Until you have been hibernating for a yr, it’s normal information that the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs received the Tremendous Bowl final season. Oh, and we have got quite a bit to catch you up on.
The Chiefs made some critical historical past with their win in Tremendous Bowl 54 in February 2020. They’d performed in two Tremendous Bowls earlier than, however the final had been a win in 1970. That meant 50 years separated Tremendous Bowl wins for the Kansas Metropolis franchise, a report wait.
With Patrick Mahomes dominating through the common season but once more, the Chiefs misplaced simply two video games (and just one with Mahomes beginning), going 14-2 and claiming the AFC’s prime seed. That set Kansas Metropolis up with a homefield path to Tremendous Bowl 55 and an opportunity at a repeat.
Here is extra to know in regards to the Chiefs’ quest to hoist the Lombardi Trophy for a second yr in a row and the way that’d match into franchise and league historical past.
Chiefs Tremendous Bowl historical past
When is the final time the Chiefs went to a Tremendous Bowl?
You already know this reply: 2020. The Chiefs performed in Tremendous Bowl 54 in February 2020, beating the 49ers because of a comeback led by Patrick Mahomes. It was the third look within the large recreation in franchise historical past however the first since 1970.
|Tremendous Bowl 1||Jan. 15, 1967||Packers||Packers 35, Chiefs 10||Bart Starr|
|Tremendous Bowl 4||Jan. 11, 1970||Vikings||Chiefs 23, Vikings 7||Len Dawson|
|Tremendous Bowl 54||Feb. 2, 2020||49ers||Chiefs 31, 49ers 20||Patrick Mahomes|
What number of Tremendous Bowls have the Chiefs received?
The Chiefs have received two Tremendous Bowls, 50 years aside. Their first title got here in 1970 over the Vikings, with Len Dawson incomes recreation MVP honors. That was three years after the Chiefs misplaced within the first-ever Tremendous Bowl, which was then often known as the AFL-NFL World Championship. Bart Starr and the Packers received the higher of them that day.
In fact, the Chiefs claimed their second ring a yr in the past. Patrick Mahomes led a comeback to beat the 49ers, 31-20.
What number of groups have received back-to-back Tremendous Bowls?
Coming into the 2020 NFL common season, seven franchises have received consecutive Tremendous Bowls, and it is a feat that is been completed eight occasions total. The record:
- Steelers (twice)
If the Chiefs win Tremendous Bowl 55 on Feb. 7, 2021, they’d be the eighth franchise to say consecutive Tremendous Bowl titles after successful in 2020. It would be the ninth time total that such a feat was completed.