Will Patrick Mahomes’ concussion keep him out of AFC title game? - Dr. Matt Provencher | FOX NFL

Jan 17, 2021
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes suffered a concussion in his team’s 22-17 win over the Cleveland Browns in the AFC Divisional Round. Former New England Patriots head physician Dr. Matt Provencher looks at whether or not the injury will keep Mahomes out of the AFC Championship Game in one week.
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Will Patrick Mahomes’ concussion keep him out of AFC title game? - Dr. Matt Provencher | FOX NFL
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  • Do you think Patrick Mahomes will play in the AFC Championship Game against the Bills?

    FOX SportsFOX SportsMonth ago
    • Will your mama?

      Beware The LocustsBeware The LocustsMonth ago
    • ١غبتلهتبنقزبن اه ربنثنب%فزهبهقنقخق

      Eiman SaidEiman SaidMonth ago
    • @Travis Stoudt exactly the chiefs are great but they havent exactly been putting teams away like they used to.

      Keke & SmoothKeke & SmoothMonth ago
    • One day the NFL will be banned due to how dangerous the game is.

      Sergio NSergio NMonth ago
    • @Ronbo Omega It”s going to be a great game. Good luck.

      VonBluesmanVonBluesmanMonth ago
  • packers fan here i hope he gets better hes a great player!!!

    soiung toiuesoiung toiueMonth ago
  • A concussion has rules and protocol in the NFL you make one exception what's the point of the rule I like my homes I'm not a Kansas fan or about Bills fan but rules are rules or get rid of them

    carni 12carni 12Month ago
  • Happy new year y'all Please repent because Jesus is coming soon, Like so more people can see this

    ceerw butyceerw butyMonth ago
  • Yes mahomo will play, and the refs will be there to make sure he gets all the calls. So the nfl can have their little bish poster boy look good

    dion drogbadion drogbaMonth ago
    • thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Amen! Repent and turn from sin! Follow God's sacred 10 Commandments! Time is running out!

      ceerw butyceerw butyMonth ago
  • Lol..scripted lie! You can tell the defensive player was in on the deception.

    Beware The LocustsBeware The LocustsMonth ago
    • Do you think Patrick Mahomes will play in the AFC Championship Game against the Bills?

      soiung toiuesoiung toiueMonth ago
  • One doesn’t experience self-transcendence, the illusion of self only dissipates 🔺

    STILLSTILLMonth ago
  • Happy new year y'all Please repent because Jesus is coming soon, Like so more people can see this

    NotafratdudeNotafratdudeMonth ago
  • Hope not as much I wanna see the best game possible

    ray herreraray herreraMonth ago
  • If my boy sideshow Bob Mahomie can't go in the game against the bills, then just pour me a double Henne. We good. Bottoms Up.

    Vaughn MillerVaughn MillerMonth ago
  • Nice shot.

    ________Month ago
  • Millions of Americans are about to be evicted at once. Anyone care?

    George JohnsonGeorge JohnsonMonth ago
  • He will play. $$$$$$

    ExciterExciterMonth ago
  • The neurologist just said no

    Kenny G GKenny G GMonth ago
  • Yes of course he will be there

    J PopcornJ PopcornMonth ago
  • I'm 71 years old and this is the first time I've ever heard anyone's big toe referred to as a "great toe." What's so great about it?

    DieFlabbergastDieFlabbergastMonth ago
  • No stinger involved clearly concussed should not play Sunday for his Health

    brandon bergbrandon bergMonth ago
  • Doc: how many fingers am I holding? Patty: Green Doc: He's good put him in

    NikoNikoMonth ago
  • It's a concussion you idiot.

    teoff16teoff16Month ago
  • Idk will it?

    Fierce Peter GamingFierce Peter GamingMonth ago
  • John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Amen! Repent and turn from sin! Follow God's sacred 10 Commandments! Time is running out!

    Only Jesus Can Save UsOnly Jesus Can Save UsMonth ago
  • Chad henne young goat

    Trey CaryTrey CaryMonth ago
  • Ultimate goal is player health *wink, wink*

    Nicholas SantiagoNicholas SantiagoMonth ago
  • Hello, Humans. "People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude."-John C. Maxwell TERRANCE OUT

    T-Virus TerranceT-Virus TerranceMonth ago
  • Mahomes is not gonna last, you can't be a running QB and win consistently in the NFL, the history has shown this time and time again. It is better to become a pure pocket passer and only run to scramble or move away from pressure but always try to throw the ball down field or get down if you have to run, don't take unnecessary hits. Mahomes will be hard pressed to have a long career if he keeps taking injuries like this.

    Tony RameTony RameMonth ago
  • TCS

    Steven ArnesonSteven ArnesonMonth ago
  • Salvation is a completely free gift. Jesus Christ died for our past, present and future sins on the cross, was buried and rose again on the third day and because of this you are saved and not because of anything good you’ve done. Believing is enough. ❤️

    Miguel DMiguel DMonth ago
  • I love how he’s wearing the coat to emphasize he’s a doctor

    That GuyThat GuyMonth ago
  • He didn't hit his head, and you are not a doctor!!!!! The defensive player wrapped his arm around the main vein, leading to his brain, and cut off blood supply leading to this situation.

    Steve YattoneSteve YattoneMonth ago
    • @Rube Tube Review I don't claim to be a doctor, unlike you!! You're a joke!!!

      Steve YattoneSteve YattoneMonth ago
    • More of a doctor than you lol

      Rube Tube ReviewRube Tube ReviewMonth ago
  • Doctor: Pat how do you feel? Pat: Yes Doctor: He's good in my book 👍

    Friendly FireFriendly FireMonth ago
  • Concusion, what an unassuming word, let's replace it with "bruised brain", now it sounds as serious as it really is. Of course he should not play, its just a game.

    EdEdMonth ago
  • “aS a BiLlS fAn”

    NIONIOMonth ago
  • Get. Well. Soon Patrick. Go Chiefs

    Brian RobertsBrian RobertsMonth ago
  • He hasn't hit his head. He was strangled and became oxygen deficient. He will be able to play next week.

    03 AI03 AIMonth ago
    • His head clearly hits the ground, but ok.

      Edpo26Edpo26Month ago
  • 😢😢😢😢😢

    Mama Said - Eat Your FoodMama Said - Eat Your FoodMonth ago
  • He deserved this for being so arrogant, I laughed.

    Nunya BusinessNunya BusinessMonth ago
  • Funny how fast Chief fans want a recovery, whether it is in Mahomes' best interest or not.

    Jeff CriswellJeff CriswellMonth ago
  • I appreciate the white coat. I was unaware if he was really a doctor or not

    Megorftbo _Megorftbo _Month ago
  • I don't think he'll be trying to play RB anymore. Its completely acceptable for a QB to just slide or lay down if they're not going to make it. No reason to try and charge through.

    Amy OchoaAmy OchoaMonth ago
  • If he plays next week he is going to end up like Antonio brown

    Julian Hernandez_2240202Julian Hernandez_2240202Month ago
  • concussion 100%

    Bad Lady ProductionsBad Lady ProductionsMonth ago
  • Concussion recovery time= Never. Once you have a concussion, you are one small pop away from another. You never recover.

    J TJ TMonth ago
  • So sad. He is injury prone and his career will suffer. There are too many teams in the NFL and not enough quality players. How many promising QB's were destroyed by a lack of protection from the offensive line?

    J RJ RMonth ago
  • SO APPARENTLY KC DIDN'T LEARN THEIR LESSON ABOUT PLAY CALLING AFTER PH KNEECAP! STOP THE DESIGN RUNS. He is not Lamar Tebow Jackson .

    Larri LindseyLarri LindseyMonth ago
    • You are right. Patrick is a princess.

      Edpo26Edpo26Month ago
  • Who cares? I won't be watching anymore football after the Browns got robbed! The NFL is rigged!

    Jeffrey TJeffrey TMonth ago
    • That does seem to be the case. In the TB-Saints game I think the refs gave about 5 critical penalties against TB that kept the Saints in the game.

      J RJ RMonth ago
  • Idiot, he got concussed look at him cant walk confused. Hit his head hard enough to get his left arm and leg stiff as a board

    Duff LillieDuff LillieMonth ago
  • Rigged

    Imma Beat Yo AzzImma Beat Yo AzzMonth ago
  • If Mahomes plays, Chiefs win. If Mahomes doesn't play, Bills win.

    Anthony CamposAnthony CamposMonth ago
  • It’s a concussion. He was woozy, displayed the fencing response, and had a dazed look in the eyes. He should not be allowed to play next week. If he does, the nfl just wants money.

    Storminmormn6Storminmormn6Month ago
  • PLS BE BACK NEXT WEEK!! THE CHEIFS DESERVE ANOTHER SUPERBOWL!!!!!

    Twins vs TwinsTwins vs TwinsMonth ago
  • So now if they lose they have a scapegoat eith a injury

    Ramen ManRamen ManMonth ago
  • It’s a brachial stun, no concussion. He’ll play vs Bills

    Jake BilyeuJake BilyeuMonth ago
  • No Mahomes means Bills to the Superbowl

    ZephyrusZephyrusMonth ago
  • They do this all the time to NOT lose face mahomes. The chief will lose to the bills next week.

    Tommy GTommy GMonth ago
    • I hope you bet a lot of money on it xD xD

      Rusty LeeRusty LeeMonth ago
  • Praying for a fast and safe recovery. It’ll be great to see Mahomes play next weeks game against Bills! Two great teams playing against each other! Will def be a great game to watch!

    Kalia LeeKalia LeeMonth ago
  • Bills are winning this one whether PM plays or not. Packers, Bills Super Bowl.

    Dave JohnDave JohnMonth ago
  • Obviously hope the dude okay but this most be a sign from the heavens

    Zachary WellsZachary WellsMonth ago
  • If mahomes is out then chiefs lose

    Twin BarberTwin BarberMonth ago
  • Hopefully he is fine and ready to play As a Packers fan I would hate it if we win the SB without the defending champs s starting QB playing Hopefully all 4 teams are relatively healthy so that we can get a fair fight and the best team ends up with the Lombardi GO PACK GO!!!!

    777d7777 777d7777777d7777 777d7777Month ago
  • If anyone thinks Mahomes isn't playing against the Bills you are out of you're mind

    Dillon ThompsonDillon ThompsonMonth ago
    • @j drayton this didn't age well

      Dillon ThompsonDillon ThompsonMonth ago
    • @j drayton lol there saying it was a nerve not a concussion. He passed the protocol in the locker room he just has to be cleared by an outside doctor.

      Dillon ThompsonDillon ThompsonMonth ago
    • Well I guess I'm out of my mind because he's not playing

      j draytonj draytonMonth ago
  • Chris Godwin missed two weeks on concussion protocol and it was not as bad as this. Nfl in on some bullsht if they let mahomes play

    SuperSomebody101SuperSomebody101Month ago
  • He'll be fine!!!!!!

    VIVA_LA_ TOPA_88VIVA_LA_ TOPA_88Month ago
  • I think the bills will win, they are playing very good ball right now.

    Ronbo OmegaRonbo OmegaMonth ago
    • The CHIEFS are too

      Mac NunMac NunMonth ago
  • Pleease heal the concussion or injury dont get back right away.. you arer still young there are more super bowls to win in the future...

    Michael TiuMichael TiuMonth ago
  • As a Bill's fan from Australia, I said many weeks ago that the Bill's biggest hurdle will be the chiefs. I hope everyone on both sides are 100% fit because one of these teams are going to the big dance . Go Bill's, BFFB

    Brook FerringtonBrook FerringtonMonth ago
  • He's starting

    Dakota KirkDakota KirkMonth ago
  • I like how he wears a doctor’s uniform but never claims to be one....🤔

    esilsesilsMonth ago
    • 😂😂😂😂

      Greg SkinnerGreg SkinnerMonth ago
  • Do you think the refs can steal more games ?

    JOSEPH MOLLICKJOSEPH MOLLICKMonth ago
  • HISTORICALLY BIG ASTERISK on the game if he CAN'T play

    Jared ThomasJared ThomasMonth ago
    • If the bills beat Rodgers or Brady their ain’t no asterisk

      DJ KangDJ KangMonth ago
  • As a Chiefs fan I love seeing all the support from Bills fans and other teams in this comment section. Wish there were more like you guys 🙌🏼 Hopefully he’s good to go next week, it’ll make for a fun game for sure if he is. And honestly if we lose I’m glad that it’s the Bills, their fan base is awesome and they’ve been waiting a long time for this moment like we did. I still want to win of course so hopefully we can get the dub but it’s most def going to be a tough game for sure 💪🏼

    oglioneloglionelMonth ago
  • No pity. We, Bills folk, have suffered enough. No pity. Wreck KC.

    John johnJohn johnMonth ago
    • Lets go Bills!!!

      Keke & SmoothKeke & SmoothMonth ago
  • He’s out for at least two weeks.

    Sarah PoiselSarah PoiselMonth ago
    • Wrong

      HappyTreesHappyTreesMonth ago
  • It’s not a concussion. He was accidentally chocked out. Look at the defenders arm and position of Mahomes head and neck when he was tackled. It doesn’t take much pressure to quickly lose conciseness.

    LeCory OliverLeCory OliverMonth ago
    • He should have got him in the sleeper hold !

      Billy GunnBilly GunnMonth ago
  • P urut bro...

    Tok KadiTok KadiMonth ago
  • He was trippin hard when he was getting up

    Kadin SelmonKadin SelmonMonth ago
  • Even if he comes back, which I hope he does. Do the protocols mean no training for him?

    musani nlebesimusani nlebesiMonth ago
    • yeah best case scenario is he gets like 1 practice the day before or just suiting up to start the game immediately. i've heard things look good for him currently though so that's most likely what is happening.

      Dankilicious123Dankilicious123Month ago
  • Sorry I’m a niners fan I’m so glad he got injured 🤣😂

    bigdaddy Munozbigdaddy MunozMonth ago
    • You’re mom

      bigdaddy Munozbigdaddy MunozMonth ago
    • Thats disgusting!!

      Keke & SmoothKeke & SmoothMonth ago
    • 😂😂😂😂

      Humberto CantúHumberto CantúMonth ago
    • Yes I’m still salty 😂

      bigdaddy Munozbigdaddy MunozMonth ago
  • Looked like the arm around his neck cut off his circulation and he passed out for a bit. Didn't looked concussed rather woozy from being unconscious for second

    SamSamMonth ago
    • No way, in real time the play happened so quick and most of the contact was on the side of his neck and not his throat, thats not loss of circulation that quick and from that position of the defenders hand. Whiplash can cause a concussion, you don't need to smack your head off the ground. His head was going down fast and then stopped and snapped back.

      Israel RodriguezIsrael RodriguezMonth ago
    • Agreed.. dude literally got choked out

      Ty ChaneyTy ChaneyMonth ago
  • let's keep it real. mahomes will play. everyone wants to see the star players of both sides of the field

    alfredo lopezalfredo lopezMonth ago
  • Damaged neck, save him for next year

    Mark DunfordMark DunfordMonth ago
    • 2 games away from winning it all no, just no. There are no guarantees in football

      KarmaKarmaMonth ago
  • He passed all the tests by the way Andy Reid confirmed it

    Thansdas UtubeThansdas UtubeMonth ago
    • Of course he confirmed it he wants him to play

      carni 12carni 12Month ago
    • @Jacob Chrisp So now you are telling me that Mahomes faked a perfect fencing response to a concussion??? Lmao, why would he do that? Why would he fake a concussion, not draw any penalty on the play, and then get himself sent into concussion protocol and miss the rest of the game? An action that could have cost his team the game, and could now mean he doesn't play in the next game when his team will probably need him to win? Why would he risk any of that just to get the refs to throw a penalty flag on the Cleveland Browns in a game they were easily winning at the time. Are you actually insane?

      Xavier MalcolmXavier MalcolmMonth ago
    • @Xavier Malcolm his concussion is so bad that we're probably going to see him next week LMFAO 😂😂 because his pinched nerve caused him to have a concussion.... Poor guy ....

      Jacob ChrispJacob ChrispMonth ago
    • @Xavier Malcolm first of all everyone has been doing the fencing response lately... Have you not watched the NBA have you not watched the NFL have you not watched the MLB... Literally everyone is trying to find ways to draw fouls today.. that was pure acting that's exactly why he passed the concussion test Andy Reid confirmed it....watching him do that reminded me of them basketball players that send themselves back when they barely get pushed just to draw the foul... Plus there was not enough Force to generate that kind of power... Watch a frame by frame dude even in slow motion you can tell it wasn't even a full horse collar... The worst he got was yanked around... I could literally fall to the ground and get up and display the same thing he did right now and I don't have a concussion??? LMFAO 😂😂😂 I find that funny that you think no one plays that card ....

      Jacob ChrispJacob ChrispMonth ago
    • @Jacob Chrisp Also I don't care what the Chiefs say, Mahomes was concussed. It's a travesty that they will attempt to claim he wasn't concussed so he can play this Sunday, they'll be putting their franchise QBs health at risk if they actually follow through with this course of action. The facts are simple. You simply DO NOT display the fencing response that is associated with mild to severe concussions if you haven't suffered a brain injury, it's that simple. The Chiefs can say whatever they like, they are clearly attempting to put their pursuit of a superbowl over the health of their best player. And that is highly disturbing to me.

      Xavier MalcolmXavier MalcolmMonth ago
  • He's done for the year. I'm sorry 😞

    White UnicornWhite UnicornMonth ago
    • Nope, nobody official has said he had a concussion, since he didn't and doesn't. He'll play.

      Rusty LeeRusty LeeMonth ago
  • GO BILLS !

    Ron YantzRon YantzMonth ago
  • I think it’s a stinger, we watched the highlights over and over and at no point does Mahomes head get stuck, or does his head strike the ground. Bad news is Mahomes head was twisted and it looked like a such an awkward head tackle. The tackler looked like he suddenly yanked Mahomes a foot just pulling on his neck. Such an awkward way his neck was jarred, really hope Mahomes is Ok.

    Little ChangeLittle ChangeMonth ago
    • @Stanley Marrero I had a big Mahomes fan with me and he thought he had awful awkward neck wrench, I’ll watch it again.

      Little ChangeLittle ChangeMonth ago
    • Wrong his head does hit the ground

      Stanley MarreroStanley MarreroMonth ago
  • Praying for Mahomes to a speedy recovery. GO BILLS

    307 Wyo Pride307 Wyo PrideMonth ago
  • Wasn't really a concussion.

    JoeJoeMonth ago
  • No because the NFL will throw away its rules and morals for ratings

    Tiki murtaughTiki murtaughMonth ago
    • "morals"!? They have some?

      DieFlabbergastDieFlabbergastMonth ago
  • I really like Mahomes, hope he recovers

    hopscotch 5hopscotch 5Month ago
  • It's like a flash knockdown in boxing. He'll be back next week, no problem.

    Allen LinAllen LinMonth ago
  • Bills Fans Rn hearing MVPat coming back next week 👁👄👁

    Kevin KilnerKevin KilnerMonth ago
  • I really hope so the AFC title game deserves the Best of the 2 teams have meaning they have to have all their top players playing

    Crosby4everCrosby4everMonth ago
  • As a Bills fan that was super scary to see, I really hope he plays next week it'll be such a fun game to watch I love sports man.

    itstorokitstorokMonth ago
  • Billsmafia here. We wish no injuries upon anyone . We hope mahomes is out there and healthy. We are ready to go !!!

    Davion PriceDavion PriceMonth ago
  • Doesn't matter, NFL will FIX both the AFC and NFC Championship game to ensure the Chiefs and the Bucs play in the Super Bowl this season.

    Arthur AuArthur AuMonth ago
  • BILLSMAFIA wants MAHOMES

    Jay boogieJay boogieMonth ago
    • Ya DIGG!!!!! MATT MARK?

      Jay boogieJay boogieMonth ago
    • Lol were not browns u struggled last 3 games it will b embarrassing to b a k.c fan this Sunday.....billsmafia has no doubt kc fans deep down are feeling butterflies..........

      Jay boogieJay boogieMonth ago
    • No you don’t

      Matt MarkMatt MarkMonth ago
  • Bills fan here I want Mahomes. I want to confirm what I already know- Buffalo is the best team in the Game!

    Steven BernSteven BernMonth ago
    • Didn't they already play this year? 🤔

      HappyTreesHappyTreesMonth ago
  • This doctor loving all the attention

    Ricardo ContrerasRicardo ContrerasMonth ago
  • No he will be fine

    Rocky LeeRocky LeeMonth ago
  • Lamar got a concussion and now Pat got one 😞

    Obama RuntzObama RuntzMonth ago
    • Mahomes will be fine he might play on Sunday to

      Dakwan GeathersDakwan GeathersMonth ago
  • his lab coat, makes me believe every word he says.

    feedthesnakefeedthesnakeMonth ago
    • 💀 😂

      A DimasA DimasMonth ago
    • 🤣🤣🤣

      StriderEX9StriderEX9Month ago
    • I think if he wasn’t wearing a lab coat I wouldn’t trust him

      KDAKDAMonth ago
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