Because the Houston Texans sadly discovered, you may’t be snug with any lead over the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs. It’s a lesson that the San Francisco 49ers discovered the exhausting manner at Tremendous Bowl LIV, because the Chiefs stormed again from a 10-point fourth quarter deficit to win the NFL championship, 31-20.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who was not having a great sport earlier than the fourth quarter, all of a sudden awakened. He hit Tyreek Hill on a 44-yard bomb, then took benefit of an interference name in the long run zone to hit tight finish Travis Kelce for a brief landing.
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ gamers pour a cooler of Gatorade on head coach Andy Reid, through the second half of the NFL Tremendous Bowl 54 soccer sport in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Chiefs’ defeated the 49ers 31-20. (AP Picture/Charlie Riedel)
Mahomes then received the ball again with 5 minutes left and marched the Chiefs down the sphere, hitting an enormous move to receiver Sammy Watkins after which getting the winner to Damien Williams, who barely broke the plain of the top zone, however was formally dominated in-bounds. Mahomes wound up 5 for five with 60 yards on the profitable drive, ending the day with 286 yards passing and 44 yards on the bottom.
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The Chiefs victory meant that veteran coach Andy Reid wins his first Tremendous Bowl, maybe cementing a Corridor of Fame bid when his profession lastly ends. Reid, who went to John Marshall Excessive College within the Los Feliz space of Los Angeles, has lengthy been acknowledged as one of many best offensive minds within the sport, however by no means managed to win the large one. He has now.
Operating again Damien Williams put the cherry on the cake for the Chiefs, sprinting down the left sideline on a 38-yard run to stay the fork within the 49ers. A final-gasp 49ers move was picked off by Kendall Fuller to seal issues.
The Chiefs grew to become the primary staff in NFL historical past to be down double digits in three completely different video games, however got here again to win.
Mahomes was named the MVP of Tremendous Bowl 54. Disney Parks will donate $1 million to Make-a-Want on behalf of Mahomes, who will go to Disney World on Monday to proceed his celebration. He’s the youngest MVP in Tremendous Bowl historical past.