Behind another MVP performance from star quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs erased a 10-point halftime deficit to topple the Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl 57. Also in the news: A look at President Joe Biden’s meeting with Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and halftime performer Rihanna is pregnant with her second child.Mahomes, Chiefs beat Eagles 38-35
Playing on an injured ankle, Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter and scrambled 26 yards on the go-ahead drive before Harrison Butker kicked a 27-yard field goal with 8 seconds left to give the Chiefs a 38-35 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night.MVP x2: Mahomes, who was named Super Bowl MVP for the second time just days after collecting his second league MVP award, was magnificent, despite aggravating his high ankle sprain late in the first half.
Super Bowl winners and losers: Even with a fumble that led to a scoop-and-score, this loss was not on Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts.
Philadelphia achieved the longest punt return in Super Bowl history, 65 yards by Kadarius Toney to set up Kansas City’s third touchdown of the second half. After leading the NFL in sacks during the regular season, the Eagles didn’t get to Mahomes once.
Why did fans call Super Bowl #rigged? A late Philadelphia Eagles penalty sent fans and social media into a frenzy, lamenting the referees and accusing the NFL of rigging Super Bowl 57.
But the player called for holding, cornerback James Bradberry, said afterward it was the correct call.