(Reuters) - Brief profile of the American Football Conference’s (AFC) Kansas City Chiefs, who play the National Football Conference’s San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on Sunday in Miami.
Founded: 1959. Began play as the Dallas Texans as a charter member of the American Football League (AFL) and moved to Kansas City after winning the 1962 championship. Chiefs won AFL titles again in 1966 and 1969.
AFC titles (season): 1 (2019)
Super Bowl titles (season): 1* (1969)
* Super Bowl win came in the fourth and final AFL-NFL Championship game before the two leagues merged.
Head coach: Andy Reid. Hired by the Chiefs in 2013, Reid previously served as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a 14-season stint that included five trips to the NFC title game and one Super Bowl defeat.
Starting quarterback: Patrick Mahomes. Selected by Kansas City with the 10th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Mahomes was named league MVP last season and is a dual-threat who can beat opponents with his strong throwing arm as well as his legs.
2019 regular season record; 12-4; 1st in AFC West division
Week 1 - at Jacksonville, won 40-26
Week 2 - at Oakland, won 28-10
Week 3 - vs Baltimore, won 33-28
Week 4 - at Detroit, won 34-30
Week 5 - vs Indianapolis, lost 19-13
Week 6 - vs Houston, lost 31-24
Week 7 - at Denver, won 30-6
Week 8 - vs Green Bay, lost 31-24
Week 9 - vs Minnesota, won 26-23
Week 10 - at Tennessee, lost 35-22
Week 11 - vs Los Angeles Chargers, won 24-17
Week 12 - Bye Week
Week 13 - vs Oakland, won 40-9
Week 14 - at New England, won 23-16
Week 15 - vs Denver, won 23-3
Week 16 - at Chicago, won 26-3
Week 17 - vs Los Angeles Chargers, won 31-21
AFC playoff seeding: 2
Path to the Super Bowl - First round bye; Beat Houston 51-31 in the divisional round; Beat Tennessee 35-24 in the AFC championship.
Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto; Editing by Christian Radnedge
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