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How many Super Bowls have the Chiefs won? All of Kansas City’s past victories and appearances

There is something to be said for the heart of a champion. The Kansas City Chiefs have proven this time and time again. So it will be difficult to bet against the defending champions when they face the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday night at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

Chiefs 2024 season before the Super Bowl

Kansas City had an eventful regular season, but still won 11 games and captured the AFC West title for the eighth straight year. The Chiefs then hit the road in the playoffs, which many thought would lead to their downfall given their relative lack of playoff experience away from the friendly confines of Arrowhead Stadium.

Turns out it didn’t matter. Defense and timely performances from key offensive superstars played an important role in the victories in Buffalo And Baltimore.

“We know nothing is going to be given to us. We have an even bigger target on our back than last year,” Chiefs safety Justin Reid said last Saturday. “But as far as the mentality in the room, we’re working to continue this dynasty and continue to build on what we did last year, not just rest on our laurels of what we’ve done.”

The Kansas City Chiefs celebrate their AFC Championship victory
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, left, celebrates with teammates defensive tackle Chris Jones (95) and quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) after defeating the Baltimore Ravens 17-10 during the game championship game at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday, January 28. , 2024, in Baltimore.

Emily Curiel/The Kansas City Star/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

Kansas City has positioned itself as the NFL’s gold standard in the post-Tom Brady era. Brady’s New England Patriots have won six Super Bowls, tying them with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most wins in NFL history. However, if the Chiefs can get the job done on Sunday night, they will be more than halfway to matching that mark. And with a young superstar quarterback in Patrick Mahomes, a sure-fire Hall of Fame coach in Andy Reid and a front office that always seems to be revamping the roster, there’s no reason to believe that they won’t continue to be a perennial Super Bowl contender for the foreseeable future.

How many Super Bowls have the Chiefs won?

The Kansas City Chiefs are the defending Super Bowl champions and have won three total:

  • 2023: Kansas City Chiefs def. Philadelphia Eagles 38-35
  • 2020: Kansas City Chiefs def. San Francisco 49ers 31-20
  • 1970: Kansas City Chiefs def. Minnesota Vikings 23-7

How many Super Bowls have the Chiefs appeared in?

This Sunday will mark Kansas City’s sixth appearance in the Big Game and its fourth in the last five years, including a 31-20 victory over the 49ers in 2020 at Super Bowl LIV in Miami:

  • 2024: Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers
  • 2023: Kansas City Chiefs def. Philadelphia Eagles 38-35
  • 2021: Tampa Bay Buccaneers def. Kansas City Chiefs 31-9
  • 2020: Kansas City Chiefs def. San Francisco 49ers 31-20
  • 1970: Kansas City Chiefs def. Minnesota Vikings 23-7
  • 1967: Green Bay Packers def. Kansas City Chiefs 35-10

Here’s a look back at their championship match history:

The Chiefs’ latest Super Bowl victory, in detail

February 12, 2023: A third ring for Kansas City —The Chiefs trailed the Philadelphia Eagles by 10 points at halftime and by six after three quarters. Super Bowl LVII in Glendale, Arizona, but eventual MVP Mahomes threw two touchdown passes in the first 5:38 of the fourth to open an eight-point advantage. The Eagles tied the game with a 75-yard, eight-play drive that was capped by Jalen Hurts’ 2-yard run and ensuing two-point conversion plunge. Mahomes, however, got the ball with plenty of time left and marched the Chiefs 66 yards before Harrison Butker kicked a 27-yard field goal with eight seconds left, giving KC the 38-35 victory.

Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl 2021

February 7, 2021: A repeat was not an option, thanks to Brady — Mahomes, star tight end Travis Kelce and the rest of an extremely talented group finished the regular season 14-2 and appeared to be the first team to repeat as Super Bowl champions since the Patriots in 2004. But Brady and his new team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, had other ideas. The 43-year-old quarterback became the oldest player to win the Super Bowl MVP award, his fifth record, and the first to do so with two different franchises, as The Buccaneers earned a 31-9 victory at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl 2020

February 2, 2020: The long wait ends with a comeback victory against the 49ers — The Chiefs erased a 10-point deficit early in the fourth quarter with 21 unanswered points en route to their second league championship and first in 50 years. Mahomes, the Super Bowl LIV MVP, threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score. The title It was the first for head coach Andy Reid, who has since joined the short list of greatest coaches in NFL history.

Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings in the 1970 Super Bowl

January 11, 1970: lessons learned and championship won — Led by Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson and coach Hank Stram, the Chiefs defeated the Minnesota Vikings 23-7 in Super Bowl IV at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans. Dawson, who was named MVP, threw for 142 yards and a touchdown as the Chiefs, like the New York Jets the year before, showed with relative ease that the AFL’s top teams had run a long way in a very short time. .

Chiefs vs. Green Bay Packers in the 1967 Super Bowl

January 15, 1967: the Chiefs are no match for the Packers led by Bart Starr — They will always be remembered as the first team to represent the AFL in the Super Bowl after the league merged with the NFL, but the game itself was anything but a celebration for the Chiefs. Kansas City trailed early and trailed by just four points at halftime, but didn’t score over the final two quarters before suffering a humbling 35-10 loss. Coming into the game, many prognosticators thought this type of outcome was inevitable, given the strength of the NFL’s more established representative. Green Bay’s Bart Starr threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and was named MVP.

Super Bowl LVIII will broadcast on CBS and Nickelodeon and stream on Paramount+ on Sunday, February 11 from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET.

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