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Pete Sweeney

TWEET: 9-year-old Patrick Mahomes picked Eagles-Patriots Super Bowl

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February 2005: Patrick Mahomes II, 9, offered prediction in Tyler TX newspaper about Super Bowl XXXIX between the Patriots (QBed by Tom Brady) and the Eagles (coached by Andy Reid). Brady won his 2nd consecutive Super Bowl and 3rd overall. pic.twitter.com/RxyAaYfb7y

— Greg Giroux (@greggiroux) January 25, 2021

Even a 9-year-old Patrick Mahomes knew to ride with Andy Reid (he was wrong, of course).

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Pete Sweeney

Sammy Watkins, Le’Veon Bell ‘expected to be ready’ for Super Bowl LV

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The wide receiver and running back missed the team’s AFC title game against the Buffalo Bills.

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins and running back Le’Veon Bell are “expected to be ready” to be ready to play in Super Bowl LV, according to a new ESPN report from Dianna Russini.

Watkins, 27, suffered a calf injury in the Chiefs’ Week 16 game against the Atlanta Falcons, and he has not played since. Watkins was a limited participant in...

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John Dixon

Mel Kiper has the Chiefs picking EDGE in 2021’s first round

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There’s still one game left in the Chiefs’ season, but mock drafts are already happening.

Now that all the 2021 NFL Draft positions — except for the last two — have been determined, it’s officially mock draft season. On ESPN, analyst Mel Kiper has released a new first-round mock — in which the Kansas City Chiefs pick an EDGE with the last pick.

32. Kansas City Chiefs: Azeez Ojulari, OLB/DE, Georgia

Six sacks for Frank Clark....

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Sources: Bell, AB expected to play in Super Bowl

Le'Veon Bell and Sammy Watkins of the Chiefs and Antonio Brown and Antoine Winfield Jr. of the Buccaneers are expected to be healthy for the Super Bowl, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.

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John Dixon

Chiefs-Bills snap counts: Edwards-Helaire, Williams split time, play different roles

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Let’s take a look at how Kansas City used their players as they advanced to the Super Bowl.

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Buffalo Bills 38-24 in the AFC Championship on Sunday, advancing to their second straight Super Bowl.

Let’s see how the Chiefs used their players in the win.

Starters (offensive): WR Tyreek Hill, LT Eric Fisher, LG Nick Allegretti, C Austin Reiter, RG Andrew Wylie, RT Mike Remmers, TE Travis Kelce, WR Demarcus Robinson, WR Byron...

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Tom Childs

Arrowheadlines: The NFL’s version of LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan

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Chiefs headlines for Tuesday, January 26.

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Tom Brady vs. Patrick Mahomes Is Super Bowl Mythology in the Making | The Ringer

In most NFL seasons, being crowned champion is enough. But this Super Bowl is about legacy. Who will end up on top of the pantheon? The sport’s biggest legend is about to face its biggest legend in the making. We can understand the stakes in real time.

This is football’s version of Michael Jordan...

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Video of Patrick Mahomes consoling Mecole Hardman after fumble goes viral

Chiefs receiver Mecole Hardman put his team in a two-score deficit early in Sunday’s AFC Championship game with a costly fumble on a punt return, but his quarterback never stopped believing in him.

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Jordan Poyer’s wife says some Chiefs fans harassed her at playoff game

Poyer's wife also had a funny suggestion for the playoffs in order to give her Bills another chance.

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NFL Practice Squad Updates: 1/25/21

A day after they secured their trip to the Super Bowl, the Chiefs have made a change to their practice squad: Kansas City Chiefs Released: OT Prince Tega Wanogho The former Auburn standout was a sixth-round pick by the Eagles in this past year’s draft, and he spent the majority of the 2020 campaign on Philly’s practice squad.

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Patrick Mahomes Says He's Excited to Face 'GOAT' Tom Brady in Super Bowl LV

There was no doubt what the biggest storyline of the Super Bowl would be as soon as all-time great Tom Brady and current great Patrick Mahomes clinched their spots with victories in Sunday's conference title games...

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John Dixon

Five things we learned as the Chiefs repeated as AFC champions

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What did we learn as Kansas City defeated Buffalo?

The Kansas City Chiefs advanced to Super Bowl LV by defeating the Buffalo Bills 38-24 in the AFC championship at Arrowhead Stadium.

Here are five things we learned from the game.

1. The Chiefs defense can ball out for a whole game Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Over the second half of the season, national analysts have been talking down the Chiefs, noting (correctly) that the team was winning their...

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Pete Sweeney

Andy Reid roundup: Offensive line update, the Bucs and Tyreek Hill’s 71-yard reception

Reid joined the media a day after the Chiefs advanced to the Super Bowl with a win over the Bills.

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid met with the media over Zoom conference call on Monday, a day after the team’s 38-24 win in the AFC title game over the Buffalo Bills. The Chiefs will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV in two weeks’ time.

Watch the full presser above or by clicking here. Here were the most significant takeaways:

Reid confirmed Eric Fisher’s Achilles...

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Pete Sweeney

WATCH: Patrick Mahomes encourages Mecole Hardman after muffed punt

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All @MecoleHardman4 needed was a boost from @PatrickMahomes and @tkelce @Chiefs #ChiefsKingdom pic.twitter.com/l0jQb2kMVb

— Inside the NFL (@insidetheNFL) January 25, 2021

Patrick Mahomes to Mecole Hardman: “Look at me. Hey, look at me. We good. Be you. You’re going to make a play this game.”

And he did.

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Chiefs' return to Super Bowl validates mantra to 'Run it back'

The Chiefs brought back nearly the entire roster from Super Bowl LIV. It yielded another AFC West title and another trip to the Super Bowl.

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Andy Reid not 'optimistic' RT Mitchell Schwartz will be ready for Super Bowl

The Chiefs beat the Bills without the services of right tackle Mitchell Schwartz. Odds are, they’ll have to face the Buccaneers without him too.

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Kent Swanson

Film review: Patrick Mahomes dominated despite injury by showing veteran savvy

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The AFC title may have painted a picture of what Mahomes might look like in his late 30s.

It is difficult to enhance a legend without adversity.

The Kansas City Chiefs had a dramatic build-up to their third straight AFC championship game at home when the status of Patrick Mahomes — the best player in the world — was shrouded in a little mystery. The quarterback was put through the concussion protocol during the week stemming from the Divisional round. The...

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Seven winners and three losers from the Chiefs’ AFC Championship victory

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The Chiefs prevailed in the AFC Championship with stellar performances and just a few sour notes.

Congratulations, Kansas City Chiefs fans! Your team is once again the AFC champion.

The defending champs #RanItBack all over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday evening — and the game really was never in doubt. It was a complete team victory. The Chiefs got some surprising contributions from a backup offensive lineman, fantastic pressure on the quarterback and elite play...

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Chiefs' Eric Fisher out for Super Bowl due to torn Achilles

On the plus side, the Chiefs have been resilient throughout the year, despite playing with a weakened front five.

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Patrick Mahomes trolls ESPN over QB comparison graphic

Patrick Mahomes reminded everyone on Sunday night of why he is the reigning Super Bowl MVP, and the Kansas City Chiefs star took note of a certain network not giving him the credit he deserves.

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Report: Chiefs OT Eric Fisher to miss Super Bowl after tearing Achilles

Fisher played in 15 of 16 games during the regular season and has been a key piece of Kansas City's offensive unit since being selected first overall in 2013. 

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