Chiefs and Eagles set to face off in Super Bowl LVII


Braylon Obleman, Staff Writer

The Eagles and Chiefs are set to face off in the Super Bowl on Sunday February 12th. The Eagles took down the Giants and 49ers both in way of blowouts. The Chiefs had a much closer route, getting a close victory versus a young Jaguar team along with a tight 23-20 victory over the Bengals.

The Chiefs obvious strength is the duo of Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce. If those two are in sync not many teams will be able to compete with them. Kelce put up a league leading 1,338 yards as a tight end, he also added 12 touchdowns to Mahomes 41 total passing touchdowns. The Chiefs surrounding wide receivers also have played a big role. JuJu Smith-Schuster, the newest addition to the receiver core, added over 900 yards on the season. Despite the loss of Tyreek Hill, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs are back in the Super Bowl.

The Eagles may not have the same star power as the Cheifs, but they have arguably one of the deepest rosters we have ever seen. Haason Reddick led the defense with a career high 16 sacks in 2022. Jalen Hurts does not have the same experience Mahomes of the Chiefs has, but he is no slouch. Hurts has put together a season in which he is an MVP finalist. Possibly the biggest addition the Eagles made; AJ Brown posted nearly 1,5000 yards along with 11 touchdowns. The Eagles are just 5 seasons removed from their last Super Bowl but are back with a completely new roster.

Both the Chiefs and Eagles have plenty to play for. If the Eagles are able to pull of the win, many players on expiring deals become more likely to return. As for the Chiefs, some of the veterans like Kelce and Chris Jones will be looking to add to their already decorated legacy.