Chiefs' Mahomes to start against Titans, barring setbacks

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes follows the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers from the sidelines, in Kansas City, Mo. Starting with Andrew Luck, who retired at age 29 after dealing with a series of injuries, so many star quarterbcks have been hurt that it's hard to keep track of who's confined to the sidelines.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes will start for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, just over two weeks after the quarterback's season was jeopardized by a dislocated kneecap.

Mahomes never missed a practice after hurting his knee on a Thursday night against Denver. Some thought the seriousness of the injury could sideline the league MVP for months.

It turned out there was no structural damage, and it became a waiting game to see when Mahomes would take the field. He practiced on a limited basis the first week before being ruled out against Green Bay. He was limited against last week before being inactive against Minnesota.

Matt Moore had started in his place, losing to the Packers and beating the Vikings.

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