Super Bowl LIV: Kansas City Chiefs orchestrate comeback win over 49ers

It was an exciting game Super Bowl as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20. In the process, they rallied from 10 down for their first Super Bowl since 1970. The 49ers scored the first points of the game on a field goal by Robbie Gould. From then, the two teams traded barbs. A 10-point swing in the third quarter helped the 49ers take a 20-10 lead.

However, you can never count out the Kansas City Chiefs. With a 10-point deficit, they scored 21 unanswered points. Damien Williams and Travis Kelce played huge roles in the game. Kelce scored the first touchdown in the fourth quarter, closing the gap with 6:13 left. Williams scored two touchdowns, following the tight end’s contribution. With 2:44 remaining in the game, Williams caught a  five-yard pass from the arm of Patrick  Mahomes. That put Kansas City ahead 24-20.

With the game already in hand, Kansas City would score once more. Following a drive from San Francisco that would yield no points, Williams ran 38 yards to paydirt. Scoring a touchdown, he would put the Chiefs up by a 31-20 margin. That would seal the deal and give Kansas City the victory.

Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes wins MVP

The MVP for this game was Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes. He went 26-of-42 on the evening. Throwing for 286 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions, he averaged 6.8 yards per reception.

He also proved to be effective running the football, carrying the ball nine times for 29 yards and a touchdown.

Although some of his throws were not pretty, he made the right ones in order to set Kansas City up in good field position. It seemed like he executed his trademark on-the-run throws when he needed to. He kept the chains moving and moved the ball down the field. He did a little bit of everything in this game, and it was the type of game where he showcased all the skills he can bring to the table.

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