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Mahomes leads Chiefs to first Super Bowl victory in 50 years

Patrick Mahomes rallied the Chiefs with two touchdowns in the last half of the 4th period to give them a 31-20 victory over the 49ers in Super Bowl 54.
Credit: AP
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) runs for a touchdown, during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Kansas City Chiefs overcame a double-digit deficit for the third postseason game in a row and beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 for their first Super Bowl title in 50 years. 

Patrick Mahomes guided Kansas City to three touchdowns in the final 6:13, including a go-ahead 5-yard pass to Damien Williams that survived a replay challenge after Williams tip-toed into the end zone. 

Mahomes was voted MVP, and coach Andy Reid got his first Super Bowl championship after 21 seasons as a head coach.