Travis Kelce mocks ‘Burrowhead,’ sends message to Cincinnati mayor initially appeared on NBC Sports Boston
“Burrowhead” no extra.
The No. 1 Kansas City Chiefs outlasted the No. 3 Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in an AFC Championship Recreation thriller at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday. Harrison Butker drilled a 45-yard subject aim within the last seconds to ship Kansas Metropolis to a 3rd Tremendous Bowl in 4 years.
Travis Kelce made seven catches for 78 yards and a landing to assist energy his staff’s victory, and he capped his night time with some hilarious trolling.
The star Chiefs tight finish first crashed Patrick Mahomes‘ postgame interview to chuckle off the “Burrowhead” nickname and declare Arrowhead as “Mahomes’ home.”
Then, in the course of the AFC championship trophy presentation, Kelce provided some “sensible phrases” for Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval.
Within the leadup to Bengals-Chiefs, Pureval posted a controversial video on social media the place he jokingly mentioned Mahomes “has been requested by officers to take a paternity check” to find out whether or not or not Burrow is his father.
Burrow entered Sunday’s showdown with an ideal 3-0 file in opposition to Mahomes. That included a 27-24 additional time triumph at Arrowhead Stadium in final season’s AFC Championship Recreation.
Pureval, who confronted backlash for his video, mentioned he “deserved that” in response to Kelce’s message.
A intelligent nickname, however one which supplied the Chiefs with bulletin-board materials and had a shelf life of 1 week.
Kelce will now face his brother Jason and the Philadelphia Eagles in Tremendous Bowl 57. Travis and Jason would be the first pair of brothers to ever sq. off in a Tremendous Bowl.