Travis Kelce delivered another monster playoff performance to put the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs back in the Super Bowl.
With pop star Taylor Swift, his brother Jason and his mother Donna in attendance, Kelce had 11 catches for 116 yards and a touchdown in the Chiefs’ 17-10 AFC championship game victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
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In the process, Kelce broke Jerry Rice’s NFL career record for most postseason catches. He now has 156 in 21 playoff games.
Kansas City is making a fourth Super Bowl appearance in five years and is one win over San Francisco or Detroit on its third NFL title in that span. Kelce has three playoff touchdowns after two divisional round victories at Buffalo last week.
The favorite playmaker of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Kelce entered the game with 1,694 receiving yards in the postseason, behind Rice’s 2,245 in the league record book.
Kelce, a four-time All-Pro tight end and two-time Super Bowl champion and MVP, also ranks second to Rice in playoff touchdowns. Rice had 22 and Kelce notched his 19th on a 19-yard catch from Mahomes in the first quarter.
The 34-year-old tight end has been one of the most visible figures in football this season, from his relationship with Swift, who is at the height of his fame, to his starring role in several television commercials that flaunted his face everywhere in match broadcasts. and beyond.
Associated Press reporting.
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