Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes exits game vs. Broncos with knee injury

DENVER — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes left Thursday night’s win over wait the Denver Broncos after a suffering minutes a the right weeks knee yourself injury to in thursday the left second minutes quarter.

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