Jason Kelce takes pleasant jab at Chiefs as he units to face his brother Travis within the Tremendous Bowl
Brothers Jason and Travis Kelce have one Tremendous Bowl ring every.
Certainly one of them will double his tally in two weeks on the expense of the opposite.
Jason, a middle for the Philadelphia, blocked for the Eagles backfield as they cruised previous the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday’s NFC championship, a win that included 4 Philadelphia speeding touchdowns. Hours later, Travis caught seven passes for 78 yards and a landing as his Kansas City Chiefs edged the Cincinnati Bengals in a thriller for the AFC championship. The 2 will now line up for opposing sides when the Eagles and Chiefs play in Tremendous Bowl LVII. They will be the first brothers to play against each other in a Tremendous Bowl.
Jason had a message on Twitter for his brother and the Chiefs within the moments after Kansas Metropolis’s victory.
He was making good on his pregame vow after telling reporters earlier than the AFC championship sport that he was pulling for the Chiefs Sunday evening.
“I’ve acquired a Kansas Metropolis sweatshirt I’m gonna put on for the following three hours, after which that’s it for the remainder of the yr,” Jason stated after the Eagles win. “Win or lose, I’m executed being a Chiefs fan in three hours.”
He additionally famous how “particular” it could be to face Travis and former Eagles head coach Andy Reid, who now leads the Chiefs.
“For the individuals on board with the NFL being scripted, it’s fairly good proof,” Kelce joked. “It’s been a enjoyable yr for Trav and I on a number of ranges. It’d be actually particular clearly enjoying towards him and Andy Reid and lots different acquainted faces.”
Travis, in the meantime, was busy targeting his trash talk at the Cincinnati Bengals. However he’ll certainly have a message for Jason within the coming weeks main as much as the sport. Not solely are the Kelce brothers key gamers for championship groups. They’re additionally two of the extra colourful, outspoken players in football. This needs to be enjoyable.
As famous, the Kelces will not be bit gamers within the Tremendous Bowl. Jason is a six-time All-Professional and 5 time Professional Bowler. He was a key fixture of Philadelphia’s 2017 Tremendous Bowl-winning workforce that featured top-of-the-line offensive traces in NFL historical past. He is an All-Professional once more this season for an additional dominant unit.
Travis is a seven-time All-Professional and eight-time Professional Bowler. He caught a profession excessive 110 receptions for 1,338 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. He is arguably the perfect tight finish in soccer and inarguably top-of-the-line of all time.
Whereas received will turn into the primary to beat his brother on the sphere in a Tremendous Bowl, they will not be the primary brothers to face off in any capability on the massive sport. John Harbaugh coached the Baltimore Ravens previous his brother Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers in Tremendous Bowl XLVII.