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Jets face Patrick Mahomes for first time since passing on him in 2017 draft

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws a pass during the first half of an NFL game against the Broncos on Sunday in Denver. Credit: AP/Jack Dempsey

Just in case the Jets 0-7 season hasn’t been painful enough, the football scheduling gods have decided to rub a hand full of salt in your wounds.

For the first time since passing on Patrick Mahomes in the 2017 draft, the Jets will face defending champion Kansas City and its Super Bowl MVP quarterback this Sunday.

That’s right. The Jets had a chance to draft the quarterback who has reversed the fortune of the Kansas City franchise and took a pass.