New Report Shares How Kansas City Chiefs OC Eric Beniemy Won Super Bowl 57 With Incredible Film Discovery

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Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy is considered one of the best offensive minds in the entire NFL.

It’s why Bieniemy has been at the heart of head coaching rumors for each of the last three offseasons.

While Bienemy could still wind up as a head coach next year in either Indianapolis or Arizona, or even Kansas City should Andy Reid retire, it appears that he’ll most likely be back in KC as a coordinator.

Bieniemy’s inability to land a head coaching job has baffled fans and reporters alike. And ESPN’s Dan Orlovsky even credited him with the Chiefs’ Super Bowl 57 win over the Eagles.

But little did Orlovsky know just how much credit Bienemy deserved.

Kansas City trailed Philadelphia for much of the game. But two almost identical touchdowns, one to Kadarius Toney and another to Skyy Moore, put the Chiefs in control early in the fourth quarter.

As it turns out, it was Bieniemy’s thorough film studying and sharp eye that made the touchdowns possible.

How Eric Bieniemy Won Super Bowl 57 For The Kansas City Chiefs

Rustin Dodd of The Athletic reports that Bieniemy came up with the idea on the day before the game while watching tape of a previous Eagles game.

On Saturday night, Bieniemy had put a play up on the screen for everyone on the Chiefs’ offense to see. It came from the Eagles’ game against the Jaguars earlier this season, and it featured Jacksonville receiver Jamal Agnew faking as if he were going in motion before stopping, reversing course and getting open for a touchdown.

“(Bieniemy) put it on tape and said: ‘Hey, like, if they do this, this guy is wide open. It’s man (coverage),’” Henne said. “They’re just trying to protect themselves from the jet sweep and trying to bubble over the top and get an extra player (on the other side of the field). But we faked the jet twice, and they didn’t figure it out.” – via The Athletic

Twitter user Nate Christensen quickly uncovered the exact play Bieniemy used for inspiration.

Being an NFL head coach is much more than just having a good offensive mind. But it sure seems like Bieniemy is more than up to the task.