LAS VEGAS — The Kansas City Chiefs are once again world champions, outlasting the San Francisco 49ers in overtime to capture Super Bowl LVIII, and their third Lombardi Trophy in five years. Their triumph marks the first time an NFL team has gone back-to-back with championships since the New England Patriots did it in the early 2000s.
But how does Sunday’s win stack up with the previous championship bouts in the Andy Reid-Patrick Mahomes era? Here’s how we’d rank each of the Chiefs’ four Super Bowl appearances this half-decade:
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4. 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.
3. 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, setting the stage for K.C.’s…
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Author : Cody Benjamin
Publish date : 2024-02-12 04:28:44
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