As would of Mahomes and fans, who think the Chiefs would be on their way to the Super Bowl if a tiny piece of metal landed on tails. They now head to Atlanta to take on the Los Angeles Rams in their third straight Super Bowl appearance, where the Rams open up as a one point favorite to win.
Other Chiefs selected for the game are outside linebacker Dee Ford, tackle Eric Fisher, wide receiver Tyreek Hill and fullback Anthony Sherman. Now, it's time for the Chiefs to hire a defensive mind who can start fitting Mahomes with a few rings.
On Sunday, Sutton's defense could not hold a four-point lead on two occasions in the fourth quarter, surrendering touchdown drives of 75 and 65 yards to the Tom Brady-led Patriots. It's your ticket to everything sports in Kansas City. and beyond, and helps us produce sports coverage like this.
New England (13-5) benefited from two critical replay reviews and made its ninth Super Bowl with Brady at quarterback and Bill Belichick as coach.
The 67-year-old Sutton had been defensive coordinator since 2013, when he joined Reid's initial staff in Kansas City. Starting safety Daniel Sorensen missed half the season with a broken leg. One play later, Burkhead skated into the end zone for a touchdown that gave the Patriots a 31-28 lead with 39 seconds to go.
The Patriots then won the coin toss to start overtime. "We've got to build from it, learn from it and we'll be better next year". Current rules only extend overtime with a defensive stop, or field goal.