Is it possible Patrick Mahomes could play BETTER on his injured ankle this weekend? Michael Vick definitely believes so … informing TMZ Sports he thinks it might really assist the QB vs. the Bengals!!!
Vick described … when he was fighting through conditions throughout huge video games in his famous profession, it made him focus more on the field — and, in turn, upped his video game a bit.
The previous Philadelphia Eagles signal-caller informs us he expects comparable arise from Mahomes in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday.
“I know this from playing at a high level and playing against high-level competition,” Vick stated, “sometimes when you play hurt, you’ll be a little bit more focused. A little bit more dialed in.”
Patrick Mahomes nasty looking ankle turn pic.twitter.com/MEu2rFnQxz
— Arye Pulli (@AryePulliTSP) January 21, 2023
Mahomes injured his ankle last Saturday versus the Jacksonville Jaguars, however ended up out the video game. Vick states the Chiefs’ star’s capability to come back regardless of twisting the limb offers him self-confidence Mahomes is among the uncommon professional athletes who can step up regardless of an injury.
“Playing hurt is not a bad thing if you know how to do it,” Vick stated. “Only certain people can do it — and the ones that are listening right now, they know what I’m saying. They can relate.”
#Chiefs Patrick Mahomes (ankle) practicing once again on Friday. pic.twitter.com/IXvsa6VsMd
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Mahomes hasn’t been seen sporting much of a limp at all given that the injury — and is anticipated to break Cincinnati.
Of course, if he wins, he’ll have an area in yet another Super Bowl — and if the Eagles handle to do the exact same, Jalen Hurts will too … marking the first-ever Big Game that will include 2 Black beginning quarterbacks.
Vick, who really is assisting produce an approaching docuseries on the “Evolution of the Black Quarterback in America,” states he’s delighted about the possibility … informing us, “That’s really special.”