No. 2 proved to be extremely lucky for the Kansas City Chiefs. The second seed in the playoffs won the Super Bowl on their second trip to the big game that was played on 2/2/2020.
Need more two’s? The W for the Chiefs was the 222nd win for Head Coach Andy Reid, which was also the second Super Bowl he was the head coach of. His quarterback Patrick Mahomes gets the win and his first Super Bowl MVP award in his second season as a starting quarterback.
Somebody play JAY-Z’s “22 Two’s”
Back to the game, the Chiefs toppled the San Francisco 49ers in a 31-20 victory, which featured a fourth-quarter comeback led by MVP Mahomes.
“The third quarter didn’t go the way I wanted it to,” Mahomes said. “I tried to force some things and got some turnovers. But the guys believed in me and gave me confidence to try and find my way at the end.”
Reid took a Gatorade bath and gets the win that confirms his coaching resume as one of the greatest of all time.
“I’m really excited about it,” Reid said. “You get one, you want to go get another one. But we’ve got to backpedal for about a minute and enjoy this one and we’ll get busy on the next one.”
The Chiefs will return to Kansas City from Miami and will have a parade and rally at 11:30 a.m. CT at the Kansas City Sports Commission.
“For the first time in 50 years, our Kansas City Chiefs are bringing home the Vince Lombardi trophy, and we’re all excited to celebrate with our players and fans,” Mayor Quinton Lucas said. “We will cheer on the World Champion Kansas City Chiefs this Wednesday morning during our victory parade through downtown Kansas City. Thanks, Kansas City, for being such a great city and having such amazing fans!”
After a spirited performance, the 49ers were left licking their chops and aiming for a return next year.
“We’ll lick our wounds, we’ll get over this. We’ll be fired up for next year, we got a lot of people coming back,” 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said. “I think we surprised a lot of people this year. We knew we had a really good team, I’m very proud of the guys and how much better they got throughout this year, and I expect to get almost all of these guys back and plan on adding a few more.”