STATELINE, Nev. — As Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes made his way down the golf course at the American Century Championship over the weekend, a fan decided to comment on young Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert’s rise to stardom.
“Watch out for Justin Herbert year!” the fan said.
Herbert broke several rookie quarterback records last season with the Chargers including pass completions (396), completed passes per game (37), and passing touchdowns (31).
Herbert’s first game in the NFL was against Mahomes and the two went toe-to-toe in a game decided in overtime.
Mahomes’ response drew the attention of many, mostly because he appears to have said the phrase backwards.
“I’ll see it when I believe it,” Mahomes said.
Debate on social media has argued whether he meant to say it in that order or he meant to say, “I’ll believe it when I see it.”
Whatever he meant, for the foreseeable future, the pair of young star quarterbacks will face off twice a year in the AFC West.