LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce overcame a frustrating first half and held up his end of the bargain for girlfriend Taylor Swift.
Kelce finished with nine receptions for 93 yards, including a crucial catch with less than a minute left in overtime, to help the Chiefs earn their second straight victory. super bowl with a 25-22 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night.
A play after Kelce’s reception put the Chiefs on the 3-yard line, Patrick Mahomes reunited with Mecole Hardman alone in the end zone for the game-winning TD, helping Kelce keep his promise while sending Swift and everyone else following suit in a festive frenzy.
One night after Swift won her fourth career Grammy for album of the year last week, Kelce said he told her he “should hold up my end of the bargain and bring some material back to the house too.”
Swift flew half around the world watch your boyfriendwho also said Monday on NFL opening night, “I want this one more than I’ve ever wanted a Super Bowl in my life.”
Kelce’s mood at the end of the match changed drastically after he hit Andy Reid on the sideline, causing the 65-year-old Kansas City coach to take a few steps back after teammate Isiah Pacheco fumbled in the red zone during the second quarter.
Kelce ran up to Reid and yelled at him after the fumble. CBS reported that Kelce was angry because he was not on the field for the game and yelled at Reid to keep him in the game.
This was the second secondary incident involving Kelce and Reid this season. During a game against the Raiders on Christmas Day, an angry Kelce pierced his helmet on the sideline, and when a staff member attempted to return it to the tight end so he could enter on the field, Reid grabbed the helmet and refused to give it away. he returns.
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