At the beginning of the second quarter, travis kels Yelling at head coach, aggressively punching unaware Andy Reid Isia Pacheco Fumbled in the red zone. After the win, however, both sides embraced Kelce’s competitive will, diminishing any conflict between the two, as Kansas City came back from 10–0 down to win.
“He keeps me young. He tested that hip,” Reed said, laughing. CBS’s post-game show“He caught me off balance – normally, I would have knocked him off a little bit, but I had no legs under me.”
Reed continued to joke about the situation, telling ESPN that “He didn’t know I was going to go that far, so he came over and hugged me. He said, ‘Sorry about that.'” Additionally, Reed said “I couldn’t find anyone better than him, he’s a competitive kid and he loves to play.”
“He threw me off balance,” Reed said while speaking to reporters. “I wasn’t looking. He was literally coming [and saying]’Just put me in, I’ll score.’ I will score. So, really that was it. I like that. This is not the first time. I appreciate that.
“The thing I like is that he loves to play the game, and he wants to help his team win. It’s not a selfish thing. It’s not like that. I understand that. As much as he bumps into me Well, I go after him and we understand it. He threw me off balance.”
Kelce also poked fun at the situation. He initially told ESPN that he “wasn’t going to tell the world until my mic was turned off that he was going to keep it between us, but I was just telling him how much I love him.”
Kelce later told reporters, “I didn’t care about my catch.” “I just wanted that… I wanted the score to be different. Coach told us to speak our minds and I just wanted to show him how much passion I have for this team.
“He’s one of the best leaders I’ve seen in my life. And he’s helped me a lot, bringing out that spirit, bringing out that passion. I owe my entire career to that guy And am capable of being kind.” It’s about controlling how emotional I get and just loving her.”
Kelce had only one reception for one yard at the time of Pacheco’s fumble on Sunday. But his play took off as the game went on and he finished with a game-high nine receptions for 93 yards. He played particularly well in the fourth quarter and overtime of Super Bowl LVIII, recording five receptions for 67 yards in the final two frames. His final catch was the final play of the game, setting the Chiefs up on a first down at the 49ers’ 3-yard line. patrick mahomes threw the game-winning touchdown pass mecole hardman,
The win gave the Chiefs their third Super Bowl title in five seasons, with the Mahomes-Kelce-Reed trio serving as the catalyst for the Lombardi Trophy. With Sunday’s win, the Chiefs became the first team to win consecutive Super Bowls in nearly two decades. new England Patriots The last team to do so was in 2003–04.
Kelce was certainly aware of the history the Chiefs made when he spoke to reporters.
“I know this is a back-to-back with one of the greatest teams of all time,” Kelce said. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that I’ve been through three times now, and it gets sweeter and sweeter every time. You can call us a dynasty. You can call us whatever you want. I know that What we’ve got is really more special than what you’ve seen in the NFL.”
Once the festivities are over, the Chiefs will look to make even more history as they attempt to become the first team to win three consecutive Super Bowls. Reed, who will turn 66 in March, and Kelce, 34, both plan to be there when their quest to make history begins at the start of the 2024 season.
Reed confirmed his return, saying, “I haven’t had time to think about it, but yes.” “I am getting angry [Bill] Belichick and Pete [Carroll] Because now I get asked all those questions.”
“The goal is always to get three [in a row],” Kelce said. ”But we couldn’t get here without reaching two and keeping that goal in mind the whole year. I love these guys right here. The men we just won this thing with? Family forever, baby. I couldn’t be more proud of these guys. And how about this? “We get a chance to do this three times in a row.”
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