Monthly Archives: January 2019

Ronaldo’s penalty completes Juventus 2-1 win

Category : Football

Rome, Jan 28: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late penalty to give Juventus a 2-1 win at Lazio, extending the Bianconeri’s lead at the top of Serie A to 11 points.
The Portuguese superstar and his compatriot Joao Cancelo on Sunday scored in the final 15 minutes to complete the comeback and salvage a match that the Roman team had dominated for the first hour, reports Efe news.
Ronaldo scored the winner to conclude a difficult week for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner after he appeared at a court in Spain to plead guilty to tax fraud.
He has also been the subject of a police investigation amid allegations of rape in a hotel room in Las Vegas in 2009 which Ronaldo denies.
Juventus were second best throughout the opening period and into the second half, and went behind after midfielder Emre Can turned the ball into his own net from a Luis Alberto corner.
It was the least Lazio deserved, after they had dominated the ball and capitalized on Juventus’s passiveness in possession.
Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri sent on Federico Bernardeschi and Cancelo in a bid to rescue a result and the changes had the desired impact.
Cancelo levelled the score on 74 minutes when he pounced on a rebound from Paulo Dybala’s strike, before he won a penalty after a counter attack led by Bernardeschi.
Ronaldo stepped up to convert the spot kick in the 88th minute and extend his team’s lead at the top of the league, where they are a massive 11 points better off than Napoli in second, after they drew 0-0 against AC Milan.
Juventus, who have won the last seven Serie A titles, have drawn just twice so far this season, racking up 19 wins in the process and look odds-on to win their eighth consecutive league championship.
The Bianconeri face Spain’s Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, the first leg of which takes place on February 20.

Google Pixel 3 Night Shot compared to iPhone XS, and it’s not really close

Google has posted a low-light comparison between the iPhone XS and Pixel 3.
The Pixel 3 used Night Sight to deliver a brighter result than the iPhone shot.
The iPhone XS lacks a proper night mode, as seen on rival Android handsets.

Night modes are all the rage in the smartphone industry, with Huawei, Google, OnePlus, and Xiaomi offering the option on their devices. Now, Google has compared the Pixel 3’s Night Sight mode to the iPhone XS in a low-light situation (seen above), and there’s a stark difference between the two.
Google marketing executive Marvin Chow posted the comparison on Twitter, showing “Phone X” on the left, and the Google Pixel 3 with Night Sight on the right. The tiny text on the left tells us that “Phone X” is actually the iPhone XS.

Night Sight on Google Pixel3 — pretty much speaks for itself #teampixel
— marvin chow (@theREALmarvin) January 27, 2019

The scene, which shows a model standing in front of a neon-lit scene at night, seems ideal for the Night Sight mode. The Pixel 3 managed to deliver a brighter overall scene, clearly showing the woman’s face, clothing, and other elements. But the buildings in the background were also brighter and more detailed in Google’s photo, save for some blown-out lighting. Heck, you can even see a brighter (but not too noisy) sky in the Pixel 3 snap.
How did the iPhone fare?
Meanwhile, Apple’s phone was much darker overall, as the model seems silhouetted against the neon environment. The woman’s face is almost completely dark, and her clothing doesn’t retain the same rich color as Google’s effort.  The iPhone XS photo managed to tame the lighting in the background though, while Google prioritized the model instead. But based on the fact that we have an obvious subject in the viewfinder, I’d say Google’s phone certainly made the right decision.
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Smartphone cameras have improved dramatically in the last few years, owing to better sensors and smarter image processing. Heck, the multi-camera revolution has also yielded better zoom and depth-of-field effects hitherto unknown to smartphone photography.

Nevertheless, …
Still, I wonder whether the iPhone XS truly is that bad, almost as if the photographer adjusted exposure on the background instead (or simply didn’t tap on the subject’s face). But if there’s no foul play here, then it’s clearly a big win for Google.
Night mode is becoming one of the most important weapons in a smartphone camera’s arsenal these days, combining multiple exposures with smart algorithms. Apple’s iPhones lack this feature right now, but I wouldn’t be surprised if a future version of iOS offers this functionality. This could be a boon for older iPhones too, giving Apple’s legacy devices a welcome boost in low-light situations. But until then, the Pixel 3 seems to reign supreme when the sun goes down.
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ISL: Mumbai end Bengaluru’s unbeaten run to top the table

Category : Football , News

Mumbai, Jan 28: A Bengaluru FC’s undefeated season suffered its first blemish after a Paulo Machado goal (29′) was all Mumbai City FC needed to get past the Blues in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Mumbai Football Arena on Sunday evening.
The win also meant that Jorge Costa’s men, who have played a game more than Bengaluru but have the same number of points as the Blues (27) and similar goal difference (+9), go atop the table owing to goals scored.
With striker Miku and defender Nishu Kumar still on the road to recovery, Cuadrat rolled out a 4-3-3 with Spaniard Xisco Hernandez playing the role of the false 9, while Kean Lewis started on the left in midfield.
Putting behind what looked like an uncomfortable start, Bengaluru switched the momentum in attack when Xisco’s acrobatic volley had to be tipped over by Amrinder Singh on the bounce just past the quarter hour mark. Minutes later, Rahul Bheke saw an equally athletic effort fly wide.
The Blues forced a flurry of corners out of Mumbai, but it was the hosts who capitalised on a Bengaluru corner when Rafael Bastos sparked an attack on the counter before picking Paulo Machado whose finish rolled beyond Gurpreet Singh Sandhu’s outstretched leg to make it 1-0 in the 29th minute.A
Bengaluru, playing a high line at the back, looked like conceding a second on the hour mark when Machado slipped the ball through to pick Modou Sougou’s run.A The Senegalese, with only Gurpreet to beat, saw his shot kept out by the Bengaluru ‘keeper.
Needing to chase the game, Cuadrat introduced Chencho Gyeltshen for Xisco twenty minutes into the second half.A The Blues moved the ball around and found themselves in the final third on more than just a few occasions, but seemed bereft of ideas on the finishing front.
Sunil Chhetri had a big chance to get Bengaluru on level terms when a cross from Lewis fell to the captain in the box in the 83rd minute. But an awkward bounce denied the striker control as Mumbai were let off the hook. Bengaluru made two more changes in the form of winger Boithang Haokip who replaced Udanta Singh, and striker Edmund Lalrindika who came on for Harmanjot Khabra, but their frequent forays into the opposition area were held by the Mumbai defence, who protected the lead until the final whistle.
The Blues head back to Bengaluru, where they face NorthEast United in their first home fixture of the second phase of the League on Wednesday.

I-League: East Bengal beat Mohun Bagan 2-0, back in title race

Category : Football , News

Kolkata, Jan 27: East Bengal put themselves back in title contention after defeating arch-rivals Mohun Bagan 2-0 in the second I-League derby at the packed Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday.
Promising striker Jobby Justin starred for the red and gold brigade with a goal (75th minute) and an assist after Spanish forward Jaime Colado (35th) had opened the scoring for the ‘visitors’.
The defeat all but ended Mohun Bagan’s slim title aspirations as they succumbed to their first defeat under new coach Khalid Jamil. In the first leg, East Bengal had edged past Sankarlal Chakraborty’s Mohun Bagan 3-2.
This is the first time East Bengal have beaten Mohun Bagan twice in the same season in the last 15 years.
Courtesy the result, East Bengal (25 points) trimmed the gap to five points on league leaders Chennai City FC (30 points) while Mohun Bagan remained on 21 points from 14 matches.
East Bengal, placed fourth, and Chennai have played 13 matches each so far with the latter taking on third-placed Real Kashmir FC in a crunch tie on Monday.
Despite the presence of skipper Sony Norde in attack, Mohun Bagan looked lacklustre especially at the back from the start.
East Bengal could have taken the lead as early as in the 8th minute but Jobby Justin failed to connect after Laldanmawia Ralte set him up with a low cross inside the box.
Mohun Bagan took time to get going and could have conceded a penalty when goalkeeper Shilton Paul went for a two-footed challenge on Justin. East Bengal players appealed for a penalty but referee CR Srikrisna waved play on.
The ‘hosts’ first real chance came at the half hour mark when Haitian star Sony Norde’s close range effort was blocked by Lalram Chullova.
Five minutes later, East Bengal took the lead as Justin beat Kingsley Eze on the right flank to keep a low ball inside the box for Jaime. The Spaniard dribbled past Gurjinder to slot the ball home.
Mohun Bagan went into the break with a lot to work on as East Bengal were the far better side.
Mohun Bagan started as a rejuvenated unit after the break and East Bengal’s Colado was lucky to be on the pitch after he dragged down Dipanda Dicka on the floor following the striker’s tussle with Johnny Acosta inside the box.
There was more drama later when Norde floated a corner for Eze, who hit the crossbar with the ball then taking a touch off Darren Caldeira, who was in an off-side position.
The Khalid Jamil-coached side vehemently protested the decision as their premature celebrations were cut short.
East Bengal then doubled their tally through brilliant Justin, who nodded in a Lalrindika Ralte corner at the far post to send the crowd into ruptures.

Queiroz to mark 100th match as Iran head coach

Category : AFC Asian Cup , Football

Tehran, Jan 27: Carlos Queiroz will mark his 100th match as head coach of Iran’s national football team in the game against Japan on Monday.
The Portuguese will reach the milestone when Iran take on Japan at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup semi-finals, reports Xinhua news agency.
Queiroz took over the Iran national team in April 2011 and his team defeated Madagascar 1-0 in a friendly match in his first match as Iran’s coach.
Under Queiroz, Iran have won 60 matches and suffered 12 losses beside 27 draws.
The 65-year-old steered the team to back-to-back qualifications for the World Cup for the first time in Iran’s history.
Queiroz also coached the Iran national football team in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, where they lost to Iraq in a penalty shootout in the competition’s quarterfinals.

Atletico Madrid confirm Martins loan to Monaco

Category : Football , News

London, Jan 27: Atletico Madrid on Sunday confirmed they have loaned Portuguese forward Gelson Martins to Ligue 1 strugglers AS Monaco for the rest of the season.
The forward arrived in controversial fashion on a free transfer from Sporting Club de Portugal, over the summer, but has struggled to win a place in the side which is currently second in Spain’s professional football league — La Liga.
Martins has made just eight league appearances, seven of which were as a substitute, and played four more games in other competitions, scoring one goal in the Copa del Rey, reports Xinhua news agency.
The Spanish club confirmed the news on its official website, saying that Martins “faces a new challenge in his professional career and from Atletico Madrid we wish him a lot of luck.”
Atletico are closing in on a deal to sign Chelsea’s former Real Madrid striker, Alvaro Morata on loan with the move expected to be confirmed on Monday or Tuesday.

WWE Royal Rumble 2019: Reactions & Review

Here’s my final thoughts on Raw and SmackDown Live’s WWE Royal Rumble 2019!

Bobby Roode and Chad Gable (c) vs. Rezar & Scott Dawson

Reactions: This randomly announced matchup gave off old Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament vibes. It featured a championship duo taking on a makeshift tag team in a bout that was wrestled in a very old school manner. It wasn’t flashy by any means – it was simply proficient and nothing more. Kind of confused at the end result, however (wouldn’t it have made more sense for the heels to win so both their respective teams could have gotten a tag team title shot at a later date?). This was…well, a match that was just there to fill time for the Kickoff Show.
Rating: 2 out of 5 Stars

Rusev (c) (with Lana) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (WWE United States Championship)

Reactions: Like I mentioned in my preview piece for this event, Rusev and Nakamura have developed an underrated rivalry against one other. This unique pairing have also produced a number of good to great matches thanks to their ever evolving chemistry. This match rests firmly in the good category. There were a few extra elements added to this meeting that helped set it apart from its predecessors. I enjoyed watching both men switch up their usual Kinshasa into a Superkick counter exchange, plus Lana’s inclusion during the finish was slightly interesting. The title change genuinely surprised me, which gave this championship encounter a bit more life than originally expected.

Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars

Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Akira Tozawa vs. Kalisto vs. Hideo Itami (Fatal Four-Way Match for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship)

Reactions: 205 Live’s premier athletes know how to kick off…well, the Kickoff Show! This multi-man contest was packed with innovative move exchanges, intense action, and the hard hitting offense we’re used to seeing from the Cruiserweight roster. There were a few rough spots and bouts of miscommunication at several points throughout, but a majority of the bout was an inspired sprint worth witnessing. The closing stretch provided plenty of extra entertainment to the match as a whole (all those vicious kicks were quite the sight to see!). I definitely enjoyed what I saw from all four men here.
Rating: 3 & a Half out of 5 Stars

Asuka (c) vs. Becky Lynch (WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship)

Reactions: I expected a quality encounter between these two ladies and that’s exactly what I got. Asuka brought her stiff strikes and tight submission game to the dance against Becky’s suplex expertise and extra tough demeanor. This match started out with your usual grappling work that led into a strike exchange. Afterwards, both women tore into each other with a slew of of their signature maneuvers.
After Asuka drove Becky into the outside ring mat, we entered into an even more brutal portion of this title match. The submission sequences that made up the finish of this encounter ended up being the best part of it all. We even got a rare Cattle Mutilation submission sighting! Asuka’s back on top and its matches like this one that will keep her in that prime position.
Rating: 3 & a Half out of 5 Stars

The Bar (Cesaro and Sheamus) (c) vs. The Miz and Shane McMahon (WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship)

Reactions: Imagine my surprise when I found myself on the edge of my seat by the finishing moments of this surprisingly good tag match. While the starting and middle sections were a bit plodding, Shane did enough of his daredevil routine to liven them up a bit. After Cesaro countered his Coast to Coast into a Big Swing, me and the live crowd came alive. I really need to stop under-appreciating Shane O’Mac – his punches still look horrendous, but he clearly knows how to put on a spirited performance. The drama built to a fever pitch and the outcome was quite the shocker. I enjoyed this way more than I expected to.
Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars

Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Sasha Banks (WWE Raw Women’s Championship)

Reactions: Going into this one, it was easy to see that Ronda and Sasha would put on a match befitting of their marquee storyline development. This beef quickly grew heated, which gave it the extra push it needed to garner even more attention. With such hate brewing between both Raw competitors, this title match had all the workings to morph into a quality matchup. Thankfully, we got that very scenario here.
Sasha was more inspired than usual against an always game Ronda. Both ladies pushed each other to the limit – Sasha used her strong grapple work to work over the champion, while Ronda did more of the same as she looked to prove she could wrestle just as good as her opponent. As the match wore on, we bore witness to some brutal submissions and a few maneuvers fueled by hate. Watching “The Boss” I was used to seeing in NXT was certainly the highlight of this standout bout. And judging by the post-match interaction between both women, it looks like this feud isn’t quite over yet. A rematch is something I’m very much looking forward to now!
Rating: 3 & a Half out of 5 Stars

2019 Women’s Royal Rumble Match (30-Woman Royal Rumble Match for a Women’s Championship Match at WrestleMania 35)

Reactions: The second Women’s Royal Rumble had a lot to live up to after 2018’s first incarnation of the match. While this edition of the now annual battle royal didn’t surpass the first one, it still turned in a good performance. The added presence of several NXT and NXT UK Superstars made up for the absence of past Women’s entrants (I still hope we get a Jazz appearance someday). There were some interesting storylines dispersed throughout this Women’s Royal Rumble – the stable shenanigans of The Riott Squad, Lacey Evans’ main roster in-ring debut, Nikki Cross’ madness, and the amazing saves by Naomi and Kacy Catanzaro were certainly among those big moments.

There was definitely a lull in the action felt near the early portions of this Women’s Royal Rumble. But as the match continued, it got a bit better as more NXT and NXT UK talent hit the ring. Lacey, Ember, Natalya, Bayley, Alexa, Nia, Charlotte, and Becky rekindled old rivalries and looked the strongest. The hot finishing stretch between Charlotte and Becky was wonderfully told and made for a satisfying conclusion. The first Women’s Royal Rumble still stands tall as the best. But this second installment was still worth watching right up to its crazy conclusion.
Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars

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Daniel Bryan (c) vs. AJ Styles (WWE Championship)

Reactions: Was it just me or did something feel decidedly off about this match? I loved it when it took place at last year’s TLC PPV, but this rematch was sadly a step below it. The champ and the challenger didn’t slack on their in-ring work, though – Daniel and AJ performed like the technical, high-flying wizards they’ve always been. But for some reason, this one didn’t connect with me like their previous PPV meeting.
A lot of the action was more of a repeat of a familiar formula from both men – extended limb work from Daniel followed by a strong comeback sequence by AJ. Which is then followed up by a series of back and forth counters and some unique move exchanges. The longer run time, slightly disinterested crowd, and deflating interference finish knocked a few points off of this bout’s final score. It still managed to be good, though. But I have to say this – I’m perfectly content with not seeing another match between these two for a while, which is something I never thought I’d say…
Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars

Brock Lesnar (c) (with Paul Heyman) vs. Finn Bálor (WWE Universal Championship)

Reactions: While a bit short, this Universal Championship match stayed awesome all the way throughout. Once Finn planted Brock with a running dropkick as soon as the bell rang, I knew what we were in for – a knockdown, title match worthy brawl. Brock works best with opponents that are smaller than him, so it came as no surprise to see him gelling so well with Finn. To say that this match turned out better than another Braun vs. Brock match is an understatement.
The Suplex City routine didn’t run too long this time around since Brock sold the hell out of his injured ribs. This change in formula added more to the match and gave Finn more of a fighting chance. Finn’s fast-paced comeback made me and the live crowd come unglued! It truly looked as if we were going to crown a new Universal Champion on this evening. But that moment never came to pass. Even though I was let down by the ending, this title match ultimately delivered.
Rating: 3 & a Half out of 5 Stars

2019 Men’s Royal Rumble Match (30-Man Royal Rumble Match for a World Championship Match at WrestleMania 35)

Reactions: The best type of Rumble is a fun Rumble. The 2019 Men’s Royal Rumble was jam-packed with an amazing array of fun moments. There’s just too many to speak of, but I’m still going to try and list my favorite ones:
– Elias and Jeff Jarrett’s opening segment
– Kofi Kingston’s clever methods of saving himself from elimination (as usual)
– the quick elimination of No Way Jose
– Titus O’Neil and Curt Hawkins’ “under the ring” exchange
– Nia Jax’s unexpected inclusion

Along with all of those wholly entertaining events, there was a ton of hot action thrown in for for good measure. Seth, Drew, Braun, Andrade, Joe, Rollins, and a whole bunch of other Superstars kept this match alive with a quickened pace. That pace was magnified due to the fine work by damn near everyone involved. Props goes out to the NXT and NXT UK talents who put in good performances as well. The final four section of this year’s Men’s Royal Rumble was one of the most exciting ones yet. Seth picking up the win after being decimated by Bobby was the perfect way to solidify his big win. I loved each and every minute of this Royal Rumble!
Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars

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Match of the Night
The Men’s Royal Rumble Match!

Final Verdict
The 2019 Royal Rumble event was pretty worthwhile. The marquee match that (deservedly so) received the main event spot stole the show. The Universal Championship match, the two Women’s title bouts, and the Cruiserweight Fatal Four-Way match were definite standouts. Even the SD Tag Team Championship match added a bit of extra value to the show. The WWE Championship match was a bit of a disappointment, plus the random Kickoff Show tag match was a waste of time. Even with those blemishes, the 2019 Royal Rumble was still a good time.

Final Score: 3 & a Half out of 5 Stars
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LeBron James Reacts to Carmelo Anthony’s Standing Ovation at MSG

Carmelo Anthony was in attendance Sunday night at Madison Square Garden for the Miami Heat vs. New York Knicks game. While he was there to watch close friend Dwyane Wade in one of his final two games in the arena, the Knicks made sure to give Anthony some love as well.
Not only was there a video played of Carmelo’s 62-point performance, but he was shown on the jumbotron after the memorable moment in history. As you can see in the video posted by ESPN’s Ian Begley, the former Knicks star received a huge ovation from the fanbase.

Here’s the reception Carmelo Anthony received at Madison Square Garden when he was shown on the Jumbotron during Knicks-Heat:
— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) January 28, 2019

Later in the evening, current Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James had a message about both the video and Anthony, tweeting that it was well-deserved for his friend.

Well deserved!!! 👏🏾🙏🏾‼️‼️‼️‼️@carmeloanthony
— LeBron James (@KingJames) January 28, 2019

Anthony was recently traded from the Houston Rockets to the Chicago Bulls. He played just 10 games for the Rockets prior to the team opting to go in another direction. It’s expected that he will either be traded or waived before the upcoming deadline.

Carmelo Anthony’s Run With Knicks
Anthony, who’s 34 years old, was traded to the Knicks during the 2010-11 season from the Denver Nuggets. He spent seven seasons with the team, playing in 412 games and averaging 24.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. Over the impressive stretch, Anthony shot 44.3 percent from the field and 36.9 percent from beyond the arc.
The Knicks made the NBA playoffs in each of Anthony’s first three seasons, with the best year coming in 2012-13. New York went 54-28 that season before losing in the Eastern Conference semifinals. That stretch also marked arguably the best of Anthony’s tenure with the team, as he averaged 28.7 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.

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While the Bulls are expected to part ways with Anthony soon, it’s led to plenty of speculation that he could wind up with James on the Lakers. Although there have been various reports and rumors pointing to both sides of that, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski sounded off on it shortly after Anthony’s trade to Chicago.
As he reported, the Lakers have interest in Anthony but don’t want to waive a guaranteed contract.

Sources: The Lakers maintain interest in Anthony, but do not want to waive a guaranteed player to create a roster spot for him, league sources tell ESPN. If a roster spot eventually opens with LA, yes, the Lakers are a possible destination for Anthony.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 21, 2019

This isn’t all that surprising, as the Lakers remain focused on landing a second superstar to pair with James. The focus has primarily been on Anthony Davis, and the bulk of the team’s current guaranteed contracts have at least some amount of trade value and upside, making them tough to part with.
On the opposite side of the argument, Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports stated on the Nate Duncan podcast that the interest in Anthony may be more from James than the front office (per Clutch Points).
“Well, LeBron James is over there,” Haynes said on the Nate Duncan podcast. “And he’s made it quite clear that he would like to play with Carmelo Anthony. So if we’re going off of the past, LeBron typically has a strong voice and teams usually operate in a manner that’s going to appease him. So I will say that he definitely has interest.
“I don’t know necessarily that the Lakers brass is all that interested in bringing Carmelo Anthony on board.”
It’s an interesting situation and one that will be worth monitoring over the coming weeks. The Lakers could use depth at this point, specifically due to the injuries which have impacted the roster. Beyond that, if the team did swing a deal at the trade deadline, it could potentially open a roster spot for Anthony.
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Patrick Mahomes Silences Doubters With Post-Pro Bowl Message

In one of the least surprising moments from the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was named one of the MVPs. After a season in which Mahomes threw for 50 touchdowns and was arguably the best player in the league, adding another accomplishment to the season was almost expected.
Regardless, it was a strong performance and after the game, Mahomes took note of an interesting photo posted by the Chicago Bears Twitter account. It featured the Chiefs signal-caller with Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. The three players were all selected in the 2017 NFL Draft, and Mahomes responded with a few words for those who doubted the strength of their quarterback class.

They said we had a bad Qb draft class! 2 years later… @Mtrubisky10 @deshaunwatson
— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes5) January 27, 2019

It’s hard to argue with Mahomes’ point here, as the three quarterbacks all impressed this season and each of their teams made it to the playoffs. Even beyond that, the Chiefs (12-4), Bears (12-4) and Texans (11-5) all won their divisions as well.

Patrick Mahomes’ Pro Bowl Performance
Although the Pro Bowl isn’t exactly the place to dive too far into stats, Mahomes finished the game by completing 7-of-14 passes for 156 yards (most of the game) along with one touchdown. Watson was a close second in passing, throwing for 128 yards with one score as well, but did throw an interception.
The AFC ran away with this game behind the play of the quarterbacks, winning 26-7 while the only touchdown on the NFC side came when Dak Prescott linked up with Austin Hooper in the fourth quarter. AFC quarterbacks also racked up 362 passing yards compared to just 101 for their opponent.

Patrick Mahomes Wraps 2018 Season With MVP Resume
While the Chiefs quarterback took home the hardware at the Pro Bowl, he deserves to win the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award for the full season also. Mahomes completed 66 percent of his passes for 5,097 yards and the aforementioned 50 touchdowns. Of the 580 passes he threw, only 12 of them were intercepted.
For good measure, Mahomes tacked on 272 rushing yards and two additional scores, but his impressive first season as a starter was impressive beyond just personal numbers. The Chiefs had a great regular season and were an overtime loss away from playing in the Super Bowl. Their season ended in unfortunate fashion in the AFC Championship Game when Tom Brady and the New England Patriots picked up an overtime victory.
In the loss, Mahomes and the Chiefs didn’t even get the opportunity to score thanks to Brady’s impressive drive to end the game. It’s a safe bet that we’ll see plenty more of the 23-year-old quarterback in the playoffs moving forward in his career.
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