The Kansas City Chiefs have won their second Super Bowl in the past four seasons, downing the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 Sunday at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes appeared to overcome re-aggravating his ankle injury in the first half, rallying the Chiefs in the second to a victory that puts the team in a “dynasty” conversation.
The Chiefs also won the Super Bowl in 2020 and reached the title game in 2021.
Mahomes threw three touchdown passes to three receivers, Isiah Pacheco ran for one score and linebacker Nick Bolton scored on a fumble return. Kicker Harrison Butker made the winning 27-yard field goal with 8 seconds remaining.
“It was just all heart. We knew we didn’t play our best in the first half,” tight end Travis Kelcie said when told Kansas City scored on every drive after intermission. He said some players, given the enormity of the moment, played out of character in the first half.
“And we were just able to regroup at halftime and figure it out. In that second half we were just flying around.”