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In honor of his first start, NFL picked Patrick Mahomes’ top five preseason plays

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

Chiefs fans were just a tad excited on Wednesday about the news that rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes would make his first NFL start Sunday at Denver.

This kind of sums up what fans are expecting:

That’s a joke, of course. However, a lot of fans took to social media to express their joy at the news of Mahomes’ first start.

Mahomes, who was the Chiefs’ first-round pick in this year’s draft, completed 34 of 54 passes for 390 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions in the preseason. He also made a number of dazzling plays.

On Wednesday, the NFL shared what it said was Mahomes’ five best moments from his preseason games. Here is that video:

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