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Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes on Andy Reid teaching him to change diapers

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes’ relationship with head coach Andy Reid is already particular, the pair having already gained a Tremendous Bowl collectively.

Now, it comes with some fatherly recommendation.

Mahomes — who in February welcomed his first youngster, daughter Sterling Skye, with fiancee Brittany Matthews — not too long ago mentioned that Reid helps him settle into fatherhood with classes on the right way to change diapers.

“[Reid] really is,” Mahomes instructed “Good Morning Soccer” host Kay Adams about his coach giving him diaper suggestions.

“I’ve gotten alright at altering diapers. I’m not the most effective. I’m not going to misinform everyone,” Mahomes mentioned. “However, I believe when you gave me the dummy child and I might do it on paper, however so far as making use of it to a transferring child that’s screaming somewhat bit, crying somewhat bit… I crack somewhat bit below strain.”

As for the precise recommendation Reid gave to Mahomes, the quarterback aspect it’s all about having the precise mindset.

“You gotta have the precise mentality getting into,” Mahomes mentioned. “I believe that’s the largest factor he preaches to me. You gotta have the precise mindset getting into and know that you just may face some adversity while you’re there.”

Reid and his spouse Tammy have had 5 children collectively, together with Chiefs linebackers coach Britt Reid and the late Garrett Reid, who handed away from an unintended drug overdose in 2012 on the age of 29.

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs head coach Andy Reid
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Adams, who lined the Chiefs throughout the preseason, mentioned final month that “it’s so apparent how shut” Mahomes and Reids are. She added that the pair clicked ever since they met earlier than the 2017 NFL Draft, the place Kansas Metropolis chosen Mahomes with the tenth choose. She added the connection has since grown even stronger after the Chiefs’ Tremendous Bowl loss to the Buccaneers in February, a yr after the Chiefs gained all of it.

Mahomes additionally admitted that he’s surprisingly getting numerous sleep whereas parenting a new child — due to his future spouse.

“Brittany’s an incredible mother, who’s performed nice job at serving to me out turning into a brand new dad,” Mahomes mentioned.

Mahomes and Matthews are set to tie the knot someday in 2022. The star quarterback proposed in September 2020.

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