Top 5 Chiefs Moments On The Road To Super Bowl 2020
After falling just short of reaching the big game a year ago, the Kansas City Chiefs have reached the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years.
The Chiefs finished the season at 12-4 and as the #2 seed in the Western Conference, before pulling off two come-from-behind wins in the postseason.
Get yourself ready for Super Bowl LIV with the Top 5 Chiefs Moments this season:
5. Patrick Mahomes Outduels Lamar Jackson (Ravens vs. Chiefs Week 3)
Both sitting at 2-0 to start the season, Kansas City hosted the Baltimore Ravens in what turned out to be a matchup between two MVPs.
The game featured over 950 yards of total offense and 61 points combined. The Chiefs used a 23-6 halftime lead to hold off the Ravens 33-28.
Mahomes finished the game completing 27-of-37 for 374 yards and three touchdowns.
4. Mahomes’ Knee Injury (Chiefs vs. Broncos Week 7)
Although this may not be the usual uplifting highlight, Week 7 nearly ended the Chiefs’ season when the reigning MVP left midway through the second quarter with a dislocated kneecap.
Kansas City went on to defeat the Broncos 30-6 and would luckily go on to miss Mahomes under center for only two games. In his absence, the Chiefs hung tough and went 1-1.
3. Chiefs def. Vikings Without Mahomes (Week 9)
After narrowly losing their first game without Mahomes, Kansas City rallied behind backup quarterback Matt Moore and defeated the Minnesota Vikings 26-23 on a Harrison Butker 44-yard field goal as time expired.
The game featured thrills throughout, but perhaps none was more electric than running back Damien Williams scoring a 91-yard rushing touchdown and being chased down by wide receiver Tyreek Hill.
Hill went full cheetah and topped out at 23mph - catching up Williams as both ran into the endzone arm-and-arm.
2. Comeback in AFC Championship Game
Coming off one of the biggest comebacks in NFL postseason history, the Chiefs did it again.
Trailing 17-7 in the second quarter, Kansas City went on to score 28 unanswered and defeated the Tennessee Titans 35-24, advancing to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1970.
The game changed in the final seconds of the first half when Mahomes gave the Chiefs their first lead of the game on a 27-yard rushing touchdown.
Mahomes finished the game totaling four TDs, 294 passing yards and 53 rushing yards.
1. 24-point Comeback in AFC Divisional Round
Last, but not least, the top Kansas City Chiefs moment came in the AFC Divisional Round against the Houston Texans.
The Chiefs began the game making error after error, including dropped passes, a muffed punt and a blocked punt touchdown, thus digging themselves into a 24-0 hole early into the second quarter.
What would follow is some of the most explosive football in recent memory.
Kansas City scored 41 unanswered points over two quarters, including 21 points over a three-and-a-half-minute span, and went into halftime with a 28-24 lead.
The Chiefs became the first team in NFL postseason history to win a game by 20+ points after trailing by 20+ points, defeating the Texans 51-31.