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How Tom Brady and Tampa Bay reached Super Bowl 55
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The Kansas City Chiefs know that the NFL has their numbers throughout the season. They did not blink.
The Chiefs used excellent coaches and stable talents to deal with almost all challenges and won the Super Bowl berth for the second time in a row.
Star quarterback Patrick Mahomes (Patrick Mahomes) achieved a remarkable AFC championship performance just one week after entering the National Football League (NFL) concussion agreement. He cleared the agreement on Friday and returned to lead his team to defeat Buffalo Bills 38-24 at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday night.
The Chiefs will face Tom Brady and the Pirates for the 55th Super Bowl in Tampa on February 7. In the NFC Championship game, Bucs defeated Green Bay 31-26 at Lambeau Field and will become the first team in NFL history to participate in the Super Bowl on its home court.
The Chiefs’ goal is to become the first team to defend the Super Bowl since Brady and the Patriots since the 2003 and 2004 seasons. And they must beat Brady before he can reach the tenth Super Bowl in 20 seasons.
“The work is not finished yet,” Mahomes said. “We are going to Tampa. We will try to run it again.”
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For most of the night, the AFC Championship did not end.
After the second year’s successor Mecole Hardman (Mecole Hardman) had a pan midway through the first quarter, the same Chiefs fell 9-0 into the 9-0 hole. The Chiefs have won on average in the previous eight games. Buffalo recovered from the 3-yard line and quickly scored in the next game. But by the end of halftime, the deficit and Hardman’s mistakes were just memories. The Chiefs scored 21 unresolved points, and Hardman threw a 50-yard jet blast to establish Kansas City’s first touchdown.
Maybe a 75-yard touchdown score in four games can sum up the Chiefs’ day. Mahomes was fired unscathed and then turned to Hill when Hill got his first defeat. Hill didn’t stop there. According to NextGen Stats, he bends and twists at a top speed of 20.76 miles per hour, breaking tackles and overtaking defenders.
When the defender finally managed to drag him out of the line, Hill moved the chain from 71 yards to 3 yards. After three hits, Kelce tackled a tackle from Mahomes and scored a 1-yard touchdown.
The Hill-Kelce duo overwhelmed the Buffalo guard, Hill competed for 172 yards on 9 catches, and Kelce had 118 yards and two touchdowns on a record 13 catches. This approach-low shovel, high and high to the end zone-is more important than the players, and Kells seems unstoppable, as the Chiefs released their highest-scoring game in three months. According to CBS data, a week after defeating the Browns, Hill and Kelsey became the first teammates in playoff history to post 100 yards per game.
On the contrary, the bill cannot find a rhythm. The star successor Stefon Diggs (Stefon Diggs) struggled hard until it was too late. Alan’s arms are sometimes strong, others are inconsistent. The robust Bill quarterback took full advantage of his acumen and took off for 88 yards in seven games. But Bill couldn’t stand the momentum, converted only 5 out of 14 two-thirds conversions, and achieved field goals in the red zone twice.
This may be detrimental to some people, but it is detrimental to opposing Mahomes, the chief of Mahomes entered the red zone five times and exited with five touchdowns.
Mahomes said on Friday that he had no further symptoms of concussion and doctors did not expect to leave lingering problems. He completed 38 goals for 325 yards and three touchdowns with 29 effective strokes without interceptions.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid said: “We’ve got the Lamar hunting trophy in Kansas City, and now we have to get a big man, baby.” “Let’s take the gold home. .”
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