With their Super Bowl LIV win, Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt is tasked with deciding who will receive championship rings from the team.
According to a January story written by Jacopo Prisco for CNN, each year between 300 and 900 Super Bowl rings are produced, depending on the desires of team ownership. Those rings are, in turn, given to the list of people that the owner(s) have decided have earned it.
Of course, all of the players on the roster for the championship will receive a ring—this includes practice squad members, players on injured reserve, and those who were on the roster for the Super Bowl itself, regardless of when they joined the team and if they were active or not. Some organizations choose to give rings to players who were on the roster at any point during the season (the 2015 Kansas City Royals did this with their World Series rings). The player rings are each personalized with their name and jersey number.
Every coach, likewise, receives a personalized ring. And then, other members of the organization also get rings, often with varying levels of personalization and/or overall cost and size. Finally, there is another category of people who are given the championship bling: honorary members of the organization who ownership deems deserving of such a reward.
So, which auxiliary personnel (those not actually “in” the organization for Super Bowl LIV) should receive championship rings? Here are the top five former Chiefs that we’d give rings to, if we were the Hunt family.