Tipsheet: Doomed OT strategy added to Kyle Shanahan's Super Bowl failure
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid wanted the ball second in overtime while San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan was hoping to get it third.
The Chiefs were collectively prepared for the playoff overtime scenario, having discussed it all season. By contrast, many 49ers were unaware that the overtime rules for the playoffs were different from the regular season OT rules.
In the playoffs, unlike the regular season, both teams are guaranteed a chance to score before the game shifts …