For the second time this season, Patrick Mahomes’ brother has discovered himself mired in controversy. Followers in Washington weren’t pleased with Jackson Mahomes on Sunday after he launched a TikTok video that confirmed him dancing on Sean Taylor’s retired quantity.
The Soccer Workforce held a ceremony on Sunday to honor Taylor, who was shot to dying throughout a housebreaking try at his dwelling in November 2007.
As a part of the ceremony, Washington had Taylor’s quantity painted on the sideline on the customer’s aspect of the sphere. Jackson simply occurred to be on the sphere earlier than the sport and he got here beneath hearth nearly immediately after releasing the video under on TikTok.
The youthful Mahomes apologized for his actions on Sunday night time, just some hours after watching his brother lead the Chiefs to a 31-13 win over Washington.
Though it is easy to see why followers have been fired up about Jackson’s actions, the reason in his apology really makes some sense. There’s photographic proof from the sport that exhibits a number of individuals standing on Taylor’s quantity and it is fairly clear they have been directed to be standing in that location. At most NFL stadiums, when you have a sideline go to get on the sphere earlier than the sport, there’s solely a small space the place you are allowed to face and for no matter cause, the spot the place Taylor’s quantity was painted was the world the place Washington selected to place followers.
If Washington did not need them standing on the Taylor’s quantity, somebody within the group might have merely mentioned, “Hey, are you able to guys attempt to keep away from standing on the quantity?”
Talking of Washington, the staff’s followers did not simply have an issue with Jackson Mahomes’ actions, additionally they took challenge with how the staff dealt with the Taylor ceremony.
The Taylor ceremony was announced just days earlier than the sport. As a matter of truth, the announcement got here so late that the staff eventually apologized for not giving followers extra discover in order that they might attend the ceremony.
As for Jackson Mahomes, this is not the primary time the opposing staff’s followers have taken challenge with one thing he did. Again in Week 2, Jackson was within the headlines for throwing water on two Ravens fans after Baltimore beat Kansas Metropolis 36-35.
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