On Jan. 21, Mahomes suffered his first ankle injury during the opening period of a playoff game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. In the second half of the game, he made a comeback to assist the Chiefs in their 27-20 victory.
Prior to the AFC championship game, Mahomes’ ankle was a major talking topic. Despite this, he played through the injury and made a crucial 5-yard run before being tackled and flagged for a penalty. By defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 on January 29 thanks to the play, the Chiefs were able to go to the Super Bowl.
After Mahomes hobbled to the sideline in the second quarter, Henne was spotted getting ready on the sidelines.
Henne joined the game in the second quarter when Mahomes suffered his first ankle injury against the Jaguars, and he delivered his first postseason touchdown pass.