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Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Champions

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in Super Bowl LVIII. Read about Patrick Mahomes' MVP performance, key plays, and game stats from the thrilling overtime victory.

Patrick Mahomes Named MVP with Stellar Performance

Kansas City Chiefs Win Super Bowl LVIII in Overtime Thriller

In a dramatic and unforgettable finish to the 2024 NFL season, the Kansas City Chiefs claimed victory over the San Francisco 49ers with a 25-22 overtime win in Super Bowl LVIII. The game, held on February 11, 2024, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, lived up to the hype, showcasing incredible performances, strategic brilliance, and nail-biting moments.

Game Overview

The first quarter was a defensive showcase from both teams, with neither managing to score. The 49ers were the first to break the deadlock in the second quarter. Jake Moody nailed a 55-yard field goal, giving San Francisco a 3-0 lead. The 49ers extended their lead with a 21-yard touchdown pass from Jauan Jennings to Christian McCaffrey, making it 10-0.

However, the Chiefs, known for their resilience, responded just before halftime. Harrison Butker kicked a 28-yard field goal, reducing the deficit to 10-3. The third quarter saw Kansas City slowly clawing back into the game. Butker added another field goal, this time from 42 yards, bringing the score to 10-6.

Kansas City took the lead for the first time in the game when Patrick Mahomes connected with Marquez Valdes-Scantling for a 16-yard touchdown pass. This made the score 13-10, favoring the Chiefs. The 49ers, not to be outdone, responded in the fourth quarter. Brock Purdy threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Jennings, but a missed extra point left the score at 16-13.

Butker, demonstrating his clutch kicking ability, tied the game with a 24-yard field goal. San Francisco regained the lead with another Moody field goal, this time from 40 yards, but Kansas City forced overtime with Butker's 29-yard field goal.

Overtime Heroics

Overtime was a testament to the Chiefs' perseverance and Mahomes' brilliance. Mahomes orchestrated a methodical drive, culminating in a 3-yard touchdown pass to Mecole Hardman, sealing a 25-22 victory. This win marked the Chiefs' third Super Bowl title in the Patrick Mahomes era, further cementing their dynasty in the modern NFL.

Key Player Performances

Patrick Mahomes was named Super Bowl MVP for his outstanding performance. He completed 34 of 46 passes for 333 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Mahomes also led the Chiefs in rushing, with 66 yards on nine carries. His ability to make plays with both his arm and legs was crucial to the Chiefs' success.


  • Patrick Mahomes: 34/46, 333 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT


  • Patrick Mahomes: 9 carries, 66 yards
  • Isiah Pacheco: 18 carries, 59 yards
  • Rashee Rice: 2 carries, 5 yards
  • Clyde Edwards-Helaire: 1 carry, 0 yards


  • Travis Kelce: 9 receptions, 93 yards
  • Mecole Hardman: 3 receptions, 57 yards, 1 TD
  • Justin Watson: 3 receptions, 54 yards
  • Rashee Rice: 6 receptions, 39 yards
  • Isiah Pacheco: 6 receptions, 33 yards
  • Noah Gray: 2 receptions, 22 yards
  • Marquez Valdes-Scantling: 3 receptions, 20 yards, 1 TD
  • Jerick McKinnon: 2 receptions, 15 yards


  • Patrick Mahomes: 2 fumbles, 0 lost
  • Richie James: 1 fumble, 0 lost
  • Isiah Pacheco: 1 fumble, 1 lost
  • Rashee Rice: 1 fumble, 0 lost


  • Nick Bolton: 13 total tackles, 5 solo
  • Mike Edwards: 7 total tackles, 4 solo
  • Justin Reid: 9 total tackles, 4 solo, 0.5 sacks
  • Leo Chenal: 6 total tackles, 3 solo
  • Willie Gay: 4 total tackles, 3 solo
  • Chris Jones: 4 total tackles, 2 solo
  • George Karlaftis: 5 total tackles, 2 solo, 0.5 sacks


  • Harrison Butker: 4/4 FG, 1/1 XP

San Francisco 49ers' Efforts

The 49ers put up a valiant effort, with Brock Purdy leading the offense. Purdy completed 23 of 38 passes for 255 yards and a touchdown. Christian McCaffrey was the focal point of the 49ers' offense, leading both in rushing and receiving with 80 yards each.


  • Brock Purdy: 23/38, 255 yards, 1 TD
  • Jauan Jennings: 1/1, 21 yards, 1 TD


  • Christian McCaffrey: 22 carries, 80 yards
  • Brock Purdy: 3 carries, 12 yards
  • Elijah Mitchell: 2 carries, 8 yards
  • Deebo Samuel: 3 carries, 8 yards
  • Kyle Juszczyk: 1 carry, 2 yards


  • Christian McCaffrey: 8 receptions, 80 yards, 1 TD
  • Brandon Aiyuk: 3 receptions, 49 yards
  • Jauan Jennings: 4 receptions, 42 yards, 1 TD
  • Deebo Samuel: 3 receptions, 33 yards
  • Kyle Juszczyk: 2 receptions, 31 yards
  • Ray-Ray McCloud: 1 reception, 19 yards
  • Chris Conley: 1 reception, 18 yards
  • George Kittle: 2 receptions, 4 yards


  • Darrell Luter: 1 fumble, 1 lost
  • Christian McCaffrey: 1 fumble, 1 lost


  • Fred Warner: 13 total tackles, 9 solo
  • Ji'Ayir Brown: 11 total tackles, 7 solo
  • Nick Bosa: 6 total tackles, 4 solo, 3 QB hits
  • Tashaun Gipson: 5 total tackles, 4 solo
  • Deommodore Lenoir: 8 total tackles, 4 solo
  • Arik Armstead: 6 total tackles, 3 solo, 1 sack
  • Javon Hargrave: 6 total tackles, 3 solo, 1 sack


  • Jake Moody: 3/3 FG, 1/1 XP

A Historic Victory

The Chiefs' victory in Super Bowl LVIII is a testament to their resilience, strategic prowess, and the leadership of Patrick Mahomes. Overcoming a 10-point deficit against a formidable 49ers defense showcased their determination and skill. This win adds to Kansas City's legacy, marking their third Super Bowl title in the last five years and solidifying their place as a dynasty in the NFL.

For the 49ers, the loss was heartbreaking but highlighted their potential and resilience. Brock Purdy's performance in his first Super Bowl, alongside key contributions from McCaffrey and Jennings, gives hope for the future. The 49ers' defense, led by Fred Warner, proved to be formidable but ultimately could not contain the Chiefs' high-powered offense in overtime.

As the confetti fell in Allegiant Stadium, the Chiefs celebrated a hard-fought victory that will be remembered for years to come. The game exemplified the very best of the NFL, with two elite teams battling to the very end. For Kansas City, it's another chapter in their storied history, and for the 49ers, it's motivation to return stronger next season.

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