Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is trending in direction of participating this week after receiving an elevated workload in Wednesday’s practice.
Mahomes logged a full practice for the first time since struggling a dislocated correct kneecap by means of the Chiefs’ Week 7 win over the Denver Broncos, primarily based on the workforce’s official injury report.
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid suggested reporters Wednesday that Mahomes would have his reps elevated in practice this week sooner than making a selection on the star quarterback’s availability for Sunday’s matchup in direction of the Tennessee Titans.
“We’re not going to put him out there unless he’s safe to do it,” Reid acknowledged. “But he’s acquired to endure this work diploma and preserve rising it and see how he does.
“We’re going to see how he does. I believe it is going to be day-to-day and see how he handles it. He did not take a ton of reps a final week, so we’ll attempt to improve them right here a bit and see the way it works out.”
Backup quarterback Matt Moore modified Mahomes in direction of the Broncos after his knee injury. Moore obtained a majority of the first-team snaps in practice throughout the last two weeks whereas Mahomes practiced in a restricted functionality.
Mahomes, the reigning NFL MVP, has achieved 157-of-241 passes for 2,180 yards, 15 touchdowns, and one interception in seven video games this season.