Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who suffered a dislocated kneecap Thursday night against Denver, could return in three weeks, if not sooner, league sources tell ESPN.

The Chiefs are expected to exercise extreme caution with Mahomes, and the time off will allow him to rest his knee and high ankle sprain.

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But the Chiefs escaped disaster when the MRI on Mahomes’ knee came back as, according to an NFL source, a “best-case scenario” on Friday.

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