Patrick Mahomes’ brother was on the receiving finish of some robust criticism from NFL followers after he was seen doing a TikTok dance on the Sean Taylor memorial emblem that was on FedExField because the Kansas City Chiefs performed the Washington Football Team on Sunday.
Within the video, Jackson Mahomes may be seen dancing to the most recent pattern circulating across the social media app. Mahomes gave the impression to be in between the ropes that had been supposed to ban anybody from standing on that a part of the sphere, not to mention dancing on it. Footage appeared to point out he wasn’t the one one standing within the roped-off space.
The TikTok star, who’s usually seen together with his brother’s fiancé Brittany Matthews supporting his brother, caught quite a lot of warmth on social media.
He would later tweet an apology.
“I wish to sincerely apologize for by chance being on the Sean Taylor #21 at FedEx Subject. We had been directed to face in that space and I meant completely no disrespect to him or his household,” Jackson Mahomes tweeted.
Washington retired Taylor’s quantity on Sunday, making him the third participant in franchise historical past to have the honour. Washington chosen Taylor with the No. 5 choose of the 2004 NFL Draft. He was a two-time Professional Bowler earlier than he was killed in a botched theft try in 2007.
Taylor’s household joined the workforce for the ceremony on the sphere, gamers wore a decal to pay tribute to the defensive again and coaches wore a No. 21 lapel pin.
Jackson Mahomes was concerned in a fan incident earlier within the season when the Chiefs misplaced to the Baltimore Ravens. He was being taunted by Ravens followers and threw a water bottle at one in every of them.
Patrick Mahomes stated on the time there was extra to the clip than meets the attention.
“Clearly, it is one thing we do not wish to essentially do,” he stated, by way of KSHB-TV. “There have been issues that had been stated to him and [Patrick’s fiancé Brittany Matthews] that you do not see on the clip. He is been good at making an attempt not to answer that stuff. He takes rather a lot and he is normally fairly good at it and he’ll study from it and attempt to keep away from these individuals as greatest he can.”