The Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 1970.
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The Chiefs’ First Super Bowl Win
The Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 1970. They defeated the Minnesota Vikings, 23-7. This was the Chiefs’ first appearance in the Super Bowl.
The Chiefs join the NFL
The Kansas City Chiefs were founded in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League (AFL). The team was originally based in Dallas, but relocated to Kansas City before the start of the 1963 season.
The Chiefs quickly became one of the most successful teams in the AFL, winning the championship in 1962 and 1967. When the AFL and NFL merged in 1970, the Chiefs were placed in the AFC West division.
The Chiefs struggled during their first few years in the NFL, but began to turn things around in 1971 under head coach Hank Stram. The team made it to the playoffs for the first time in 1971, and went on to win their first Super Bowl title in 1970.
The Chiefs win their first AFL Championship
The Kansas City Chiefs won their first AFL Championship in 1966, defeating the Buffalo Bills by a score of 31-7. This was the first of three AFL Championships won by the Chiefs, who would go on to win Super Bowls IV and LIV.
The Chiefs win Super Bowl IV
The Chiefs win Super Bowl IV January 11, 1970
The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Minnesota Vikings 23-7 in Super Bowl IV, played in New Orleans’ Tulane Stadium. It is the second Super Bowl appearance for the Chiefs, who lost to Green Bay 35-10 in Super Bowl I.
The Chiefs’ Second Super Bowl Win
The Kansas City Chiefs won their second Super Bowl in February 2020. They defeated the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 31-20. This was the Chiefs’ first Super Bowl appearance since 1970, when they won their first Super Bowl. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes was named the Super Bowl MVP.
The Chiefs return to the Super Bowl
After a 50-year drought, the Chiefs won their second Super Bowl in 2020. They defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20, in Super Bowl LIV. The game was played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida.
The Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV
On February 2, 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV, their second Super Bowl in franchise history. The Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 31-20. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes was named the Super Bowl MVP.