62 on the back,” NBC Sports reported at the time. “Even as he was on the show,” Travis recalls, “it was just kind of like, Dude, you’re an idiot.” Jason jumps in with a loving concession: “Yeah, it ended up being a lot of fun, though.”. The other is Andy Reid’s, which favors high experimentation and low 40 times. “He’s a tricky sumbitch now. LANDOVER, Md. Each is adored in his city, and each is widely understood as the inverse of the other. “You know what I got to say to all those people that doubted us, to all those people who counted us out, and everybody who said that we couldn’t get it done?” He pointed into the thicket of increasingly giddy Eagles to his side. “Stefen Wisniewski ain’t good enough, Jason Kelce’s too small, Lane Johnson can’t lay off the juice, Brandon Brooks has anxiety!” His voice cracked. “Is he gonna screw this up?” Reid asked. “What makes Belichick a great defensive coach is what makes Reid a great offensive coach,” Jason says. He speaks of the difficulties 2020 has posed to each undertaking. The point of football is one and the same as the means of succeeding at it: committing yourself completely, body and intellect and spirit, to a team. In 2018, the Patriots faced the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl. And both of them are extremely driven, extremely tenacious humans. “He controlled their team. for always having an answer to my problems and a belt for when I tried to get too slick! Both of them, though, will happily detail their memories of the other’s. When Butch Jones arrived to coach the team the following year, he dismissed Travis from the program, citing a need to overhaul the culture. As the clock wound down, she wondered how her younger son would react, how much envy might cut the vicarious joy. Happy Mother’s Day to you and all the wonderful women in this world!! “There were a lot of fights,” says Donna. In 2016, Travis returned the favor and took his dad to a World Series game. “If I was on 25 other teams in the league, trying to run the plays that they’re running,” he says, “I’d probably be an average-at-best center.”, Travis, the all-everything tight end for the Chiefs, is having none of his older brother’s modesty. Kelce’s mom Donna made headlines when she threw shade at Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (her other son Jason plays for the Eagles). Jason stationed himself in the front yard; Travis waited to receive in the back. When he tries to define the Chiefs’ championship makeup, Travis loads clichéd sentiments with the force of true belief. “I fully anticipated him being fine.” He sees Travis’s success not as evidence of his own mentorship but as a simple byproduct of talent—a reading that fits a general preference to talk football, not the other stuff. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs, continues to be the most productive tight end in fantasy football with 118.1 FFP. – Center Jason Kelce faced the music right after an embarrassing outing against the Washington Football Team in the season opener. In 2011, they were both drafted, “Jason by the Eagles in the sixth round in 2011 and Travis by the Chiefs in the third round two years later, and have spent their entire careers with their respective teams so far.”. A post shared by Travis Kelce (@killatrav) on May 13, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.