All-time favorite passer is going to face current favorite passer in the NFL. Patrick Mahomes said that he would have to prepare himself to take on the best passer. Facing Tom Brady will definitely be a remarkable experience for him. Here, is all you need to know about the Tom Brady vs Patrick Mahomes face-off!
There will be a face-off between Tampa Bay Buccaneers and reigning champion Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55 on February 7 in the rubber game. Both Tom Brady and Mahomes have 2-2 in the series. Each got a margin of one score in the competitive League.
Mahomes has an edge ahead of Tom Brady in the average score. Mahomes got the edge in the average score of 65.4 % and 11 touchdowns, 3 interceptions, and 348.8 yards each game. Brady, not far behind, has 6 touchdowns, 5 interceptions, and 300.5 yards, scoring an average of 63.3% in recent games.
The two famous quarterbacks last met on the field on November 29. The Kansas Chiefs beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-24. The two favorites scored more than 800 yards together.
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Brady is a legend of the Super Bowls
Brady is an all-time favorite and had played in 10 Super Bowls. That is such a remarkable number as it is 18% of total Super Bowls already played. Mahomes took a humorous dig against Tom even saying that Super Bowls are going to be the “150th Super Bowls” for Brady.
Tom Brady praised Mahomes in the 2018 AFC Championship after win
Brady even had an after match discussion with Mahomes in the Arrowhead Stadium. Tom Brady applauded Mahomes’ skill, professionalism after the game.
Mahomes said that the applause from all-time NFL stars was a remarkable experience. Brady had praised his playing then.
The Kansas Chiefs won against the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Championship match last Sunday with 38-24. The two teams last played in the AFC Championship 27 years ago. The Chief took the match with them from Buffalo.
Mahomes led the team to win against the Buffalo Bills
Mahomes played spectacularly in the game with 3 touchdowns while 29 out of 38 scorings 325 yards. It was only because of him that the Chiefs could take the match out.
He showed tremendous skills as a quarterback in the second quarter. Though Matt Milano missed the regular season and on a 3rd and 6th. Milano was deadly though but Travis Kelce managed to score 11 yards.
Mahomes impeded AJ Epenesa in the next play and cleared the path for Tyreek Hill, hitting 33 yards.
Travis Kelce and Tyreek are in the best forms. They played quite remarkably again in their positions.
Khelbe scored 118 yards, two touchdowns, and 13 catches. He also had beautiful catches due to the two-deep safety alignment of Buffalo Bill in the first half.
There was not only a good reception from him but also he scored for the Chief first. Mecole Hardman also scored 50 yards for the Kansas Chiefs in the next play.
Hill slaying simple slant savored 71 with 172 yards.
Fans experienced a complete match while the Chiefs’ three of the best players Hill, Kelce, and Mahomes played fiercely. Although the defense was so well they managed to win the match.
The defense pressured Josh Allen 3 times sacking. Frank Clark also sacked him two times among those three.
Stefon Diggs led the receivers list in the NFL with 127 receptions in the regular season. He scored 6 catches.
L’Jarius Sneed, the rookie, received a sack in the fourth game straight. Juan Thornhill passed four times and Rashad Fenton had received a pick.
Tom Brady vs Patrick Mahomes
In the coming weeks, the defense of Kansas will have to meet Buccaneers with Tom Brady on their home ground.
The coming face-off between Buccaneers and Kansas could be the final showdown between Tom Brady and Mahomes. The 43-year-old Brady had a two-year contract of $50 million with the Buccaneers. This is only the first year of his contract.
Mahomes who is just 25 years old has a long career ahead being in the contract till 2031. While it is yet to see Tom Brady going to take retirement or not after this season.
Mahomes surely is going to lead the Chiefs in the Super Bowls. Tom Brady led his team in the Super Bowls in consecutively 2003 and 2004.