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In Townsend's absence, he responded in an odd manner. "[Mahomes] is our backup punter,"
Toub explained. "He has the ability. He demonstrates everything he does [during practice]. Boom. That guy is amazing."
The Chiefs subsequently tweeted a video of Mahomes punting with the caption "Can confirm
Fans on social media erupted at the prospect of Mahomes acting as the Chiefs' punter, leading the quarterback to respond.
"I've been trying to tell ya'll!" Mahomes posted to Twitter. JJ Watt, a recently retired NFL legend,
then replied to Mahomes on Twitter, stating, "We got 6,000 videos of you throwing no-look darts."
The back page of Thursday's Post featured a photo of two Giants fans giving the thumbs down at a Seahawks game. I
It was a more selfless gesture than Big Blue deserved. And Giants players, notably second-year player Wan'Dale Robinson,
, who appears to understand the situation, told Steve Serby, "They deserve better."