A podcast about the Chiefs’ dramatic victory that sends them to Super Bowl LVII

Nick Wagner/nwagner@kcstar.com

For the third time in four years, the Chiefs are headed to the Super Bowl. And we couldn’t wait to discuss it.

On today’s episode of The Star’s SportsBeat KC podcast, beat writers Herbie Teope and Jesse Newell broke down the Chiefs’ 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game. Along the way, we focus on heroes that were expected, like Patrick Mahomes and Chris Jones, and some that weren’t, like rookie Skyy Moore.

The game came down to big plays by all three units: the defense that produced the Jones sack to take the Bengals off the field for a final time; the offense that got the Chiefs into field-goal range; and the special teams play that saw Moore’s long punt return and Harrison Butker’s game-winning 45 yard field-goal.

A team victory indeed.

Catch all of the coverage of the Chiefs’ Super Bowl run to Glendale, Arizona, where they’ll meet the Philadelphia Eagles on Feb. 12, in the print editions of The Star, in the Morning Sports Edition at kansascity.com and through our SportsBeat KC podcasts and livestreams.

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