Source - Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes has high ankle sprain
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes suffered a high ankle sprain during Saturday's divisional-round victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
The nature of the injury to Mahomes' right ankle was confirmed Sunday by an MRI exam, which showed no other damage, a source told Schefter.
Mahomes said Saturday night that he plans to play in next Sunday's AFC Championship Game.
"It feels better than I thought it was going to be now," Mahomes said after the 27-20 victory that put the Chiefs in the conference title game for the fifth straight season. "Obviously, I have a lot of adrenaline going right now, so we'll see how it feels. But I'll hop right in the treatment and try to do whatever I can to be as close to 100% by next week. Luckily for us, we played the early game on Saturday, so we get an extra almost half a day that I can let that ankle rest."
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