NFL Honors: Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes named league MVP in Atlanta

Chiefs QB Mahomes named 2018 NFL MVP.

Mahomes is MVP, KC future bright. 

Blog King, Mass Appeal

ATLANTA — After weeks of speculation, it’s now official. Decked out in a crepuscular designer suit and frothy shoes, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes stole the national spotlight on Saturday and received a trophy for his endeavors. The studly 23-year-old was named the NFL’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ by the Associated Press. The light-skinned assassin was cleaner than Ajax. The kid looks great on stage. “I’m truly honored to win the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award,” Mahomes told the audience.

“I have to thank the Chiefs organization for believing in me. The Hunt family, Brett Veach, Coach [Andy] Reid and, most of all, the players [who] give me their all every single day. Last, I want to thank Chiefs Kingdom. Your passion and love is unmatched.” 

As anticipated, the MVP contest was a tortoise and hare race. Mahomes kicked ass, receiving 41 of a possible 50 votes. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees garnered the other nine. Mahomes, 23, also took home accolades for ‘Offensive Player of the Year.’ Not bad for a first year starter.

Announcements and presentations transpired at the star-studded NFL Honors Ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia — hosted by comic Steve Harvey who, during his opening monologue, cracked a boffola on Mahomes’ signature hairdo — drawing guffaw from the capacity crowd.

Mahomes took the league by storm — becoming only the second quarterback in NFL history to amass 50 touchdown throws and 5,000 yards passing in a single season. He’s the first MVP in Chiefs history. Mahomes is also the youngest to win the award since Dan Marino in 1984.

It was a celebratory night all around for Chiefs Kingdom.

Former Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy, now with the Chicago Bears, was named ‘Coach of the Year.’ Legendary Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez, 42, was named a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Tony G is KC’s franchise receiving leader with 10,940 yards.

Chiefs safety Johnny Robinson, 80, was also voted into the Hall of Fame. J-Rob helped the Chiefs reach their only two Super Bowls in 1966 and 1969. But, it took the old man 39 years and a senior candidacy to get into the Hall of Fame. Damn, that’s a long wait.

Other noteworthy winners: Defensive end Chris Long of the Philadelphia Eagles was named ‘Walter Payton Man of the Year.’ Realizing there’s a paucity of clean h20, his ‘Water Boys’ organization funded 55 water wells throughout impoverished areas of Africa. Chris also donated all 16 of his paychecks to low income families in the United States — altruistic acts of a true hero.

Aaron Donald of the Los Angeles Rams was named ‘Defensive Player of the Year.’ The muscle-bound defensive tackle led the NFL with 20.5 sacks, 25 tackles for loss and 41 quarterback hits. Had it not been for Mahomes’ prowess, Donald would’ve won league MVP.

What’s your take?

Are more MVP trophies in Mahomes’ future?

Share your thoughts below.


  1. We’re all proud of you Patrick in Chiefs kingdom.

  2. Ed Neverwifeer

    Well deserved the guy showed up every game unbelievable throws and plays he owes credit to all them weapons on the squad let’s not forget but well deserved guy has been balling out

  3. Joaquin Delossantos

    Mahomie is better than yours!

    Let’s go Chiefs!!!

  4. Bryan Yasuhara

    Let the NFL darlings scrap in the PooperBowl. This is the future of the NFL. See you next season.

  5. Was the speech written on the award?😂😂😂. Mahomes the man tho👏🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙏🏽

  6. Mahomes is already a legend. Chiefs forever 🤙

  7. Damn he gonna make me cry 😢.

  8. Dawud Ibn Dawud

    Excellent QB but even better Human Being

  9. Chiefs Kingdom

    MVP!!!! #15

  10. So humble and a future star in the NFL… gives the league hope 💯🏈

  11. cortni montgomery

    What a humble guy! He broke records and won the MVP award his 1st season as a starter. Instead of making the award all about himself he made it all about his family and the Chiefs.

  12. At the start of the season I was so doubtful about him, now at the end of the season I’m in tears because I didn’t give him a chance, you made me so proud Patrick Mahomes 😢💖💖💖👏👏👏👏

  13. That’s our QB CHIEFS KINGDOM
    M ahomes
    V ictory
    P riceless

  14. Tiffany Mathis

    He is so incredibly special all around.

  15. Congrats to MVP Mahomes. Can’t wait to see him work on some things and get better and have a better defense that gets off the field quicker and puts the ball in Mahomes hands more often. This guy is going to break some serious records

  16. Congrats Patrick Mahomes on your double win! ✌️I remember watching him play his first game with the Kansas City Chiefs last season in December, right away, I KNEW THIS KID IS GONNA BE A GREAT ONE.

  17. mahomes is the shit

  18. get a defense that can stop patriots from scoring more than 2 or 3 tds and you got yourself a super bowl team

  19. Too lit 🔥 🔥

  20. Mahomes thanking Chiefs Kingdom brought me to tears, he knows we love the Chiefs and will ALWAYS be a Chiefs Fan!

  21. Therron Humphrey

    Why didn’t Kareem Hunt get a nomination? 😂

  22. Being a chiefs fan since 1990 it was one of the best years I’ve seen great year going to see many more I think hold your heads up great things are waiting ahead super bowl will come real quickthis team just might be setting themselves up for there dynasty. I’ll be a Chiefs freak forever!!!!!

  23. So proud he’s a Chief. Always acknowledges The Kingdom. Things can change in the blink of an eye but for now, the future looks bright for the Chiefs.

  24. BIG Joe Duncan

    Spends alot of time thanking and recognizing the fans. A credit to the fans and Mahomes. Good match👌🏼

  25. Hunt I blame you for this team not getting THE 🏆.

  26. aaron lawerence

    He’s going to be the 🐐 too talented 💪🏿🔥

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