It took Patrick Mahomes just 96 seconds to throw his first touchdown pass of the 2019 NFL season

AP Foto/Barry ReegerAfter one of the most prolific seasons in NFL history in 2018, Patrick Mahomes picked up right where he left off.
  • Patrick Mahomes connected with Sammy Watkins for a 68-yard touchdown just 96 seconds into their opening game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Mahomes had a historic season in 2018, becoming just the second quarterback in NFL history to throw for 50 touchdowns and 5,000 yards.
  • While he still has a long way to go before he replicates those numbers, it’s clear the reigning NFL MVP was ready to get off to a hot start.
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It didn’t take long for Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs offence to prove they’re still one of the most unstoppable units in football.

Just 96 seconds into their Week 1 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Mahomes connected with wide receiver Sammy Watkins on a 68-yard touchdown pass to jump out to a 7-0 lead.

Patrick Mahomes won MVP last season after becoming just the second quarterback in NFL history to throw for 50 touchdowns and more than 5,000 yards.

While those numbers might be tough to replicate, there are some that believe that Mahomes will only get better in his second full season as a starting quarterback.

Read more: The NFL world is drooling over Patrick Mahomes and thinks he could become the best quarterback ever

Mahomes still has a long way to go before he reaches the heights of his 2018 campaign, but he certainly got off to a hot start on Sunday.

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