Chiefs legend Len Dawson passed away earlier this week. So on Thursday night, Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs in a “choir huddle” as a tribute to Dawson.
The Chiefs were called for a delay of game because of the huddle. The Packers, however, respectfully declined the penalty — a classy move from one historic franchise to another.
Mahomes said during the broadcast that it was Chiefs owner Clark Hunt and head coach Andy Reid who had the idea for the tribute.
“He (Dawson) was part of a great group who made the Chiefs what they are today,” said Mahomes.
The idea for the Len Dawson "Choir huddle" was Clark Hunt's and Andy Reid's, Patrick Mahomes says on the in-game TV broadcast.— Jeff Rosen (@jeff_rosen88) August 26, 2022
Says Mahomes of Dawson:
"He was part of a great group who made the Chiefs what they are today."
It’s certainly nice to see two franchises come together to honor an NFL legend.
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