Chiefs GM Brett Veach: O-line will include 'blending' veterans with new talent in 2021
After two injuries at tackle forced the Chiefs to roll out an offensive line smattered with backup blockers, Kansas City's high-powered offense found itself stuck in the deepest of ruts in Super Bowl LV, watching Patrick Mahomes repeatedly run for his life against Tampa Bay's highly effective base rushes. K.C. GM Brett Veach hinted at his plans to remedy the team's O-line ills.
Does race remain a factor in the evaluation of NFL quarterbacks?
The 2020 season witnessed a record number of African American quarterbacks starting for their teams. And it all happened with little fanfare, which begs the question: Is race no longer a factor in the evaluation of NFL quarterbacks? It's a question Jim Trotter asked several prominent people in and around the game.
QB Index: Ranking the 59 starting quarterbacks of the 2020 NFL season
NFL.com editors evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2020 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 59. Did winning Super Bowl LV give Tom Brady enough juice to knock MVP Aaron Rodgers from the top spot?
All goes well with Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes' toe surgery
Kansas City Chiefs superstar quarterback Patrick Mahomes underwent toe surgery on Wednesday and there were no issues at all, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
NBA standout Steph Curry on Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes: I 'see a lot of myself in him'
Golden State Warriors standout Steph Curry, a two-time NBA MVP, calls Patrick Mahomes his favorite NFL player to watch and a "generational talent" on the latest episode of the "Huddle & Flow Podcast."
How the Bucs stopped the Chiefs; why Carson Wentz worries me
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks breaks down Tampa's blueprint for stopping K.C. and explains why teams should be cautious about chasing Carson Wentz.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes to undergo toe surgery Wednesday
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes would undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a torn plantar plate in his toe, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes: We need to 'find ways to be more efficient'
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes told reporters Monday -- the day after Kansas City's humbling loss to the Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV -- that he and his team need to find ways to be more efficient next season.
Patrick Mahomes human after all, as Chiefs fall to Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV
Patrick Mahomes has authored so many magical comebacks and breathtaking performances in his short career that they've become expected of the 25-year-old phenom. But Super Bowl LV showed that even Mahomes has his limits if he loses too much help, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
Chiefs' repeat bid doomed by struggles up front in Super Bowl LV loss to Buccaneers
It's said often, and once again proved to be true on the greatest stage, football is won and lost in the trenches. Tampa Bay dominated up front on both sides of the ball in Super Bowl LV, turning what promised to be an entertaining game into a lopsided affair and a 31-9 Buccaneers win over the Chiefs.
What we learned from Buccaneers win over Chiefs in Super Bowl LV
Tom Brady threw for three touchdowns and the Bucs' pass rush stymied Patrick Mahomes as the Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs, 31-9, on Sunday in Super Bowl LV at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes expected to have toe surgery following season
Following Sunday's Super Bowl, Patrick Mahomes is expected to see a foot specialist and will likely have surgery to repair his ailing toe, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports. The expectation is that it won't heal on its own, an indication of just how significant the injury is.
NFL Super Bowl LV Preview: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Patrick Mahomes and the AFC's top-seeded Kansas City Chiefs square off with host Tom Brady and the NFC's fifth-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Sunday's Super Bowl LV, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS.
Tyreek Hill excited by Patrick Mahomes' play in practice: 'He's throwing dots'
The reigning Super Bowl MVP is just days from attempting to defend his crown, and his weaponry is polished, oiled, loaded and ready to fire. Tyreek Hill said Patrick Mahomes, has looked a different kind of special in practice this week.
Bucs' success of Brady signing has NFL eyeing massive QB movement
Last March, Tampa Bay went all in with the signing of Tom Brady, a get-rich-quick scheme that paid off handsomely. Now, after the Bucs' success, many in this copycat league are bracing for falling dominos, with unprecedented quarterback movement this offseason, writes Michael Silver.
Super Bowl LV: Five lessons to take from Chiefs, Buccaneers
What can the rest of the NFL learn from the Bucs' and Chiefs' path to Super Bowl LV? Bucky Brooks breaks down five main lessons from both teams.
Super Bowl LV picks: Will Patrick Mahomes' Chiefs or Tom Brady's Buccaneers win in Tampa?
Will the Chiefs hoist the Lombardi Trophy for the second straight year? Can Tampa wins its second Super Bowl title? Which players will steal the spotlight? Thirty-two analysts provide predictions for Super Bowl LV.
2020 NFL season award picks: Analysts vote on MVP, Coach of the Year, more
While Alex Smith is the clear favorite to win Comeback Player of the Year at NFL Honors, several other awards -- including Defensive Player of the Year and Coach of the Year -- are far less clear. Thirty-three NFL analysts make their picks for each of the major individual awards.
Patrick Mahomes is coming for Tom Brady's throne, but history shines on the G.O.A.T.
Tom Brady has lorded over the league for two decades, but Patrick Mahomes is coming for the throne. Are we about to witness a changing of the guard on Super Bowl Sunday? Mike Giardi says the G.O.A.T.'s pasture is riddled with failed challengers.
Busting Super Bowl LV narratives: Truth about Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes, Rob Gronkowski and more
Is Tom Brady a system quarterback? Should the Buccaneers try to blitz Patrick Mahomes? Has Rob Gronkowski lost a step? Keegan Abdoo and Mike Band use Next Gen Stats to discern the truth behind some bold narratives surrounding Super Bowl LV.
Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes exude mutual respect on 'Super Bowl Opening Night'
As exhibited on Monday night, there's great respect for each other between Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Buccaneers QB Tom Brady. Both stars were hugely complimentary of each other while speaking with Kay Adams on "Super Bowl Opening Night."
Super Bowl LV: Seven predictions you can trust in Chiefs-Buccaneers
With Super Bowl LV just around the corner, Cynthia Frelund locks in seven predictions you can count on in Chiefs-Buccaneers. Will Kansas City win by more than four points? How many yards will Travis Kelce have?
2020 in review: Inside the most unique season in NFL history
Judy Battista looks at the moments, the people and the decisions that got the NFL safely to the finish line of a treacherous season filled with pandemic-induced fear, anguish and hope.
Chasing the G.O.A.T.: What Patrick Mahomes must average to break Tom Brady's NFL records
Tom Brady has rewritten the NFL record books. Could Patrick Mahomes eventually knock TB12 off his throne? NFL Media researcher Cole Jacobson reveals what it'd take for the 25-year-old Chiefs superstar to statistically eclipse the G.O.A.T.
NFL Throwback: Patrick Mahomes Texas Tech highlights
Check out Patrick Mahomes' greatest plays during his college career at Texas Tech.
Mahomes' foundation donates 15K meals to food banks in Tyler, Texas
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' foundation donates 15k meals to food banks in Tyler, Texas.
NFL 360: How Black QBs have used their platforms to spark change
Wayne Brady, Jemele Hill, Rev. Al Sharpton and Anthony Anderson discuss the opportunity and responsibility for Black quarterbacks in the NFL to speak out and affect change, especially given the social injustices that we saw in 2020. And current star quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Patrick Mahomes share what giving back and spreading awareness about racial equity means to them.
NFL 360: How young Black QBs impact today's NFL game
John Legend, Snoop Dogg, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Cedric the Entertainer celebrate a generation of young Black quarterbacks, including Patrick Mahomes, Deshaun Watson, Dak Prescott, Lamar Jackson and Russell Wilson, who are dominating on the game's biggest stage.
What's the Mt. Rushmore of active NFL QBs in 2021?
NFL Network's James Jones and Derek Carr debate the Mt. Rushmore of active NFL QBs in 2021.
Shaq Barrett discusses how Todd Bowles gameplan helped slow down Chiefs
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Shaq Barrett discusses how defensive coordinator Todd Bowles gameplan helped slow down the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV.
D.J. explains how 'stubbornness' stalled Chiefs offense in Super Bowl LV
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah explains how 'stubbornness' stalled the Kansas City Chiefs offense in Super Bowl LV.
Mahomes, Reid diagnose what went wrong for Chiefs in Super Bowl LV
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and head coach Andy Reid address the media after Super Bowl LV.
Garafolo: Mahomes expected to have surgery on toe this offseason
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports on Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes' turf toe.
Next Gen Stats: How Tom Brady and the Bucs won Super Bowl LV
How the commitment to play-action unleashed Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski in Super Bowl LV. Get all of the insights from Chiefs-Buccaneers here.
Patrick Mahomes reacts to loss vs. Bucs in Super Bowl LV
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes reacts to his team's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV.
Chiefs vs. Buccaneers highlights | Super Bowl LV
Watch the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers highlights from Super Bowl LV.
Mahomes finds Demarcus Robinson to convert on fourth-and-3
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes finds wide receiver Demarcus Robinson to convert on fourth-and-3.
Mahomes steps up, rips 33-yard laser to Kelce from his own end zone
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes steps up, rips 33-yard laser to tight end Travis Kelce from his own end zone.
Mahomes goes over 100 passing yards on pinpoint dart to Tyreek Hill
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes goes over 100 passing yards on his pinpoint dart to Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill.
Mahomes takes off for scrambling third-down pickup
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes takes off for scrambling third-down pickup.
'NFL GameDay Morning' crew makes their Super Bowl LV bold predictions
The 'NFL GameDay Morning' crew makes their Super Bowl LV bold predictions.
Justin Herbert reveals which QBs he watched while preparing for rookie season
Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert reveals which quarterbacks he watched while preparing for his rookie season.
Emmanuel Sanders: Chiefs-Bucs were brought together for Super Bowl LV by 'football gods'
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders says that the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers were brought together for Super Bowl LV by the 'football gods.'
Patrick Mahomes sits down with Kurt Warner to discuss his rivalry against Tom Brady
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sits down with NFL Network's Kurt Warner to discuss his rivalry against Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
Doug Williams discusses significance of black starting QBs in the NFL
Washington Football Team's Doug Williams discusses the significance of black starting quarterbacks in the NFL.
Evolution of the Black quarterback in the NFL
Watch the evolution of the Black quarterback in the NFL.
Rapoport: Patrick Mahomes to undergo offseason toe surgery
Ian Rapoport reports that Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will undergo an offseason toe surgery.
Chadiha: How Patrick Mahomes will deal with Buccaneers' pass rush
NFL Network's Jeffri Chadiha explains how Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' pass rush.