KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Bill Belichick's goal is to chew young quarterbacks, spit them out, and chess them in a chess game.
(3 TDs) woke up powerfully in the second half, terrifying hell out of Belichick before Tom Brady took him and his coach to the ninth Super Bowl. The overtime was made by Mahomes and the Chiefs, 37-31.
Mahomes under duress had been suspended in the first half before battling Brady with a clutch drive for a field goal in the final minute and a fourth quarter with 24 points.
Mahomes, at the end of a remarkable The MVP season took it hard.
"It hurts. It hurts everyone, "said Mahomes. "We know that this can be a building block. It could be something that carries us in the future. At the moment it's the end, but hopefully it's the beginning of a long time. "
" He hurts, "said coach Andy Reid," He's a competitive kid, so now he's emotional, he'll stand it, he'll grow out of it, he knows, it's not easy at this minute. "
The boy gives the city hope for a bright future.
Only not present anymore. No Super Bowl against the Rams.
But you can not take your eyes off him.
Daniel Sorensen had intercepted Brady's pass from Julian Edelman's hands and Mahomes had rolled it to the right on the 23rd Mahomes patriots, stopped, looked to his left for Damien Williams, and it was Chiefs 21
He had found Sammy Watkins for ten yards on the third and third place just before Adrian Claiborne had stuffed him into the ground, and then opened Williams from the back to far right on the right for 33 yards. They started singing "MVP" as he drove past Williams with a 1-yard TD pass to Dont'a Hightower, from which the Patriots 17, the Chiefs 14, 14:51, emerged.
Mahomes had woken up at the beginning of the second half. He scrambled to the right and uncorked a long-range missile for 54 yards on Watkins, then hit Travis Kelce with the 12-meter TD, which reduced his deficit to 14-7.
Kelce ended up with three catches for 23 yards. Tyreek Hill had 1 for 42. "They doubled it to 95% of the pieces," Mahomes said.
Belichick took her and forced Mahomes to replace him with Sammy Watkins (4/114) and Damien Williams (5/66 and 2 TDs). And he almost did that.
"We just have to find ways to get started," Mahomes said.