The Kansas City Chiefs’ route to the Super Bowl was not easy. With an offense that led the league in dropped passes, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes suffered his poorest statistical season yet.
A little more than a month ago, Kansas suffered an embarrassing loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Christmas Day, the team’s fifth in eight games. The Chiefs were booed off the field at Arrowhead Stadium.
The Chiefs are on their way to their fourth Super Bowl in five years, and no one is prouder than Randi Martin.
Mahomes’ mother posted an emotional message to her son on Instagram following the Chiefs’ 17-10 victory over the Ravens. She wrote, “I literally can’t remember a period when you didn’t have a ball or something to play catch with. Easter eggs, gumballs, or even socks. I am quite proud of you, and I applaud your hard work and devotion. I love you and am very proud of you. Enjoy every moment, son. ❤️.”
Randi’s post racked up over 25,000 likes, including one from Mahomes, who responded with two heart emojis. While Mahomes is arguably one of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game, this past season tested him. The 28-year-old exuded confidence in his offense, but they were consistently inconsistent all year. That is, until the postseason.
After the Chiefs crushed the Miami Dolphins 26-7 in the Wild Card round, doubts lingered over Mahomes’ ability to perform on the road in the playoffs. But Mahomes and Co. traveled to Highmark Stadium and defeated the Buffalo Bills 27-24 in the Divisional round.
The Chiefs entered the AFC Championship round against the Baltimore Ravens as 4.5-point underdogs and upset the No. 1 seeded team. At this point, betting against Mahomes is just a bad decision.
Patrick Mahomes’ mother called Taylor Swift ‘family’ while celebrating the Chiefs’ victory over the Ravens.
Randi celebrated with her “family” right after the Chiefs punched their ticket to the Super Bowl. Randi, who separated from Pat Mahomes Sr. in 2006, has two boys, Patrick, 28, and Jackson, 23. Mia, who regularly attends Chiefs games, comes from Randi’s post-divorce relationship.
However, not all families are blood-related. Mahomes calls tight end Travis Kelce a brother, and Randi has accepted his girlfriend, Taylor Swift, into the Chiefs family. After the Chiefs defeated the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium, she shared a photo with her daughter-in-law, Brittany Mahomes, Jackson, Mia, and Swift.
Randi captioned the photo, “Chiefs going to the Super Bowl!! My teammates! My family! #15.”
Pat Mahomes, who has also given Swift his stamp of approval, revealed his pride after the Chiefs upset Baltimore. “I’m very excited, man,” he told the media. “Going back to another Super Bowl is more than anybody could even imagine.”
Mahomes’ father also stated that his son will not stop with back-to-back Super Bowl appearances. “We’re going for three, and then we’re going for four, five, six, seven, eight, nine!”
Patrick Mahomes is focused on defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl.
While Mahomes was thrilled to defeat the Ravens, the two-time Super Bowl MVP already has his eyes set on their next game. In the locker room after the win, “We ain’t done, yet,” Mahomes told his teammates.
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid shared a similar sentiment. “We’re not finished. We still got one more. But in the meantime, let’s enjoy this son of a gun,” Reid said.
Speaking to reporters after the game, Mahomes made it clear that making it to the big game is not a tired experience.
“You don’t take it for granted either,” he said. “You never know how many you’re going to get to. Or if you’re going to get to any. So, it truly is special to do it with these guys after what we’ve been through all season long.”
The Kansas City Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on February 11 in Las Vegas.