Chiefs starting rookie Patrick Mahomes vs Broncos

Chiefs starting rookie Patrick Mahomes vs Broncos

Patrick Mahomes will make his first National Football League start for the Chiefs, who have clinched the AFC West. Mahomes was the No. 10 pick in the draft, and the Chiefs gave up their 2017 first- and third-round selections and a 2018 first-round pick in a trade with the Bills to move up 17 spots and select him - ahead of promising Texans rookie Deshaun Watson.

The Chiefs are unveiling top pick Patrick Mahomes in Denver on Sunday with their division title and fourth overall postseason seed secure, Andy Reid announced Wednesday.

Mahomes, 22, played in all four preseason games, completing 34 of 54 pass attempts with four touchdowns and zero interceptions. So, it makes sense for starting quarterback Alex Smith and numerous other regulars to get a week off before the playoffs.

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Mahomes is only 22 years old, so keeping him on the bench to learn once more is an option, although smart money says general manager Brett Veach hands the keys to Mahomes for 2018. They are now on a three-game winning streak. Of course, Reid also declined to bench Smith in favor of Mahomes when the Chiefs lost six of seven games in the middle of the season.

While the stakes for this game are low, a good performance by Mahomes would leave fans feeling confident in his ability to take over as the full-time starter next fall.

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