Troy Aikman faces scrutiny for 2019 Patrick Mahomes hot take after Chiefs QB wins 3rd Super Bowl title


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Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman realized the laborious method Sunday night time into Monday that point flies by actual quick and that social media is eternally.

A September 2019 submit on X from Aikman tried to tamp down on the hype round Patrick Mahomes as he got here off a season during which he threw 50 landing passes. By the night time of Sept. 29, 2019, Mahomes had the Chiefs at 4-0 with 10 touchdowns and nil interceptions.

The Athletic’s Kansas Metropolis X account wrote, “ICYMI: ‘Patrick Mahomes has thrown 36% of Troy Aikman’s profession touchdowns, in about 8% of the video games.’” They promoted one podcast interview.

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Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after Tremendous Bowl LVIII on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, in Las Vegas. (AP Picture/Ashley Landis)

Aikman fired again with, “iCYMI: Discuss to me when he has 33% of my Tremendous Bowl Titles.”

Practically 5 years later, Mahomes has 100% of Aikman’s Tremendous Bowl titles after which some.

The Chiefs quarterback solidified himself as one of many all-time nice gamers as he led Kansas Metropolis to a Tremendous Bowl championship on Sunday, 25-22, over the San Francisco 49ers in time beyond regulation.

Naturally, Aikman heard about it on social media.

“Effectively, @PatrickMahomes now has three Tremendous Bowl rings, Troy,” journalist Roland Martin wrote on X.

“100% with 3 MVPs. Oops,” SiriusXM’s Andreas Hale wrote.

Patrick Mahomes talks to the press

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes speaks throughout a information convention following the Tremendous Bowl LVIII, Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, in Las Vegas. (AP Picture/John Locher)

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CBS Sports activities’ Shehan Jeyarajah wrote: “Patrick Mahomes has thrown 132% of Troy Aikman’s passing touchdowns and gained 100% of his Tremendous Bowls in about 58% of his profession video games.”

Kansas Metropolis Sports activities Community’s account added: “Narrator: Patrick Mahomes would go on to earn 100% of Troy Aikman’s Tremendous Bowl Titles earlier than turning 29 years previous.”

Aikman congratulated the Chiefs on Monday.

“Congratulations to the Hunt household, Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes and your entire Kansas Metropolis Chiefs group. What an incredible run they’re on!”

Troy Aikman in December 2023

Former NFL quarterback and TV commentator Troy Aikman earlier than the sport between the Jaguars and the Cincinnati Bengals on Dec. 4, 2023, at EverBank Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. (David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire through Getty Photographs)

Mahomes has 5,135 passing yards and 41 touchdowns in 18 postseason video games. He’s additionally on a seven-game successful streak after having gained back-to-back titles.

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In 16 postseason video games, Aikman had 3,849 passing yards and 23 landing passes.

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