Travis Kelce says Patrick Mahomes is ‘household now’ to him
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce joined the Arrowhead Addict Podcast and talked about Patrick Mahomes, why he wears No. 87 and extra.
Travis Kelce is an all-time nice. He is aware of it, even when he received’t come proper out and say it.
On Sunday, Kelce leaped over Rob Gronkowski to grow to be fifth all-time in receiving yardage for a decent finish in NFL historical past. Barring harm, he’ll eclipse 10,000 yards this yr and sure transfer previous Corridor of Fame Shannon Sharpe for fourth place on the listing.
On Wednesday, Kelce joined the Arrowhead Addict Podcast and spoke with FanSided NFL reporter Matt Verderame concerning the milestone, and whether or not he believes he’s the best tight finish to ever play.
“With out telling anyone that I’m one of the best, I do really feel like I convey one thing to the desk that folks haven’t seen within the NFL, and I’ll depart it at that,” Kelce mentioned. “I don’t wish to brag or discuss who’s higher, right here or there, as a result of it’s such a staff sport, that it’s exhausting to level out any individual’s particular person success, or in contrast any individual to a different participant.”
Kelce additionally talked about his relationship with Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, which started when Kansas Metropolis took the signal-caller Tenth-overall out of Texas Tech in then 2017 NFL Draft. Since then, Mahomes turned the starter in 2018 and has led Kansas Metropolis to a pair of Tremendous Bowl appearances together with a championship in ’19.
Travis Kelce says Patrick Mahomes is household to him
“To be sincere, it’s been very real,” Kelce mentioned. “It’s been an absolute blast to get to know Pat, his household and all of his associates since he’s been within the league. I can actually say I’m shut sufficient to the place Pat is household now, man. I do know everyone in his life and he is aware of everyone in mine. It’s been a cool relationship to construct each professionally on the sector and in addition to off the sector.”
Kelce, who’s working together with his brother, Jason, on a brand new podcast entitled New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce, said he wears No. 87 as a result of that’s the yr his older sibling was born. Kelce believes Jason is the explanation he performs within the NFL after serving to him via making an attempt moments on the College of Cincinnati, earlier than vouching for him when Kansas Metropolis head coach requested concerning the youthful brother previous to Kelce being drafted to the Chiefs in 2013.
Now, with Jason’s profession winding down and Travis’ nonetheless in full swing, there’s a chance each will wind up within the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame.
Kelce spoke completely with FanSided as a part of his marketing campaign with Tide, which is targeted on getting people to wash their lucky jerseys. You may take a look at Kelce’s #LuckyJersey IG and TikTok posts as nicely.