Chiefs video: Patrick Mahomes may have had knee popped back into place on the field
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes went down in the second quarter of Thursday Night Football with a right knee injury sustained on a QB sneak attempt on 4th-and-1. It appears as if the 2018 MVP suffered a dislocated knee cap, as the broadcast showed the trainers popping it back into place on the field.
— ACL Recovery Club (@ACLrecoveryCLUB) October 18, 2019
As Twitter account ACL Recovery Club says, there is no ligament damage, as they see to the naked eye. A knee cap dislocation alone is often not season-ending. However, he won’t be back for the rest of Kansas City’s Week 7 tilt with the Denver Broncos.
Mahomes’ knee will swell up considerably after suffering the dislocation, which will make it to where he will struggle to walk without support. However, that will go down with time. For instance, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford suffered the same injury in 2009 and came back three weeks later. The real key is if he suffered ligament damage or not.
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