Troy Aikman faces scrutiny for 2019 Patrick Mahomes hot take after Chiefs QB wins 3rd Super Bowl title

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Former Dallas Cowboys backmost Troy Aikman learned nan difficult measurement Sunday nighttime into Monday that clip flies by existent accelerated and that societal media is forever.

A September 2019 station connected X from Aikman attempted to tamp down connected nan hype astir Patrick Mahomes arsenic he came disconnected a play successful which he threw 50 touchdown passes. By nan nighttime of Sept. 29, 2019, Mahomes had nan Chiefs astatine 4-0 pinch 10 touchdowns and zero interceptions.

The Athletic’s Kansas City X relationship wrote, "ICYMI: ‘Patrick Mahomes has thrown 36% of Troy Aikman's profession touchdowns, successful astir 8% of nan games.’" They promoted 1 podcast interview.

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Aikman fired backmost with, "iCYMI: Talk to maine erstwhile he has 33% of my Super Bowl Titles."

Nearly 5 years later, Mahomes has 100% of Aikman’s Super Bowl titles and past some.

The Chiefs backmost solidified himself arsenic 1 of nan all-time awesome players arsenic he led Kansas City to a Super Bowl title connected Sunday, 25-22, complete nan San Francisco 49ers successful overtime.

Naturally, Aikman heard astir it connected societal media.

"Well, @PatrickMahomes now has 3 Super Bowl rings, Troy," journalist Roland Martin wrote connected X.

"100% pinch 3 MVPs. Oops," SiriusXM’s Andreas Hale wrote.

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CBS Sports’ Shehan Jeyarajah wrote: "Patrick Mahomes has thrown 132% of Troy Aikman’s passing touchdowns and won 100% of his Super Bowls successful astir 58% of his profession games."

Kansas City Sports Network’s relationship added: "Narrator: Patrick Mahomes would spell connected to gain 100% of Troy Aikman’s Super Bowl Titles earlier turning 29 years old."

Aikman congratulated nan Chiefs connected Monday.

"Congratulations to nan Hunt family, Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes and nan full Kansas City Chiefs organization. What an astonishing tally they are on!"

Mahomes has 5,135 passing yards and 41 touchdowns successful 18 postseason games. He’s besides connected a seven-game winning streak aft having won back-to-back titles.

In 16 postseason games, Aikman had 3,849 passing yards and 23 touchdown passes.

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