As quickly as they take their first snaps in Tremendous Bowl LV, Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady will instantly make Tremendous Bowl historical past. The 2 former Tremendous Bowl MVPs will change into the primary quarterbacks who gained the earlier two Tremendous Bowls to face one another within the huge sport. Brady and Mahomes will even change into the seventh set of Tremendous Bowl-winning quarterbacks to face off within the Tremendous Bowl.
That report might be certainly one of many who can be reset when the Chiefs and Buccaneers face one another Feb. 7 in Tampa, Fla. And whereas Brady’s information of six Tremendous Bowl wins, 10 Tremendous Bowl appearances and 4 Tremendous Bowl MVPs are secure, listed below are a number of information that might be altered.
1. Oldest coach to win the Tremendous Bowl
That report is held by Invoice Belichick who was 66 years outdated when the Patriots defeated the Rams in Tremendous Bowl LIII. Earlier than that, the report was held by Tom Coughlin, who was 65 when the Giants defeated the Patriots in Tremendous Bowl XLVI. Marv Levy, who led the Payments to 4 consecutive Tremendous Bowl appearances from 1990-93, stays the oldest coach to teach within the Tremendous Bowl. Levy was 68 years outdated when the Payments misplaced their fourth consecutive Tremendous Bowl in Tremendous Bowl XXVIII.
If the Buccaneers can defeat the Chiefs, Bruce Arians would change into the oldest coach to win the Tremendous Bowl. Arians, 68, can be in pursuit of his first Tremendous Bowl win as a head coach. He served as Pittsburgh’s receivers coach when the Steelers defeated the Seahawks in Tremendous Bowl XL. Three years later, Arians was the Steelers’ offensive coordinator when Pittsburgh defeated the Cardinals in among the finest Tremendous Bowls ever performed. A two-time NFL Coach of the Yr, Arians, who did not change into a head coach till the age of 60, is 67-44-1 as a head coach within the common season and 6-4 within the postseason.
2. First QB to win a Tremendous Bowl in three many years
Brady and Eli Manning are the one two beginning quarterbacks to win Tremendous Bowls in several many years. If the Buccaneers beat the Chiefs, Brady will change into the one quarterback to win a hoop in in every of three many years. Brady gained three Tremendous Bowls in every of the previous twenty years. He gained three in a four-year span from 2001-04, and three in a five-year span from 2014-18. Brady is 6-3 all-time in Tremendous Bowl competitors.
3. Reid attempting to hitch elite firm
After ready over twenty years to win his first Tremendous Bowl as a head coach, Andy Reid is now ready to hitch the elite checklist of coaches that gained two Tremendous Bowls throughout their careers. If the Chiefs beat the Buccaneers, Reid would be part of Vince Lombardi, Don Shula, Chuck Noll, Tom Landry, Tom Flores, Invoice Walsh, Joe Gibbs, Invoice Parcells, Jimmy Johnson, Mike Shanahan, Invoice Belichick and Tom Coughlin as the one coaches to win a number of Tremendous Bowls. Reid would additionally be part of Lombardi, Shula, Noll, Johnson, Shanahan and Belichick as the one coaches to win back-to-back titles.
4. Mahomes might be part of checklist of a number of MVP winners
The checklist of a number of Tremendous Bowl MVPs is a reasonably quick one. Bart Starr, Terry Bradshaw, Joe Montana, Eli Manning and Tom Brady are the one a number of Tremendous Bowl MVP winners. Every of these gamers performed the quarterback place, which bodes effectively for Mahomes. If he’s named MVP, Mahomes would be part of Starr and Bradshaw as the one gamers to win Tremendous Bowl MVPs in consecutive years. Curiously, Brady by no means gained consecutive Tremendous Bowl MVPs. He was named MVP of Tremendous Bowls XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX and XLI. Two of his receivers, Deion Department and Julian Edelman, have been named MVPs in two of Brady’s Tremendous Bowl wins.
5. The youngest QB with two rings
With a win, Mahomes would surpass Brady because the youngest quarterback in historical past with two Tremendous Bowl wins underneath his belt. Brady was 26 years outdated when he led the Patriots to a 32-29 win over the Panthers in Tremendous Bowl XXXVIII, the second of three Tremendous Bowl wins for the Patriots through the early 2000s. Mahomes can be 25 years and 143 days outdated when he takes his first snap in Tremendous Bowl LV. Brady, by advantage of his victory in Tremendous Bowl LIII, is already the oldest quarterback to win the Tremendous Bowl. The youngest beginning quarterback to win the Tremendous Bowl is Ben Roethlisberger, who was 23 years outdated when Pittsburgh defeated Seattle in Tremendous Bowl XL.
6. All-time convention collection lead up for grabs
Together with the 4 Tremendous Bowls performed between the AFL and NFL, the Tremendous Bowl is tied between groups from the AFC and NFC. The winner of Tremendous Bowl LV will give their convention a 28-27 all-time report in Tremendous Bowl competitors. The AFC, regardless of dropping 13 consecutive Tremendous Bowls in opposition to the NFC from 1984-96, can re-take the collection lead. The Patriots are largely to thank for the AFC’s resurgence, as New England has gained six Tremendous Bowls since 2001. Since 2000, the AFC is 13-6 within the Tremendous Bowl, with the Patriots, Steelers and Ravens profitable a number of Tremendous Bowls throughout that span.
7. Again-to-back drought involves an finish
The Chiefs can change into the primary staff for the reason that 2003-04 Patriots to win back-to-back Tremendous Bowls. Kansas Metropolis would be part of the 1966-67 Packers, ’72-73 Dolphins, ’74-75 Steelers, ’78-79 Steelers, ’88-89 49ers, ’92-93 Cowboys, ’97-98 Broncos and the early 2000s Patriots as repeat champions. The Chiefs try to keep away from becoming a member of the 1977 Cowboys, ’83 Washington, ’97 Packers, 2014 Seahawks and ’17 Patriots as defending champions that got here up simply in need of efficiently defending their title.
8. Wild-card Tom
Brady can be part of yet one more unique membership of quarterbacks if the Buccaneers can defeat the Chiefs. With a win, Brady would be part of Jim Plunkett (1980 Raiders), John Elway (’97 Broncos), Trent Dilfer (2000 Ravens), Ben Roethlisberger (’05 Steelers), Eli Manning (’07 Giants) and Aaron Rodgers (’10 Packers) as the one quarterbacks to steer a wild-card staff to a Tremendous Bowl title. Within the course of, Brady would be part of Roethlisberger, Manning and Rodgers as the one quarterbacks to win the Tremendous Bowl after profitable three highway playoff video games.
9. Brady can match Manning’s distinctive report
With a win over the Chiefs, Brady would be part of Peyton Manning as the one beginning quarterbacks to win Tremendous Bowls with two franchises. Manning led the Broncos to a victory in Tremendous Bowl 50 9 years after main the Colts to a 29-17 win over the Bears in Tremendous Bowl XLI. Manning, Brady, Craig Morton and Kurt Warner are the one quarterbacks to begin for a number of franchises within the Tremendous Bowl. Paradoxically, Morton misplaced his second Tremendous Bowl in opposition to the staff he quarterbacked in his first Tremendous Bowl. Six years after main the Cowboys to the franchise’s first Tremendous Bowl look (a 16-13 loss to the Colts), Morton fell to Dallas’ “Doomsday Protection” in Denver’s 27-10 loss to the Cowboys in Tremendous Bowl XII.
10. The primary “dwelling” staff to win the Tremendous Bowl
The Buccaneers will already change into the primary staff to play a Tremendous Bowl within the consolation of their dwelling stadium. They will make extra historical past as the one staff to win a Tremendous Bowl on their dwelling turf if they’re able to beat the Chiefs. And whereas they’re geographically the house staff, the Buccaneers are additionally the official dwelling staff because the NFC is historically the host staff throughout Tremendous Bowls that finish in an odd quantity.