Never give Patrick Mahomes another chance. Rattled in the first half, unable to win in the fourth quarter, KC quarterback Mahomes found a way to will his team to victory in one of the longest games in Super Bowl history.
They cemented the Chiefs‘ dynasty claims by winning, 25-22, on an overtime pass from Mahomes to Mecole Hardman Jr., who was a Jets castoff earlier last year.
Mahomes was named Super Bowl MVP for the third time. Worse news for the rest of the NFL: “We’re not done,” Mahomes said in the rush after the game. “We’ve got a lot of young guys.” They have now become the first team in 20 years to win back-to-back titles, and no one has ever won three in a row.
San Francisco was a worthy opponent, harassing Mahomes all game. But they wore down in overtime, allowing Kansas City to counter an earlier field goal on San Francisco’s first OT possession.Read more on deadline.com