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Chiefs star Travis Kelce agrees to 2-year extension to remain in Kansas City

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Chiefs star Travis Kelce agrees to 2-year extension to remain in Kansas City
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The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and star tight finish Travis Kelce have agreed to a 2-year contract extension, the group introduced Monday. The brand new deal goes by way of the 2027 season.

Kelce will make $34.25 million over that span, based on ESPN and NFL Community, making him the highest-paid participant at his place.

“It feels good to be in KC. I bear in mind coming right here 12 years in the past,” Kelce stated on social media. “It’s an honor and a pleasure and I can’t wait to get after it these subsequent two years however no higher than proper now. I’m getting fired up for this yr. I simply received out on the sphere with the boys and we’re again at it, child. Chiefs ceaselessly.” 

Kelce is taken into account one of many best tight ends in NFL historical past. The 34-year-old is a nine-time Professional Bowler and three-time Tremendous Bowl champion. Kelce broke the all-time document for postseason receptions final yr with 165 en path to serving to the Chiefs declare their second consecutive title. 

His 907 profession receptions and 11,328 receiving yards ranks fourth in NFL historical past for the place. Kelce additionally holds information for tight ends for probably the most 1,000-yard seasons (7), consecutive 1,000-yard seasons (7), receiving yards in a season (1,416) and video games with greater than 100 yards receiving (37).

“I advised ya’ll I’ll by no means let him go away!!” Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes stated on X. “Congrats my man!”

Travis Kelce celebrates with Taylor Swift after the Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers within the Tremendous Bowl on Feb. 11 in Las Vegas.Ezra Shaw / Getty Photographs

Kelce additionally has a significant presence off the sphere. He’s in a relationship with pop famous person Taylor Swift, who attended many video games this previous season each at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas Metropolis and on the highway. He additionally co-hosts the favored podcast “New Heights” alongside along with his brother, Jason, a former All-Professional offensive lineman for the Philadelphia Eagles.

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