The hiccups have arrived, as part of the normal process of a young quarterback making the starting job his own.
Via Adam Teicher of ESPN.com, Mahomes has thrown seven interceptions in six practices, with three of them coming during Wednesday’s session.
“He had a few hiccups today,” offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy said. “But that’s a part of the process. When you’re young you need those hiccups because they become valuable lessons. . . . Would we like for him to be perfect? Yes. We’d like for him to have the highest quarterback rating ever. . . . He just needs to be poised under pressure.”
Mahomes was also beating himself up for one of the picks in particular, as it came close to the goal line and he chose not to run, a decision that might have been influenced by the fact he knew he couldn’t be tackled in practice and he didn’t want his defensive teammates to laugh…