‘He’s a person of the finest coaches of all time’: MVP Patrick Mahomes insists all credit score must go to head coach Andy Reid for Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ Tremendous Bowl triumph
- The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 to acquire Tremendous Bowl LIV
- Patrick Mahomes was the star male for the Chiefs, inspiring a late comeback
- Mahomes was total of praise for coach Andy Reid, who received his 1st Tremendous Bowl
Patrick Mahomes and his Kansas Metropolis Chiefs workforce-mates were thrilled to stop Andy Reid’s extensive hold out for a Tremendous Bowl trophy.
The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs battled again from 20-ten down, Mahomes foremost his workforce to 21 unanswered points in a pulsating 31-20 acquire.
Reid, who shed Tremendous Bowl XXXIX when with the Philadelphia Eagles, earned his 1st Vince Lombardi Trophy soon after coaching his 222nd career victory.
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs head coach Andy Reid celebrates with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes
The pair embrace soon after the Chiefs mounted a late comeback to acquire Tremendous Bowl LIV
‘I had two aims when I grew to become starting up quarterback of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs,’ Mahomes mentioned.
‘The 1st aim was to acquire the Lamar Hunt Trophy. I wanted to convey it dwelling, the a person with our founder’s title. I wanted to convey it to this family, and to this organisation.
‘And the 2nd vital detail was to get coach Reid a Tremendous Bowl trophy. He’s a person of the finest coaches of all time. I really do not believe he needed a Lombardi Trophy to do that… but it just places all question aside.
Mahomes was total of praise for Reid soon after the veteran coach at last received his 1st Tremendous Bowl
Mahomes led his offence to 3 unanswered touchdowns in the remaining phases of the game
‘And he’s going to be shown as a person of the finest coaches in history every time he desires to be performed, and I hope it is not any time quickly.’
‘The do the job that he places in day-in and day-out, he’s there at like 3 in the early morning, and he leaves at eleven. I really do not believe he sleeps. I’ve attempted to defeat him in, and I by no means can. He’s somebody that is effective more challenging than any one I’ve at any time identified, and he justifies it.’
Reid was similarly delighted, including: ‘This is what it can be all about. What a terrific workforce, terrific coaches. Take pleasure in every single little bit of it.’
Now in his twenty first calendar year in the NFL, Reid invested fourteen yrs in Philadelphia, and subsequent the acquire his previous workforce paid out tribute to him on Twitter.
The level of popularity of Reid, a sixty one-calendar year-aged grandfather of 9, are not able to be understated.
‘I believe that was the aim the entire week – to acquire this game for coach Reid,’ additional basic safety Tyrnn Mathieu.
‘He’s been executing this a extensive time. Definitely, he has performed a whole lot for a whole lot of players in that locker space, a whole lot of the coaches in that locker space and a whole lot of the coaches in the NFL in normal.
‘It’s been a extensive time coming for him. He’s these kinds of a great male. He gives us that self confidence, he lets us be ourselves and he has created this society that is all about family, that is all about workforce. We can sense that.’
Large receiver Sammy Watkins celebrates soon after the comeback towards the San Francisco 49ers
And broad receiver Sammy Watkins, whose 98 yards showcased a critical 38-garden reception with the Chiefs down 20-17, also could not discuss extremely ample of Reid.
‘One of the greatest coaches in the league. He assisted me revive my calendar year. He explained to me that this workforce was going to acquire championships and I thought him.
‘He saved chatting to me when I was down with accidents, when I was not receiving the ball. Keep optimistic, continue to be inspired, maintain my mind on the prize and a person goal and that is to acquire the Tremendous Bowl.’
The sixty one-calendar year-aged retains the Vince Lombardi trophy aloft for the 1st time in his coaching career