The Super Bowl is just one day away, and fans are busy prepping to see the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers battle it out for the title of NFL champion. Football lovers are also busy looking up info about the league and previous Super Bowl winners, including the highest-paid NFL player of the season and the players that have the most Super Bowl rings.
Fans of the Chiefs are also curious about the team’s previous Super Bowl history, with specific interest about how many championships the team has won in the past. Here’s what we know about how many Super Bowls the Chiefs have won.
The Kansas City Chiefs have won one Super Bowl.
The Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl IV on January 11, 1970. The game was played at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the Chiefs beat the Minnesota Vikings with a score of 23–7. That win has also been the Chiefs’ only appearance in the Super Bowl until now.
Andy Reid is the Chief’s coach, and his 207 regular season victories make him the coach with the most wins without a Super Bowl or NFL championship, as The New York Times reports. “Everybody in our locker room wants to win this Super Bowl, win one more game, for our coach,” quarterback Patrick Mahomes explained to the NYT. “The best thing about playing for Coach Reid is he lets you be who you are — he lets you play the way you want to play.”
Prior to the AFL-NFL merger, the Chiefs won AFL championships in 1962, 1966, and 1969. And here’s a fun fact — the Chiefs actually used to be called the Dallas Texans, and their move and name changed happened in 1963.