Favre, Mahomes share gunslinger mentality

Packers legend evaluates Super Bowl 54 quarterbacks.

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January 23, 2020 - 10:48 AM

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws in the second quarter against the Tennessee Titans during the AFC championship game on Sunday. Photo by RICH SUGG/KANSAS CITY STAR/TNS

Brett Favre sees some of his own traits as a football player in Patrick Mahomes.

The mobility and passing outside the pocket, usually on the run. The willingness to stick with a play and see if it can develop into something grand. The howitzer of an arm.

The Hall of Fame quarterback, who is appearing weekly on SiriusXM NFL Radio for a third NFL season, isn’t exactly looking into a mirror when he watched Mahomes. But it isn’t far off.

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