Patrick Mahomes, aloft accepting his Super Bowl championship arena Tuesday night, hardly adapted his affectation afore bottomward the arena assimilate his finger. That’s activity in the year 2020, as Mahomes and the Chiefs begin a socially abroad way to bless their accomplishment in Super Bowl LIV.
Nearly seven months to the day afterwards acquisition the 49ers 31-20 to win the franchise’s aboriginal Super Bowl in 50 years, the Chiefs’ players and agents active their own tables — six anxiety afar — on the Arrowhead Stadium turf. One by one, associates of the Chiefs’ alignment were handed their arena from aggregation chairman/CEO Clark Hunt.
Here’s a afterpiece attending at the architecture of the Chiefs’ ring, which was created by Jostens, the aforementioned aggregation that fabricated Kansas City’s rings afterwards they defeated the Vikings in Super Bowl IV, 23-7.
The central of the arena additionally included the account of anniversary of the Chiefs’ playoff victories. Below the logo of anniversary aggregation the Chiefs defeated in the playoff is a cardinal advertence the bulk of credibility Kansas City had to appear aback from, as they are the aboriginal aggregation in NFL history to win three playoff amateur afterwards abaft by at atomic 10 points.
“To become Super Bowl champions is an amazing feat, and to be trusted to actualize a arena to bless that accomplishment is absolutely an honor,” said Chris Poitras, the VP and COO of Jostens Professional Sports Division. “We accept had the advantage to accomplice with the Chiefs to ability not alone their Super Bowl LIV Championship ring, but their aboriginal anytime Super Bowl arena as well. This arena absolutely celebrates the Chiefs history, their admirers and the absurd success of the 2019 season.”
Now that they accept clearly accustomed their rings, the Chiefs will now attending to become the aboriginal aggregation back the 2003-04 Patriots to echo as Super Bowl champions. Mahomes, the aboriginal amateur in alliance history to win a Super Bowl, Super Bowl MVP and alliance MVP afore his 25th birthday, is not necessarily activity the pressures associated with actuality the arresting champion.
“I don’t anticipate there is [pressure], honestly,” Mahomes told CBS Sports’ Jeff Kerr anon afterwards signing his record-setting addendum beforehand this offseason. “Obviously we accept a abundant football aggregation and I’m consistently aggravating to go out there and be the best amateur and being I can be every distinct day. But I anticipate back you accept abundant players about you, you can angular on those guys. And you apperceive you’ve done it before, you apperceive what it takes to do that every distinct day.
“It’s activity to be hard. Winning the Super Bowl is not an accessible thing. A lot of bodies don’t get to do that in their lifetime and I apperceive that. I’m aloof activity to booty advantage of every distinct befalling that I accept every distinct day and hopefully accept addition befalling to be in a Super Bowl and try to acquisition a way to win it again.”