Loss and grief are sad inescapable parts of life. It strikes everyone, whether it’s a fan watching a game on their television, or the winningest quarterback of the last season. Sadly, in the wake of his Super Bowl victory and celebrations, Patrick Mahomes has gone on to suffer a great personal loss. Just a few short days ago, Mahomes and his family had to bid a tearful goodbye to one of his biggest supporters, his grandmother. The quarterback and his family have been in mourning since the loss and it has surely been a difficult time. However, Mahomes has been the ever-dutiful soldier for the Kansas City Chiefs. Amidst his harrowing loss, Mahomes hasn’t forgotten his duties to Chiefs Nation and his team.
The quarterback recently put up a reel on his Instagram, showcasing him practicing. Even after facing such a deep personal loss, Mahomes was back in the gym with his wide receivers.
In the past few days, Mahomes has exemplified the true spirit of a champion. He recently lost his grandmother due to some health-related issues. She has been a staunch supporter of his throughout the years he’s been playing in the league. Her passing is definitely a huge blow to the whole family. However, the reigning MVP and Super Bowl champion hasn’t been deterred from his goal. With the kind of emotional adversity his family is going through, the quarterback has still been shouldering the responsibility of practicing with his team. He recently put up a reel wherein he was practicing long passes with a teammate.