Patrick Mahomes is leading the Kansas City Chiefs to their third Super Bowl appearance in the past four seasons with a shot at a second ring firmly within reach, all before his 28th birthday.
Mahomes is on par with Pro Football Hall of Famer Len Dawson for the first six seasons of his career. The Texas native has one ring, three conference championships, five Pro Bowl selections and two All-Pro nods. Dawson had one ring, three AFL Championships, seven Pro Bowl selections, and two All-Pro nominations from 1957 to 1975.
Former Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles believes what Mahomes has done makes him one of the greatest players in franchise history and puts him on a path to catching up with Tom Brady as the greatest of all time. .
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«He’s definitely surpassed me for sure for being the greatest Chief player of all time with what he’s accomplished,» Charles told Fox News Digital in a recent interview. «He’s already won a Super Bowl and has been to the Super Bowl three times. He’s definitely one of the Chiefs’ all-time greatest players, and so is Travis Kelce.
«If he wins this, it’s not about the Chiefs, it’s what his NFL legacy is going to be. Can he continue to chase Tom Brady? That’s basically the goal. Everyone will start comparing him.»
Charles was a four-time Pro Bowler and a four-time All-Pro with Kansas City. He had 7,260 yards and 43 touchdowns in his nine seasons with the Chiefs. He told Fox News Digital how confident he was that Kansas City would make it.
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«I’m 100 percent sure I’m a Chiefs player,» Charles said. «A lot of people don’t believe, so it makes me feel like I should believe. I wonder why? A lot of people think the Eagles are going to win. But I believe in coach Andy Reid. They do an amazing job.» job of preparing your players before a bye and preparing them for a game. I know everyone in the locker room will be drenched and ready to play.
«Some of the guys have been on that stage before and some of the Eagles guys have been on that stage as well, some of the defensive guys, but we have the experience of the offensive guys and we have the experience of the defensive guys.»
Charles hopes the Chiefs can get the dub out on Sunday and with that the team can throw out some ice cold beers for their Super Bowl celebration.
The former NFL player hopes to «Bring Home The Bud Light» for the game. Fully equipped Bud Light trucks will head to Kansas City and Philadelphia to prepare for the possible parties. Fans also have the chance to win free Bud Light by tweeting #easytoenjoy and #sweepstakes to enter their party contest.
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Charles said he was «super excited» to help bring Bud Light trucks back to the city where he roared to the fans at Arrowhead Stadium.