Who was Chiefs’ emergency quarterback in AFC divisional spherical?

When Kansas Metropolis Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes went down towards the Jacksonville Jaguars within the AFC divisional spherical, backup quarterback Chad Henne came into the game for mainly all the second quarter. Henne was masterful, leading a 98-yard touchdown drive. However what would have occurred on the quarterback place if the unthinkable have been to occur and Henne have been to exit that recreation with an damage?

The Chiefs have various former quarterbacks on their roster. Whether or not they performed in highschool or school. Beforehand, Travis Kelce has been the emergency backup for Kansas City as a former highschool and school quarterback. After his interception towards the Giants again in Week 11 of the 2017 NFL season, plainly Andy Reid has soured on that concept.

Towards the Jaguars, Reid informed reporters there would have been a distinct emergency quarterback.

“Yeah, we’ve bought a pair (of) guys there which have performed quarterback in school,” Reid stated. “Primary (Jerick McKinnon) was one in all them. It will’ve in all probability been primary up.”

An offense that includes McKinnon would have appeared vastly totally different than the one that includes Mahomes or Henne. McKinnon was a triple-option quarterback at Georgia Southern, with nearly all of his success and manufacturing coming within the floor recreation. He rushed for 3,899 dashing yards and 42 touchdowns throughout his four-year profession. He accomplished simply 31 passes on 72 makes an attempt for 805 yards and 12 touchdowns with 4 interceptions.

Hopefully, the Chiefs are by no means put in a scenario the place they should deploy McKinnon because the emergency quarterback, nevertheless it’s definitely enjoyable to think about what it would appear like with McKinnon on the helm.


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Story originally appeared on Chiefs Wire

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