Patrick Mahomes wins Super Bowl MVP for third time - ESPN
LAS VEGAS — Moments after leading a game-winning scoring drive in overtime, Patrick Mahomes was named Super Bowl MVP on Sunday night.
Mahomes threw for 333 yards and ran for 66 more, leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a 25-22 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. It's the second Super Bowl title in a row for the Chiefs, and the third in the past five years. Mahomes has won the MVP honor in all three of those title wins.
«It means a ton,» Mahomes said on CBS, after throwing the game-winning score, when asked what a third title means to him. «I'm proud of my guys, man, this is awesome. It's legendary.»
Mahomes capped the championship with a three-yard touchdown pass to Mecole Hardman Jr., capping off a memorable 13- play, 75-yard drive that covered 7:19 of the extra session.
«Mecole Hardman, man, he battled through adversity this year,» Mahomes said. «He's special.»
Mahomes threw for two touchdowns, and connected with nine different receivers in the victory.
«Kansas City, I'll see you at the parade,» Mahomes said on the podium, while holding the Lombardi Trophy. «Let's do it, baby.»