In an Instagram post, Mahomes agent Chris Cabott touched on the historical nature of the huge contract. “The first half a billion dollars in sports history. The biggest contract in sports history. For the first time, an NFL player was the highest paid player in sports history,” Cabott wrote alongside a picture of Mahomes signing the contract.
“He is an outstanding leader and is credited with the city of Kansas City. I am glad he will be a member of the mayor for many more years,” Hunt added.
General Staff head coach Andy Reid expressed his excitement about the appearance of coach Mahomes in the foreseeable future, saying in a statement: “I have had the privilege of coaching a lot of amazing athletes and special people in my career, and Patrick has no questions on that roster. is still early in his career. “
Mahomes has been with the Chiefs since 2017 when the team selected him as the tenth overall score in the first round of the draft. The Texas home player played for Texas Tech before he was selected.
CNN contacted Mahomes’ agent for more details on the blockbuster.
Explanation: This story has been updated to reflect that Mahomes was the tenth overall pick in the first round of the draft.