It was celebration time in Missouri on Wednesday because the Chiefs continued their celebrations after Sunday’s Super Bowl win with a parade by means of the streets of Kansas Metropolis and a rally the place two-time Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes advised the gang he was planning to see them in the identical place subsequent 12 months.
On the rally, Mahomes, who was chosen MVP for the NFL season and for the Tremendous Bowl, lauded the Chiefs followers and stated the long run maintain extra huge wins.
“That is only the start. We ain’t executed but,” Mahomes advised the large crowd in entrance of Union Station. “So I’ll be sure that to hit y’all again subsequent 12 months, and I hope the gang’s the identical.”
For the Chiefs’ final Tremendous Bowl win in 2020, it was estimated that between 800,000 and 1 million followers lined the streets to rejoice and early indications confirmed that quantity was prone to be matched.
Regardless of the parade getting underway at noon native time, some followers had been ready by the facet of the street since 6 a.m. CT to make sure they have been in prime place to see the parade go by.
The celebrations started in a considerably organized trend because the Chiefs’ staff buses made their approach by means of the streets in a line. Nonetheless, the buses quickly acquired separated from one another because the gamers acquired off to rejoice with the followers.
Some took selfies, signed autographs and gave out hugs, whereas others handed out beers to delighted supporters.
As soon as once more, boisterous tight finish and hype man Travis Kelce pumped up the gang, then stated: “Chiefs kingdom, we do that for you. … And we love each single time you make Arrowhead (Stadium) shake.”
He stated it was the perfect season of his life and thanked the followers, his teammates and members of the Chiefs’ group.
“Everybody’s asking if this can be a dynasty, it’s been a dynasty,” he stated, alluding to 3 Tremendous Bowl appearances in 5 seasons and two titles.
Free beer was changing into one thing of a theme, with Chiefs operating again Jamaal Charles saying in a bar earlier than the parade that followers current would obtain free Bud Gentle – people who have been 21 and over after all.
Just a few fortunate followers even acquired the possibility to the touch the well-known Vince Lombardi Trophy as Chiefs defensive deal with Derrick Nnadi cradled it and took it over to the the place they have been lined up.
Supporters went right into a frenzy when Mahomes, who was sporting a WWE World Championship belt on the bus, and Kelce, accompanied by his now-famous mom Donna, went previous giving out excessive fives.
Mahomes particularly seemed to be having a blast, dancing in the back of the bus along with his MVP award in a single hand and and a beer within the different.
The Chiefs offensive line even had particular t-shirts made for the event, with Trey Smith sporting one which learn “0 sacks” and Orlando Brown Jr. one which learn “0 sacks, put it on a f****** t-shirt.”
Stopping Mahomes, who was struggling with an ankle sprain, from being sacked within the Tremendous Bowl was clearly a matter of nice satisfaction.
The day earlier than the parade, Kansas Metropolis Chiefs extensive receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was nonetheless ruffling the Eagles’ feathers.
Smith-Schuster posted a mock Valentine’s Day card to his Twitter account bearing the face of Philadelphia’s James Bradberry, together with the caption “I’ll maintain you when it issues most.”
The cheeky publish was a reference to Bradberry being whistled for a controversial holding penalty for tugging at Smith-Schuster’s jersey late within the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Tremendous Bowl.
The penalty allowed the Chiefs to expire the clock after which kick a championship-winning discipline aim.
Eagles extensive receiver AJ Brown was lower than impressed with Smith-Schuster’s tweet.
“First off congratulations,” he replied on Twitter. “Y’all deserve it. That is lame. You was on the best way out the league earlier than Mahomes resurrected your profession in your 1 12 months deal Tik-Tok boy.
“He admitted that he grabbed you however don’t act like your (sic) like that or ever was. However congratulations once more!”
Brown’s “Tik Tok boy” comment despatched Twitter customers right into a frenzy, a reference to Smith-Schuster’s penchant for performing dance routines made well-known by the social media app whereas on the sphere.