Brothers Jason and Travis Kelce each have a Super Bowl ring.
One of them will double his loot in two weeks at the expense of the other.
Jason, a center for Philadelphia, blocked for the Eagles’ backfield as Philly outlasted the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, a win that included four Philadelphia rushing touchdowns. Hours later, Travis caught seven passes for 78 yards and a touchdown as his Kansas City Chiefs beat the Cincinnati Bengals in an AFC championship thriller.
The two will now line up for opposite sides when the Eagles and Chiefs play in Super Bowl LVII. They will be i first siblings to play against each other in a Super Bowl.
Jason’s message for Travis, bosses
Jason tweeted for his brother and the Chiefs right after the Kansas City win.
He was standing by his pregame vote after telling reporters before the AFC Championship game that he was shooting for the Chiefs Sunday night.
“I have a Kansas City hoodie that I’m going to wear for the next three hours, and then that’s it for the rest of the year,” Jason said following the Eagles’ win. “Win or lose, I’m done being a Chiefs fan in three hours.”
He also noted how “special” it would be to face Travis and former Eagles head coach Andy Reid, who now leads the Chiefs.
“For people on board with the NFL script, that’s pretty good evidence,” Kelce joked. “It’s been a fun year for Trav and I on many levels. It would be very special of course to play against him and Andy Reid and a lot of other familiar faces.
Travis, meanwhile, was busy targeting his trash talk at the Cincinnati Bengals. But he will definitely have a message for Jason in the weeks leading up to the game. Not only are the Kelce brothers key players for teams in the league. They are also two of the most colorful and outspoken players in football. This is supposed to be fun.
As noted, the Kelces will not be small players in the Super Bowl. Jason is a six-time All-Pro and five-time Pro Bowler. It was a key fixture for Philadelphia’s 2017 Super Bowl-winning team that featured one of the best offensive lines in NFL history. He’s an All-Pro again this season for another dominant unit.
Travis is a seven-time All-Pro and eight-time Pro Bowler. He has caught a record 110 receptions for 1,338 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. He is arguably the best tight end in football and arguably one of the best of all time.
While one will become the first to beat his brother on the field in a Super Bowl, they won’t be the first brothers to face off in any capacity in the big game. John Harbaugh coached the Baltimore Ravens to outlast his brother Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.