“It’s going to be a great challenge for us. Mahomes, who hurt his ankle against Jacksonville in the divisional round, threw for 326 yards and two touchdowns, even though he was missing three of his wide receivers to injuries by the end.
Harrison Butker made a 45-yard field goal with 3 seconds left — after Cincinnati's Joseph Ossai was flagged for a 15-yard penalty for shoving Mahomes after he was out of bounds — and the Chiefs beat the Bengals 23-20 in the AFC championship game to make it back to the Super Bowl. Kansas City will face the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl on Feb. 12 in Glendale, Arizona.
And I’d say we all love to have more football to watch over the five-month window through which we get it. • While we’re on the subject of big-picture issues, the NFL’s all-star crews were a wreck on Sunday, and whether that’s because those guys aren’t used to working together, or the game is just moving too fast for a human being at ground level to process all of it, it’s time for the league to do something about it.
After a grueling postseason, Nick Sirianni’s Philadelphia Eagles and Andy Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs have advanced to Super Bowl 2023 at Glendale, Arizona’s State Farm Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 12. Before Rihanna belts out “Umbrella” at the 50-yard line during this year’s halftime Show, many of the biggest names in music will have already performed at Phoenix’s Footprint Center in the week leading up to the game as part of the Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest.
But Sunday, I had to produce, and it was quite the challenge. San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan couldn't challenge the play based on that angle.
Graham's wife Carlyne hinted at the possibility during an on-field interview Sunday after Philadelphia beat the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game. "To know that he came back from his injury and to know all of the hard work that he put in, this could potentially be the last game that he plays for Philly, I'm at a loss for words," Carlyne said.
Mahomes’ father appeared on "The Perkins & Spiegel Show" on WSCR 670 The Score on Monday morning and revealed that the Bears informed his son that they were going to draft him with the No. "He wholeheartedly thought it because they told him," Mahomes Sr. said.
On the morning of April 27, 2017, FOX Sports college football analyst Joel Klatt went to grab breakfast at a local Philadelphia hotel. "He started asking me about all the players that I had covered in college football that were in that draft, and eventually, he asked me what I thought about [Patrick] Mahomes," Klatt said on the latest episode of his podcast, " The Joel Klatt Show. "
Of the final four NFL teams, any combination would have been a great one in the Super Bowl. This one may be the best.
And as Reid filled out his first Kansas City staff, he let go of a young, up-and-coming assistant: Nick Sirianni. While plenty of proverbial ink will surely be spent on Reid’s connection with the Eagles and Philadelphia over the next two weeks, Kansas City’s head coach was asked about what he remembers from deciding not to retain Sirianni back in January 2013.