The New York Giants are receiving help from an unlikely ally: Kansas City Chiefs superstar quarterback Patrick Mahomes. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Jordan Raanan, Giants backup quarterback Davis Webb revealed that he has been receiving help from Mahomes this offseason. The two have known each other since their collegiate playing days together at Texas Tech. Now, many years later, Webb is reaching out to Mahomes for help understanding new offensive coordinator Mike Kafka’s offense.
Davis Webb has been FaceTiming Patrick Mahomes with fellow quarterbacks Daniel Jones and Tyrod Taylor. They have been doing this to go over concepts of some different plays that have been run in Kansas City. This indicates that the Giants’ offense should feature many concepts and plays that were run by the Chiefs during Mike Kafka’s tenure as the team’s quarterbacks coach.
What will the Giants’ offense look like in 2022?
This offseason, the New York Giants have loaded up their offensive coaching staff with bright minds. New head coach Brian Daboll comes to New York after serving as the Buffalo Bills’ offensive coordinator from 2018 to 2021. Mike Kafka as well has been involved with one of the NFL’s best offenses, serving as the Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks coach from 2018 to 2021. Both the Bills and Chiefs’ offenses have ranked top-five in the NFL in each of the past two seasons.
Many fans and analysts have speculated what the Giants’ offensive scheme will look like in 2022. Will it look a lot like the Bills’ offense? Or will it maybe look more like the Chiefs? The reality is, Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka will collaborate to create a scheme tailored to the talents of the Giants’ roster, combining principles that each coach has learned in their previous endeveours.
Mike Kafka has been praised by Patrick Mahomes many times in the past. Mahomes feels he would not be the player he is today if not for the lessons he learned from his former quarterbacks coach. Daniel Jones and the Giants’ offense are in good hands. It is no surprise to see Patrick Mahomes returning a favor back to KDaniel Jones and the Giants’ offense are in good hands.
“He came in at the same time as I came into this locker room. Even before he came in as quarterbacks coach, he already had a big imprint on what I did in developing me to be the player that I am. He continues that. He stays on me.” – Patrick Mahomes on Mike Kafka via Chicago SunTimes