By Zane Miller
On Sunday, February 12th, 2023, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl LVII to win the 103rd championship in NFL history. It was the third (and, as of this writing, most recent) championship for the Chiefs franchise, and second since becoming members of the NFL. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes earned his second Super Bowl MVP Award, with the game being held at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes won his second MVP Award with 41 passing touchdowns and 5,250 passing yards, while San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Nick Bosa won his first Defensive Player of the Year Award with two forced fumbles and 18.5 sacks.
Out of Playoffs: Detroit Lions (9-8), Pittsburgh Steelers (9-8), Washington Commanders (8-8-1), Green Bay Packers (8-9), New England Patriots (8-9), Tennessee Titans (7-10), Carolina Panthers (7-10), New Orleans Saints (7-10), Atlanta Falcons (7-10), Cleveland Browns (7-10), New York Jets (7-10), Las Vegas Raiders (6-11), Los Angeles Rams (5-12), Denver Broncos (5-12), Indianapolis Colts (4-12-1), Arizona Cardinals (4-13), Houston Texans (3-13-1), Chicago Bears (3-14)
Out in first round: Minnesota Vikings (L 31-24 to Giants), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (L 31-14 to Cowboys), Los Angeles Chargers (L 31-30 to Jaguars), Baltimore Ravens (L 24-17 to Bengals), Miami Dolphins (L 34-31 to Bills), Seattle Seahawks (L 41-23 to 49ers)
Out in second round: Buffalo Bills (L 27-10 to Bengals), Jacksonville Jaguars (L 27-20 to Chiefs), Dallas Cowboys (L 19-12 to 49ers), New York Giants (L 38-7 to Eagles)
Out in third round: San Francisco 49ers (L 31-7 to Eagles), Cincinnati Bengals (L 23-20 to Chiefs)
Most passing touchdowns: #15 Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs)- 41 TD
Most rushing touchdowns: #30 Jamaal Williams (Lions)- 17 TD
Most receiving touchdowns: #17 Davante Adams (Raiders)- 14 TD
Most sacks: #97 Nick Bosa (49ers)- 18.5 sacks
Most forced fumbles: #7 Haason Reddick (Eagles)- 5 FF & 3 fumble recoveries
Most interceptions: #39 Minkah Fitzpatrick (Steelers)- 6 INT & 1 TD
Best field goal percentage (min. 13 attempts): #13/15 Cameron Dicker (Eagles/Chargers)- 21 for 22, 95.5%
Link to stats database: https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2022/