June 12, 2024

NFL

Mahomes was battling an sickness final week and likewise has a lower on his left hand.

Patrick Mahomes was battling an sickness final week within the Chiefs’ loss to the Broncos. (AP Photograph/Michael Probst) AP

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Patrick Mahomes feels “completely superb” after an sickness and mentioned on Friday he’s prepared to maneuver on from final week’s subpar efficiency when the Chiefs face the Miami Dolphins.

The Kansas Metropolis quarterback had flu-like signs earlier than dropping a fumble and throwing two interceptions in a 24-9 loss to the Denver Broncos.

“I’m feeling completely superb,” Mahomes mentioned Friday at a press convention after the defending Tremendous Bowl champions landed in Frankfurt and held a follow. “It was sort of simply that evening and a bit bit that subsequent day. I sort of received again fairly rapidly.”

Mahomes additionally sustained a lower on his left hand, however mentioned he’s not apprehensive about it forward of Sunday’s recreation.

“The hand is okay, simply need to cowl it up for some practices, however I don’t suppose I’ll have a lot of something on it for the sport,” he mentioned.

The Chiefs had key drops and 5 turnovers within the loss to the Broncos.

“You discover that stuff, you appropriate it, you speak about it together with your coaches and your teammates and you then transfer on,” Mahomes mentioned. “The NFL is an extended season. That stuff occurs.”

Operating again Clyde Edwards-Helaire didn’t make the journey due to an sickness.

Chiefs coach Andy Reid mentioned they’ve finished the Friday arrival — the Dolphins got here to Frankfurt on Tuesday to get acclimated — twice earlier than and received each video games, one in London and one other in Mexico Metropolis.

“The fellows appeared to answer it,” Reid mentioned. ”Each group is totally different in how they go about it.”

FIELD DAY

Sunday will likely be a European debut for Mahomes, whose solely different worldwide recreation was in 2019 when the Chiefs beat the Chargers 24-17 at Estadio Azteca in Mexico Metropolis.

The Chiefs had been scheduled to face the Rams in Mexico a 12 months earlier, however the recreation was moved — on six days’ discover — to Los Angeles due to poor subject situations.

Deutsche Financial institution Park not too long ago changed its pure grass with a newly put in hybrid floor that’s principally grass strengthened with artificial fibers.

The NFL pushed for the change a 12 months after gamers and coaches complained about slipping on the pure grass at Allianz Enviornment in Munich.