ESPN analyst and former NFL participant Dominique Foxworth has had sufficient of individuals consistently in search of the subsequent Patrick Mahomes.
You need to know what makes Patrick Mahomes nice? He’s Patrick Mahomes. He’s one in every of a sort.
But every offseason, we’re consistently trying to cron the subsequent model of him. If it’s not him, it’s Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady. In actuality, it’s a near-guarantee not one of the 5 quarterbacks more likely to go within the first spherical come April 29 are going to be a reproduction.
On Monday morning, ESPN analyst and former NFL cornerback Dominique Foxworth did God’s work and laid that out in plain English:
NFL Draft comparisons to Patrick Mahomes are insane
Look, Mahomes has performed three seasons within the NFL after sitting out his rookie 12 months as a backup to quarterback Alex Smith. In these aforementioned three campaigns, Mahomes has notched an MVP, one First-Crew All-Professional 12 months and one other Second-Crew All-Professional honor.
Mahomes, extra importantly, has additionally had the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs internet hosting the AFC Championship Recreation every of the previous three seasons (turning into the primary AFC staff to ever flip that trick) whereas reaching back-to-back Tremendous Bowls, together with a Tremendous Bowl LIV victory.
Whereas Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Trey Lance, Justin Fields and Mac Jones are all various prospects, attending to Mahomes’ stage goes to take a large mixture of talent and luck. Betting on any to change into a participant of his stature is lunacy, even for a participant like Lawrence who’s believed to be a generational expertise.