win against the Los Angeles Chargers and a New England loss to secure a first round bye in the playoffs.
The visiting Chargers jumped out to a 7-3 lead and Mahomes was facing a 3rd-and-7 from his own 46. Los Angeles brought the pressure, but Mahomes calmly stood in the pocket and delivered a bullet to Mecole Hardman, who made a spectacular catch to set up the Chiefs inside the Chargers’ 30.