QB Patrick Mahomes – OC Eric Bieniemy sideline spat: Details on How Things Got Heated

It’s not the first time an irate Chiefs offensive coordinator has been on display, as seen by the recent instances of Patrick Mahomes and Eric Bieniemy’s heated exchange in Week 3 against the Colts. Former Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy spilled the beans on OC Eric Bieniemy’s relationship with the team.

McCoy, who played 13 games for the Chiefs in 2019, is sure to provide a better understanding of why Patrick Mahomes was so eagerly involved in a verbal spat with the OC Eric Bieniemy.  Sharing his speculations on the entire issue, McCoy said, “All Bieniemy does is argue with the players…knows nothing about passing or play calling.”

Addressing Bieniemy’s inability to be the HC, McCoy expressed, “some players, he talks to them a certain way, and some players would take it. I wouldn’t take it. There were some questions I would ask because everyone is accountable.” 

Halftime was about to start when Patrick Mahomes got the ball at 46-yard line. The Chiefs tried to advance with the ball, but RG Trey Smith was called for a holding penalty that cost Kansas City 10 yards and put them back at their own 36-yard line.

The Chiefs sent the ball to Jerick McKinnon for a six-yard gain, after two unsuccessful passes.  It was clear that the clock would run out before the team could attempt a third-down play. There was a heated exchange between Bieniemy and Mahomes, seen on video by CBS, as players were about to enter the locker room. It got to the point that Andy Reid had to intervene because of their constant bickering.

The intense disagreement between the team’s top quarterback and play caller Eric infuriated Kansas City supporters, who were already frustrated by the team’s 20-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. A Twitter user venting his anger wrote, “Bieniemy has been abysmal. Sorry not sorry but this play calling sucks. And I get why Mahomes is pissed.”

Contrasting to what every fan in the gallery and behind the screens presume to be an altercation, Kansas City’s head coach Andy Reid approved in a press conference that it was nothing  but a heated discussion between two dedicated members of the team in a tough situation. “I don’t know how it looks to you guys, but it wasn’t a confrontation at all,” Reid reassured.

According to prior rumors this year, Eric Bieniemy is to blame for the team’s failure to win the AFC Championship losing to the Cincinnati Bengals with a final score of 27-24. Sources claim that Bieniemy has a grudge towards Patrick Mahomes and is to blame for a huge mistake made by an objectionable play call at the conclusion of the first half. Another report indicated that the OC has harbored resentment toward Mahomes ever since the club’s 31-9 defeat to Tampa Bay in Super LV, as the perfect shot to become HC of another team got missed.

As per the 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player, both Patrick and Eric are fully committed to doing their best for the club and they don’t share any spiteful relation. The 27 year old Chief’s star stated publicly, “We both understand that we’re both trying to do whatever we can to win the game… That’s all it is. It’s not like these things are lingering around,” clearing out the allegations against Eric.

Disinterested in the blame game situation of the current matter, the legendary QB added, “When you have a lot of people that care and that want to win, there will be little disagreements but at the same time, you’ll come together and find a way to win at the end of the day.”


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