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How Patrick Mahomes led Chiefs on a thrilling 13-play, 75-yard Super Bowl 58 winning drive




A Super Bowl winning drive that took 13 plays with Taylor Swift in attendance?

Baby just say yes.

The Kansas City Chiefs secured their second consecutive Super Bowl title on Sunday after scoring a touchdown in overtime that was the drive of the season for Patrick Mahomes and company. It took 13 plays, seven minutes and 19 seconds for the Chiefs to get into the end zone, their longest drive of the day, and it was capped off by Mecole Hardman’s touchdown.

There were several key moments on the drive, including plays where it looked like the San Francisco 49ers may come out on top. Here is everything that happened on the championship-winning drive for the Chiefs:

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Play 1: First-and-10 at Chiefs 25

Isiah Pacheco run for 3 yards.

Play 2: Second-and-7 at Chiefs 28

Six-yard pass from Patrick Mahomes to Rashee Rice.

Play 3: Third-and-1 at Chiefs 34

Pacheco run was stuffed for no gain.

Play 4: Fourth-and-1 at Chiefs 34

The play that kept the championship hopes alive, a perfectly executed play design led to an 8-yard run by Mahomes to pick up the first down.

Play 5: First-and-10 at Chiefs 42

Mahomes completes a pass to Marquez Valdes-Scantling that was going to be a positive gain, but Valdes-Scantling goes backward for a loss of 3 yards.

Play 6: Second-and-13 at Chiefs 39

Mahomes goes back to Valdes-Scantling, which turns into a positive gain of 7 yards.

Play 7: Third-and-6 at Chiefs 46

The 49ers send a blitz, but Mahomes finds Rice for a 13-yard gain and a first down.

Play 8: First-and-10 at 49ers 41

Mahomes finds Pacheco for a 4-yard pass.

Play 9: Second-and-6 at 49ers 37

Mahomes goes back to Pacheco, connects with him for a 5-yard gain.

Play 10: Third-and-1 at 49ers 32

The longest play of the drive, Mahomes uses his legs again, scrambles up the middle for a 19-yard gain to set Kansas City up in the red zone.

Play 11: First-and-10 at 49ers 13

Pacheco runs for 3 yards.

Play 12: Second-and-7 at 49ers 10

Mahomes connects with Travis Kelce for a 7-yard gain, picking up a first down and putting the Chiefs on the brink of victory.

Play 13: First-and-goal at 49ers 3

Credit the cartoon cat and mouse.

The Chiefs run “Tom and Jerry,” according to Mahomes, and the quarterback finds Mecole Hardman for the touchdown to win the Super Bowl.

“Tom and Jerry is the name of the play. We can guess who’s who,” Mahomes said after the game. “But the same motion, though. the same motion as we scored ‘corndog,’ and we scored a couple plays last year. So we saved it for the right moment.”

Andy Reid added about the play: “That was ‘corndog.’ This was ‘corndog’ with a little mustard and ketchup.”

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