Ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft, Mahomes was something of an afterthought, with a lot of the talk surrounding North Carolina’s Mitch Trubisky (eventually taken by the Chicago Bears) and Clemson’s Deshaun Watson (taken by the Houston Texans) and who would be taken first, allowing Mahomes to slide down to the Chiefs after they had traded up with the Buffalo Bills to the #10 spot:
News which left a number of fans rather amused and even some of them a little bit angry, as they felt that the Chiefs had made the wrong choice in picking up Mahomes
Patrick Mahomes proving everyone wrong
It just goes to show, you shouldn’t go too overboard when it comes to your reaction to a draft pick being made. By all means you can make a quick, snapshot decision, but you don’t want to be too excited or too downtrod over the move, because you never know exactly what they are going to end up turning into, and you don’t want egg on your face when it turns out you’re wrong.