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Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes' Offseason Adjustments Should Terrify Every NFL Defense

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 23: Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs throws a pass during the third quarter of the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Arrowhead Stadium on September 23rd, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images)
David Eulitt

The nightmare of every defensive coordinator outside of the state of Missouri has just been realized. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is somehow getting better.

After winning the MVP in 2018-19 by throwing for 5,097 yards and 50 touchdowns in his first year as a starter, the 23-year-old and his laser arm continue to improve with regards to the nuances of the position, more specifically his footwork.

While he's became a superstar on the back of his all-time arm and no-look passes, his ability to scramble and make plays out of structure is equalled only by a select few. If he can become a better pocket passer, records are about to fall this year in Kansas City.

Keep in mind that we're talking about a player in Mahomes, already favored to win the 2019-20 MVP, who led the league in passer rating from the pocket. If he manages to improve on that, Peyton Manning's 5,476 yards and 55 touchdowns could fall in the near future.

Even without Kareem Hunt, Chris Conley and (potentially) Tyreek Hill this year, prepare for Mahomes and the Chiefs to light up scoreboards all over the NFL.