Alongside with his offensive histrionics coming snappily forward on a weekly basis, Kansas City Chiefs 2d-year quarterbacking wunderkind Patrick Mahomes became a one-man highlight reel.
Mahomes save up mind-spinning numbers in the end of the 2018 season and did so with uncover-popping athletic prowess similar to all the map in which thru-the-body tosses and no-peep throws.
Thus, it likely taken aback few on Saturday when the Kansas City sophomore sensation became announced as the 2018 Associated Press NFL Offensive Participant of the twelve months at NFL Honors from Atlanta’s FOX Theatre on Saturday.
“I observed him proceed to develop for the length of coaching camp, and per week since then, I believed he persisted to greater his game,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said at his stop-of-season press conference. “That is a immense basis for him. His work ethic, his indulge in for the sport, his management — all of those issues — persisted to develop. That can drive him, and it provides us a immense opportunity to be a productive soccer team.”
In the frequent season, Mahomes had a pair of landing passes in 14 games and achieved with a league-high 50 to easily 12 interceptions, as he achieved 383 passes in 580 attempts (66 p.c) for 5,097 yards and a whopping 318.6 yards per game.
Mahomes is mainly the indispensable Chief to haul in the award since operating abet Priest Holmes in 2002 and the two are the simplest Kansas City gamers to enjoy interplay home the hardware because it became first handed out in 1972.
Mahomes earned 30 of fifty votes, beating out New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (16), Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins (2) and Los Angeles Rams RB Todd Gurley (2).