Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is doing things in the NFL that are rarely seen.
In just six NFL seasons, Mahomes has been named MVP once (soon to be twice), won a Super Bowl, and named All-Pro three times.
But, his ability to perform on the biggest stage is what is most impressive.
Mahomes has led the Chiefs to the Super Bowl in three of the last four seasons.
Seemingly, he continues to get better each season, and the whole sports world is starting to notice.
ESPN analyst Chris Canty even compared Mahomes to the greatest basketball player of all time.
.@ChrisCanty99 says Patrick Mahomes' performance is Michael Jordan-esque 👀
"It's unbelievable what Pat Mahomes is doing. … He keeps having these special moments on the biggest stage that the game has to offer. It really is Jordan-esque." pic.twitter.com/r3gVySRm55
— Get Up (@GetUpESPN) January 31, 2023
Even though these athletes played different sports, you can see similarities in their games.
They both played with a certain flare and charisma that allows them to be the very best.
But, when it comes to accolades alone, Mahomes has a lot of work to do to catch Jordan.
Jordan was 6-0 in the NBA Finals throughout his career, but Mahomes is already 1-1 in Super Bowls.
Some could say this upcoming Super Bowl is a legacy game for the NFL’s best player.
If Mahomes were to lose this game and fall to 1-2 in Super Bowls, the GOAT talk around him will quiet down.
But, a win in this Super Bowl would have the same effect in the opposite direction.
Mahomes is looking to win two Super Bowls in his first six seasons.
Also, he will try to become only the fifth quarterback ever to win two Super Bowls and two league MVP awards.
Despite not having the second MVP yet, he is the overwhelming favorite and it will be announced the day before the big game.
Ultimately, there is a lot on the line for Mahomes in this Super Bowl.
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