After guiding the Chiefs to their second Tremendous Bowl look in his time as quarterback in Kansas Metropolis, Patrick Mahomes now has his eyes set on one thing extra bold.
Mahomes advised Bleacher Report that with the addition of the seventeenth NFL regular-season sport, he desires his Chiefs to be the primary workforce to go an ideal 20-0, capping off the common season along with his second Tremendous Bowl ring.
Probably the most wins throughout a full 12 months — common season via postseason — is eighteen from the New England Patriots in 2007, after they went undefeated through the common season earlier than falling to the Giants within the Tremendous Bowl.
“The one document I’ve my eyes set on breaking, which might be new this 12 months, can be going 20-0,” Mahomes stated, based on Bleacher Report. “It is probably not a document to be damaged, I suppose you’ll say —19-0 is the document proper now — so with the ability to go 20-0 and being the primary one to do this, that will be superior.”
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Operating the desk on a full NFL slate is tough to do. Since 1932, solely 4 groups have gone undefeated through the common season and solely the Miami Dolphins of 1972 have come away with a Tremendous Bowl title. The 1934 Bears (13-0) and the 1942 Bears (11-0) each misplaced within the NFL Championship and the 2007 Patriots (18-1) misplaced to the Giants within the Tremendous Bowl after almost profitable all 19 video games wherein they performed.
If odds have been being taken for groups to run an undefeated season, chances are high the Chiefs can be at or close to the highest of the record of the probably groups to do it. Kansas Metropolis had the NFL’s finest document a season in the past at 14-2 and reached the Tremendous Bowl, solely to fall to Tom Brady and the Buccaneers.
However the Chiefs return loads of the star energy that obtained them to Tampa Bay, together with Mahomes, tight finish Travis Kelce and vast receiver Tyreek Hill. They will face a stiff problem, although, as their schedule options loads of powerful groups — significantly early within the season — that ought to pose a problem on the trail to perfection.