Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs to a thrilling 25-22 Super Bowl victory over the 49ers, despite trailing by 10 points in the first half. The winning drive was a 13-play, 75-yard effort that culminated in a three-yard touchdown pass to Mecole Hardman. Mahomes’ performance under pressure was on full display during this impressive drive.
Mahomes’ third Super Bowl win with the Chiefs came after falling behind by 10 points. This marked the second time he has defeated the 49ers in the championship game. Following his touchdown pass to Hardman, Mahomes was named the MVP of the Super Bowl for the third time. He finished with an outstanding stat line of 34-of-46 for 333 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception on the first drive of the second half.
In addition to his passing prowess, Mahomes also made key plays with his legs during the game. He ran for eight yards to convert a crucial fourth down and another 19 yards to convert a third down. By the end of the night, Mahomes had accumulated an impressive team-high 66 rushing yards. His combined performance proved too much for San Francisco’s defense to handle.
Looking ahead to next season, Mahomes will have a chance to become only the second quarterback in NFL history to win three straight Super Bowls if he can continue performing at this level. Given his exceptional talent and track record of success, it is difficult to imagine anyone stopping him from achieving this historic feat.