Five reasons to root for Chiefs to reach 2022 Super Bowl: Patrick Mahomes has chance to add to his legend

The Kansas City Chiefs are back in the AFC Championship Game, the fourth consecutive season Kansas City has hosted the conference title game. Kansas City is the first team in NFL history to host four consecutive conference championship games and the seventh team to play in conference title games in four consecutive years (they’re the first to accomplish the feat since the New England Patriots from 2011 to 2018). 

A thrilling win over the Buffalo Bills in the AFC divisional round put Kansas City back in the position to reach the Super Bowl. The Chiefs are looking to become the first team since the 2016-2018 New England Patriots to play in three consecutive Super Bowls — and just the fourth team in NFL history to accomplish the feat. This run by the Chiefs is one of the most impressive in NFL history, one where Kansas City can continue to build its dynasty with a win on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. 

Why should fans root for the Chiefs to reach Super Bowl LVI? Here’s a few reasons why you should pull for the franchise this Sunday:

1. Patrick Mahomes can add to his legendary start

Mahomes is en route to challenging all the postseason records for quarterbacks (and some of his own) thanks to the historic start to his career. The first quarterback in NFL history to start four conference championship games before turning 27, Mahomes has never had a full season as a starting quarterback in which he didn’t reach the conference title game.

Mahomes can become the fourth quarterback ever to start three consecutive Super Bowls. He can also become the first quarterback to start three Super Bowls before turning 27, a feat Tom Brady didn’t even accomplish. 

Through 10 postseason games, Mahomes has compiled an 8-2 record and has thrown for 3,106 yards with 25 touchdowns to just five interceptions. Mahomes has the most passing yards and most passing touchdowns through a player’s first 10…

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