KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is set to have foot surgery to repair a turf toe injury that plagued him throughout the playoffs.
NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport tweeted Tuesday that Mahomes will undergo a procedure to repair a torn plantar plate. The procedure is set for Wednesday.
Source: #Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes will undergo surgery tomorrow to repair a torn plantar plate in his foot, also known as turf toe. The rehab will be several months, but he’s expected to make a full recovery. Noted foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson will perform the procedure.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 9, 2021
Rapoport says Mahomes’ recovery will take “several months” but he is eventually expected to make a full recovery.
The injury first became apparent in the Chiefs AFC Divisional Round playoff win against the Cleveland Browns. Mahomes battled the injury in the AFC Championship and Super Bowl.