Patrick Mahomes guides Kansas City Chiefs to first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years

Los Angeles Times | 1/19/2020 | Staff
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Fifty years after their only Super Bowl victory, the Kansas City Chiefs are headed back.

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Led by the phenomenal play of quarterback Patrick Mahomes, and a defense that hardened like ice, the Chiefs secured their spot in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday with a 35-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship Game at a frigid-but-rollicking Arrowhead Stadium.

The temperature at kickoff Sunday was 17 degrees, with a wind chill of 5.

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The Chiefs lifted the Lamar Hunt Trophy — named for their founder — and now are in the hunt for the Lombardi. They will play the winner of Sunday’s late game, Green Bay at San Francisco, Feb. 2 in Miami on the NFL’s biggest stage.

Kansas City’s lone Super Bowl win came in 1970 over Minnesota in January 1970.

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Chiefs coach Andy Reid is 0-1 in the Super Bowl, with his Philadelphia Eagles losing to New England 15 years ago.

The same team that fell behind, 24-0, to Houston last week before a devastating scoring spree, fell behind again in the AFC title game. Twice in the first half, Tennessee led by 10.

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But by the end of the first half, Mahomes seized control with an unforgettable moment.

The signature play of the game — and maybe the Chiefs’ season — came with 23 seconds remaining in the half and Kansas City trailing, 17-14.

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Mahomes took a shotgun snap, dropped back to the 35 and surveyed his options. He...
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