Kansas City Chiefs players honor late Hall of Fame QB Len Dawson with special huddle in game

The Packers declined the punishment and Mahomes came out the game, supplanted by Chad Henne.

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"We as a whole needed to follow through with something. I think [team administrator and CEO] Clark [Hunt] and mentor

 "What's more, clearly, we're petitioning God for his family

Reid said Mahomes elected to lead the Dawson group despite the fact that he in any case didn't play in the group's last preseason game.

He needed to bounce in there," Reid said. "(Travis) Kelce, who won't play, he needed to bounce in there.

, their quarterback in a Super Bowl IV win over the Minnesota Vikings. He passed on this week at 87.