Travis Kelce calls Cincinnati mayor a ‘jabroni’ as Chiefs return Bengals’ trash speak
When the Cincinnati Bengals have been calling the Kansas City Chiefs‘ stadium “Burrowhead Stadium,” in reference to Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, it appeared like a nasty concept. When the Cincinnati mayor had a dumb stunt to ask if Burrow was Patrick Mahomes‘ father, it was past restore.
The Chiefs did not say something in response to the Bengals’ trash speak. However they have been taking notes.
Tight finish Travis Kelce interrupted Mahomes’ postgame interview after the Chiefs received the AFC championship sport to offer it proper again to the Bengals, who have been feeling themselves after beating the Chiefs 3 times in a row. Dangerous concept to rile the Chiefs up.
“Burrowhead, my a**!” Kelce mentioned on CBS proper after the sport. “It is Mahomes’ home!”
Mahomes was a little bit extra understated by he bought in his photographs too.
“It is not Burrowhead out right here,” Mahomes mentioned on CBS.
Mahomes additionally had a sly dig on the Bengals smoking cigars after beating the Buffalo Bills within the divisional spherical. Burrow additionally famously smoked a cigar after main the LSU Tigers to a nationwide championship win.
“I do not suppose we’ve any cigars however we’ll be able to go for the Tremendous Bowl,” Mahomes mentioned.
Oh, and the mayor’s remark. That did not go unnoticed.
It is virtually at all times cringeworthy when politicians combine up in sports activities, however Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval took it to an entire different stage. Pureval issued an “official proclamation,” asking Burrow to take a paternity check to substantiate if he’s Mahomes’ father. Yikes.
Kelce had one thing to say about that too, throughout the trophy presentation ceremony. He channeled The Rock and turned it right into a WWE interview.
“I bought some clever phrases for that Cincinnati mayor: Know your function and shut your mouth, you jabroni!” Kelce mentioned.
The Chiefs are going to the Super Bowl for the third time in 4 years. The Bengals are a superb younger group, however they could need to rethink offering motivation for a proud opponent subsequent time.