Travis Kelce and Jason Kelce meet again: How have the brothers fared vs. each other in games?
A lot has changed since Travis Kelce and Jason Kelce became the first brothers to play against each other in the Super Bowl in February.
Travis, the Kansas City Chiefs’ All-Pro tight end, has hosted “Saturday Night Live.” Jason, the Philadelphia Eagles’ All-Pro center, was featured in People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” issue. The brothers’ podcast, “New Heights,” is the No. 1 show on Apple Podcasts with no signs of slowing down.
And, oh yeah, Travis is dating pop superstar Taylor Swift.
On Monday night, the Kelce brothers will meet again on the field as the Eagles visit the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Once again both teams are atop their respective conferences with the Eagles off to an 8-1 start and the Chiefs at 7-2.
Travis is No. 2 in receiving yards among NFL tight ends despite missing the season opener with a hyperextended knee. Jason and the Eagles are tied for third in the league in scoring at 28 points per game and fifth in total yards per game. The Chiefs are 13th (23.1 ppg) and eighth in those categories.
Older brother Jason, 36, has never beaten Travis, 34. Before he gets another chance on “Monday Night Football,” let’s take a look back at their previous meetings.Chiefs 38, Eagles 35
Super Bowl LVII, Feb. 12, 2023
The Chiefs scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and won the game on Harrison Butker’s 27-yard field goal with eight seconds left. Travis Kelce had six catches for a team-high 81 receiving yards and a touchdown. Jason Kelce and the Eagles outgained the Chiefs 417 yards to 340.
Quotable: “There’s nothing you can really say to a loved one in a situation like that. You joke around all the time and say that you want to beat your brother in the biggest stage ever, but it’s a weird feeling. … There’s nothing I could really say to him other than I love him and he played a hell of a year, a hell of a season.” — Travis Kelce
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At Lincoln Financial Field, Oct. 3, 2021
Patrick Mahomes threw five touchdown passes to lead the Chiefs in a high-scoring affair in Philadelphia. None of them went to Travis Kelce, who had a quiet day with four catches for 23 yards. Kelce was used mostly as a decoy, including clearing out two defenders for tight end Jody Fortson to catch a shovel pass from Mahomes for a touchdown.
Quotable: “We told him to give it a little bit of a Hollywood sale. Telling Kelce to give a little bit of anything, you’re going to get a lot. He showed his acting skills.” — Mahomes
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At Arrowhead Stadium, Sept. 17, 2017
Travis Kelce took a shovel pass from Alex Smith 15 yards and hurdled a defender into the end zone for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter. Kelce finished the game with eight catches for 103 yards. Jason Kelce and the Eagles outgained the Chiefs 406-344, but Carson Wentz and company lost the turnover battle 2-0.
At Lincoln Financial Field, Sept. 19, 2013
Does this one really count? Rookie Travis Kelce was inactive as Alex Smith and the Chiefs beat Michael Vick and the Eagles in a game that featured five field goals. Again, Jason Kelce helped the Eagles outgain the Chiefs, this time 431-394, but five turnovers doomed Philadelphia.
Will Jason finally prevail over his brother on Monday night? We shall see.
(Top photo: Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
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