Chiefs Patrick Mahomes says hes cleared concussion protocol, will play in AFC Championship Game vs. Bills – CBS Sports

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With just two days till the Kansas City Chiefs are set to begin versus the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Championship, coach Andy Reid provided some promising news Friday, showing to press reporters that quarterback Patrick Mahomes has actually cleared all however one action in the NFLs concussion procedure. Mahomes had even better news minutes later, revealing that hes passed the procedure, been completely cleared by both team and independent doctors for Sundays video game, and will therefore wear for another chance at a Super Bowl.”The week has actually simply been a bunch of screening, a lot of various things simply to make certain that Im great to go and (there are) no lingering results or anything like that,” Mahomes stated. “But everythings been good, and Ive (gone) through what all the three, 4 various doctors have stated. And everythings looked well, and Im out of it now.”Mahomes was needed to finish all 5 actions of the leagues concussion protocol in order to go back to action. He returned to practice earlier today, first as a minimal individual in a walk-through setting, then with increased activity on Thursday. Reid initially informed the media Friday that his QB had simply one action to finish in the procedure– clearance from both a team physician and through an independent neurological exam. Now, the reigning Super Bowl MVP is formally excellent to choose Sundays conference championship.Had Mahomes been not able to wear against the Bills, veteran reserve Chad Henne, who completed under center to close Kansas Citys divisional-round win over Cleveland, wouldve been slated to begin.

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