Greg Bishop is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated whose feature subjects have ranged from Ricky Williams to Adrian Peterson to Aaron Rodgers. He spent time as the Jets beat writer for the New York Times and the Seahawks beat writer for the Seattle Times.
From the depths of tragedy—a bus crash in Saskatchewan that took the lives of 16 Humboldt Broncos last April—the grieving family of Logan Boulet finds comfort in knowing their loss has led to a movement of selflessness and generosity.
Plagued for years by bad mojo, one of the NFL’s iconic franchises desperately needed a change of fortune. Andy Reid’s arrival began the turnaround, and now the Kansas City faithful—fans, former players, the guys suiting up this Sunday—believe the final postseason piece is in place: Patrick.
In a box during the Chiefs-Colts divisional-round matchup, Patrick Mahomes's family and closest friends exuded a nervous confidence throughout the game. As they watched Mahomes brilliantly step up to the occasion, those closest to the quarterback knew all along that the importance of the situation wouldn’t sway him.