Mahomes leads Chiefs to AFC title, first Super Bowl appearance since 1970
For the first time since 1970, the Kansas City Chiefs are going to the Super Bowl.
Their reigning league MVP of a quarterback in Patrick Mahomes put on an absolute show to make it happen, scoring four total touchdowns in a 35-24 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday to win the AFC and capture the Lamar Hunt Trophy.
After falling behind 10-0 and 17-7, the Chiefs scored unanswered 28 points, including a remarkable touchdown run by their quarterback to take a 21-17 lead before halftime. Titans star running back Derrick Henry was held to just 69 yards on 19 carries.
Kansas City will face either the San Francisco 49ers or Green Bay Packers in Miami on February 2 at 5:30 p.m. The franchise has not won the Super Bowl since it last appeared in 1969, when it beat the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IV. This will be its third appearance, as the Chiefs lost to the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl I.