After winning last year’s Super Bowl against the San Francisco 49ers, the Kansas City Chiefs made some offseason moves. They signed a few players to some big deals, including Patrick Mahomes’ mega-deal.
Some of the moves they made forced people to believe they were getting ready for a dynasty, and rightfully so. When you have a team consisting of players of this caliber, the process becomes more manageable. But it isn’t easy to become a dynasty by any means.
Ensuring all of the key pieces will be here long term is vital and the first step in completing a dynasty. The next step would be to put a good coaching staff around those players.
With Eric Bieniemy nearing a new deal as offensive coordinator, it ensures that the team will have a sound system for years to come. Not to mention Andy Reid mentoring him and continuing to coach till he can’t anymore.
Chiefs Quest for Dynasty Continues
The Chiefs still have a chance at building a dynasty with one Super Bowl in two years and another appearance, which always puts them in rare territory. Bringing almost everyone on the current roster back next season will only help that case as well.
Obviously, some issues need to be addressed in the off-season. There are the offensive line problems that we all seen in the Super Bowl. Whether they get players back in that area from injury or opt-outs or draft and sign some better players, something needs to be done.
However, for the most part, all of the pieces are there for Kansas City to make another run. When putting the long term look of becoming a dynasty in perspective, this Super Bowl loss should not affect that process.
There have been several dynasty’s throughout sports, the most popular being in basketball and football. For example, Tom Brady was a part of a dynasty with the Patriots and had three losses in the Super Bowl.
The Golden State Warriors were a dynasty and even considered one of the best basketball teams of all-time. They had five straight finals appearances but lost twice.
Most dynasties hit a bump in the road. With Jordan and the Bulls, it was not necessarily losing, but Jordan leaving for baseball and then coming back.
This loss was just a bump in the road. Nearly everyone knows that this will only fuel Kansas City from here on out. Patrick Mahomes himself said that this would only make him go harder.
There is no more “Run It Back.” campaign, but that doesn’t mean they can’t make it back. Kansas City is still building a dynasty. These things don’t happen overnight.
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