Last week I co-wrote SI’s cover story on the Chiefs’ 31-20 win against San Francisco in Super Bowl LIV. Before we move toward the 2020 league year, here are a few leftovers in my notebook from following Kansas City’s playoff run.
1. All eyes now turn to a contract extension for Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes, who is still on his rookie contract but at the end of the 2019 regular season became eligible to negotiate a new deal. Before the Super Bowl, I asked Chiefs GM Brett Veach how Mahomes winning the Chiefs’ first championship in 50 years might affect those talks.