Mahomes, Chiefs set to defend Super Bowl title

Kansas City attempts to win back-to-back titles for first time since Brady's Patriots in 2003-04
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes celebrates TD vs. Buffalo Bills in AFC Championship, Jan. 24, 2021
Posted at 10:08 PM, Jan 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-24 22:33:06-05

The Kansas City Chiefs have defended their AFC title after dispatching the Buffalo Bills on Sunday by a 38-24 margin.

The Chiefs will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Feb. 7. Kansas City will attempt to be the first team to successfully defend a Super Bowl title in 16 years.

The last quarterback who won back-to-back Super Bowl titles? Tom Brady, who is now with the Buccaneers, with the 2003 and 2004 New England Patriots.

The Chiefs had the best record through the 2020 season, compiling a 14-2 ledger.

Patrick Mahomes continued to dominate opposing defenses, throwing three touchdowns, two of which to Travis Kelce.

Buffalo got off to a quick start on Sunday, taking a 9-0 lead. The Chiefs responded with three touchdowns before the Bills closed out the first half with a field goal. Kansas City held a 21-12 lead at halftime.

After the Chiefs and Bills traded field goals, the Chiefs tacked on a pair of touchdowns to take a 38-15 lead.

Buffalo added a fourth quarter touchdown and field goal, but the scores were not nearly enough.