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Chiefs' Andy Reid Disputes 'Streetball' Remarks on Patrick Mahomes: 'He's Tremendous'

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid disagrees with recent anonymous criticisms from an unnamed NFL defensive coordinator that quarterback Patrick Mahomes resorts to playing "streetball" when defenses take away his first read.

Aaron Ladd of KSHB 41 News provided Reid's remarks from Chiefs' training camp on Friday. Of note, Reid called the 2018 NFL MVP "tremendous" among other compliments:

Aaron Ladd

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The remarks in question were part of The Athletic's annual quarterback tier rankings, which were compiled by Mike Sando.