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The Kansas City Chiefs won their second straight title, 25-22, in an overtime thriller in Las Vegas. The game warranted an extra period after both sides were in a 19-19 deadlock at the end of regulation.
When the overtime coin toss took place, the 49ers opted to get the ball first and got their wish granted. However, after the Chiefs' defense held them to a field goal, Patrick Mahomes found Mecole Hardman on the opposite end to win the game for Kansas City.
Postgame, Shanahan admitted that they wanted the ball third in overtime. But the new 'sudden death' rules in postseason games meant that Kansas City's touchdown was the nail in the coffin.
'None of us have a ton of experience with it, but we