Patrick Mahomes Enters ‘Greatest QB of All Time’ Conversation but Is Put In His Place by Ex-super Bowl Champion

It is no hidden fact that once you start winning Super Bowls, people go on to believe in your greatness. Patrick Mahomes is no exception. He has proven himself on the ultimate stage of the Super Bowl. With two accolades of the regular season MVP, as well as the Super Bowl MVP, Mahomes has done what very few quarterbacks have.

Mahomes went on to play so well in the Finals even with an injured ankle. He showcased the true fortitude of a champion and of a man on a mission. However, as he has begun to enter the GOAT discussion, there are some who believe he has some time to go. When an ex-NFL champion was asked about Mahomes’ GOAT status, he had an honest answer.

Ex-Super Bowl Champion speaks on Patrick Mahomes

Ex-Super Bowl champ, Ryan Clark mentioned his thoughts about Mahomes being dubbed the greatest quarterback of all time. He was asked about his thoughts on Mahomes as a player. Clark mentioned that he was very impressed with the way Mahomes has performed throughout the season. However, he did mention that Mahomes still remains number three on his all-time greats list. Clark mentioned that, in his eyes, the greatest quarterbacks remain to be Tom Brady and Joe Montana, as per TMZ Sports.

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Interestingly enough, even Peyton Manning had mentioned that Mahomes already deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. Just days after this statement, Clark put Mahomes over players like Manning. However, it seems like Mahomes has some years left before reaching the level of Joe Montana and Tom Brady.

Does Mahomes have a long way to reach Montana and Brady?

With Brady, it was always longevity and consistency. He has been a player who consistently performs at a high level. Furthermore, Brady is also known for being one of the most clutch players in the history of the NFL. Furthermore, Joe Montana is famous for his perfection. The Comeback Kid holds the record for most passes in the Super Bowl without an interception with a whopping 122 passes.

Patrick Mahomes
Feb 12, 2023; Glendale, Arizona, US; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl LVII against the Philadelphia Eagles at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports | Reuters

Mahomes has some catching up to do if he wants to reach Brady and Montana’s levels. However, with the way he has been performing, it is only a matter of time before he becomes a serious part of the GOAT discussion.

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