LAS VEGAS — The Kansas City Chiefs are something of a mainstay on the Super Bowl stage, seeking their third Lombardi Trophy in the last five years. And Sunday’s Super Bowl LVIII matchup with the San Francisco 49ers promises to be a tight one, with both sides boasting MVP-caliber quarterbacks and physical, top-ranked defenses.
But how do the previous championship bouts in the Andy Reid-Patrick Mahomes era stack up? Here’s how we’d rank each of the Chiefs’ three Super Bowl appearances of the last five years, ahead of Sunday’s latest tilt against San Francisco:
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3. Super Bowl LV
Season: 2020 | Result: Buccaneers 31, Chiefs 9
Tom Brady in Super Bowl LV
The Chiefs scored first here, threatening to rob Tom Brady of a magical end to a magical debut in Tampa Bay, but from that point on it was all Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. The game was certainly entertaining from that angle, with a 43-year-old Brady defying time with a pitch-perfect performance (21-29, 3 TDs) to outduel Mahomes and help the Bucs win it all in their own stadium. Todd Bowles’ defense was also a sight to behold, forcing two turnovers and constantly pressuring Andy Reid’s offense. But in terms of the modern-day Chiefs Super Bowls, this was by far the least competitive.
2. Super Bowl LIV
Season: 2019 | Result: Chiefs 31, 49ers 20
Patrick Mahomes in Super Bowl LIV
One year after Mahomes won NFL MVP with a historic 50-touchdown debut as a starter, he and the Chiefs overcame a 20-10 deficit to score 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter,…
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Author : Cody Benjamin
Publish date : 2024-02-11 11:00:52
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