The Kansas City Chiefs were fortunate in the third quarter of Super Bowl 58 when a pivotal moment occurred. During a punt by Tommy Townsend, the ball accidentally made contact with the foot of San Francisco’s Darrell Luter Jr. as he was preparing to block for a return. Ray-Ray McLeod attempted to control the football, but it was ultimately recovered by Jaylen Watson. This turnover on special teams proved to be advantageous for Kansas City.
Immediately following this play, Patrick Mahomes seized the opportunity and threw a pass for a touchdown. He successfully connected with Marquez Valdez-Scantling in the end zone, resulting in the Chiefs taking the lead. With the successful extra point by Harrison Butker, Kansas City now held a 13-10 advantage late in the third quarter.
Notably, the Chiefs had managed to score 13 consecutive points, which included a remarkable 57-yard field goal by Butker. This field goal set a new Super Bowl record and further solidified Kansas City’s momentum in the game.
According to the Source touchdownwire.usatoday.com