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Given that there hasn’t been a repeat NFL champion since the 2004 season, there are obviously some major obstacles in the way

For the Chiefs, this hurdle wears a No. 12 jersey and is the last one to have accomplished the feat

After the Chiefs demolished Buffalo for the AFC title, they headed to Tampa to finish the double.It’s been made eight times, twice by the Steelers, but there’s never been such a void for a repeat winner, and after that Winning its first Super Bowl in half a century last year, Kansas City seems poised to end that string of mistakes

“The job is not over yet,” admits Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, “We’re going to Tampa, we’re trying to run it back”

To do this, young Mr. Mahomes, you must defeat this old man and his love of collecting trophies and rings

“We just have to be ourselves,” added Mahomes, who is 25 years old and only 18 years younger than Brady (heck, Mahomes’ father is only 50 years old) “I trust my boys over everyone”

Brady, the Patriots quarterback when they took the Lombardi Trophy for the 2003 and 2004 seasons, owns a total of six unpareil six rings Super Bowl and the big game is played at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Buccaneers Add another record to Brady’s ledger

“The belief he gave everyone in this organization that this can be done,” says Brady’s Buc’s trainer Bruce Arians. “It only took one man”

When Brady signed as a free agent with one of the sport’s historically worst franchises, the Bucs won their only visit to the Super Bowl 18 years ago, hadn’t been in the playoffs since the 2007 season, and had a 278-429- 1 overall record – Faith was reborn in Tampa

It seemed like a leap of faith, like it took an Ave Maria for the Bucs to reach championship level, then they went 11-5 to become a wildcard team that was out and about all January

Big Deal After wins in Washington, New Orleans (which defeated the Bucs twice in the regular season) and Green Bay, they return home to play a Super Bowl, they play

“We were 7-5 seven games ago and we didn’t feel good,” explains Brady. “We felt we had to find our rhythm. We played four games in the last quarter of the season and it was just after that another bonus The boys came through Everyone took up the challenge

“It takes everyone and everyone has a role. I’m just so proud of this whole team and blessed to be a part of it”

The Chiefs Know Exactly What Brady Means in a Championship Hunt During those two decades when New England dominated the AFC, Kansas City looked on jealously. What the Chiefs saw then is what is going on now: Brady at the heart – and by far the most important piece – of a franchise

He identified himself as the main reason the Patriots were so good check them out now without him And check out what the Bucs have already accomplished with him

It was only when Brady won these consecutive Super Bowls that he was beginning to establish his championship pedigree that he hadn’t won an MVP award he now has three. He also hadn’t won attacking player of the year he now has two

Today he’s the most successful player in the modern era of the NFL, even if he intercepts three consecutive series he made on Sunday at Lambeau Field, he and his team are still finding ways to win

This has to be overcome by Mahomes and his magic, and the Chiefs are early three-point favorites to do so. They come from the stronger conference you win even when they are not at their best, like last week against Cleveland You shake off deficits as Travis Kelce shakes off defense attorney You have a confidence that is reminiscent of the QB in Tampa

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