Kansas City Chiefs safety Justin Reid appeared on CBS Sports’ “Jim Rome Show” Friday, talking about winning the Super Bowl, celebrating the win in downtown Kansas City with tequila, late offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, kickoff of a Kansas City dynasty – and much more.
Reid said that during the AFC Championship against the Cincinnati Bengals and the Super Bowl against the Philadelphia Eagles, the team received a lot of motivation from the widespread belief that the Chiefs could not win either game.
“There’s a whole conversation about bulletin board material,” she said. “It’s true. And it shows, especially in high-intensity moments like the Cincinnati game, the AFC championship game. Nobody believed in us there and in the Super Bowl. We saw the predictions.
“So when we first walked into training camp, the conversation was always, ‘Super Bowl.’ This has always been the mentality. But outside the building’s walls — not that those opinions count — we still felt it. Some of it filters. [It] it was, ‘Hey, we’re just trying to find [some scraps]. We might not even make the playoffs.’ [It was] like, ‘Dude, nobody knows what we have in here but us, but that’s okay. We will build on it, exploit it and make it appear on the pitch when we go to play.’
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