Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes pays homage to Len Dawson in pregame warmups


The Kansas City Chiefs are doing plenty of issues to pay tribute to Hall of Fame QB Len Dawson on Thursday evening.

Dawson, 87, handed away on Wednesday after he was positioned in hospice care earlier in August. Chiefs CEO and Chairman Clark Hunt confirmed on Wednesday that the group deliberate to honor Dawson in the course of the course of the sport. One of these methods has been revealed throughout pregame warmups.

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Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes and different gamers are carrying Len Dawson pullovers as they get unfastened forward of the sport. Players are additionally carrying a No. 16 decal on the again of their helmets.

Check it out:

The pullover reads:

“Len Dawson
HOF ’87
MVP SB IV”

It’s a reasonably elegant transfer by the group to do that. It’s an equally class transfer by Mahomes to sport the pullover throughout pregame warmups, particularly in a recreation the place he’s unlikely to play all that a lot.

These pullovers aren’t at the moment accessible for buy, however it’s attainable the group releases one thing comparable in the long run to profit a charity that Dawson supported. We’ll preserve you posted on anything the Chiefs do to pay tribute to Dawson in the course of the preseason finale.

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