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Troy Aikman Razzes KC Sportswriters For Tweet Suggesting Patrick Mahomes May Be A Better Quarterback Than He Was

(CBSDFW.COM) - Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and current Fox NFL broadcaster Troy Aikman blew up Twitter late Monday night.

It started with a tweet from The Athletic Kansas City which said of the Chiefs star quarterback, "In case you missed it, Patrick Mahomes has thrown 36% of Troy Aikman's career touchdowns in about 8% of the games."

Aikman retweeted that with the comment, In case you missed it: Talk to me when when he has 33% of my Super Bowl Titles"

Aikman got a mix of praise for his response as well as people pointing out it's a fact Mahomes is off to a better start at this stage of his NFL career.

As of Tuesday afternoon, Aikman's tweet had nearly 168,000 likes and more than 25,000 retweets.

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Troy Aikman (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Mahomes, who played college football at Texas Tech, did not jump in on this Twitter conversation.

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Quarterback Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates as the Chiefs defeat the Baltimore Ravens 33-28 to win the game at Arrowhead Stadium on September 22, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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