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Why the Chiefs' offense isn't worried about Patrick Mahomes' ankle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Patrick Mahomes has been here before. The quarterback, who suffered a high right ankle sprain in the Kansas City Chiefs’ divisional-round defeat of the Jacksonville Jaguars, has said he will play on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.

He also suffered a high ankle sprain in the Chiefs’ 2019 regular-season opener. That experience could serve him well in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium.

“It's very similar, just a different ankle,’’ Mahomes said. “I'll have to find ways to be able to push off and be able to still make the throws the right way.