Andy Reid, Travis Kelce vow to return to Chiefs next season - ESPN
LAS VEGAS — The partnership between Andy Reid and Travis Kelce will continue for a 12th season, with both saying after the Kansas City Chiefs' 25-22 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII that they would return for another season rather than retire.
Their relationship went through another rough patch in the second quarter. After Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco lost a fumble, Kelce bumped Reid and screamed in his face on the sideline before being led away by running back Jerick McKinnon.
This wasn't the first confrontation between the two and probably won't be the last, given their plans to return to the Chiefs next season. This one was quite vivid, with Reid almost getting knocked off his feet.
He said afterward he appreciated the veteran tight end's passion.
«He caught me off balance,» Reid said, indicating the contact was worse than it looked. «I wasn't watching. He was really coming over [and saying], 'Just put me in, I'll score. I'll score.' So, that's really what it was. I love that. It's not the first time. I appreciate him.
»The part I love is he loves to play the game and he wants to help his team win. It's not a selfish thing. That's not what it is. I understand that. As much as he bumps into me, I get after him and we understand that. He just caught me off balance."
Kelce said his emotions got the better of him.
«I didn't care about my catches,» he said. «I just wanted to… I wanted the score to be different. Coach has asked us to speak our minds and I just wanted to let him know how much passion I had for this team.
»He's one of the best leaders of men I've ever seen in my life. And he's helped me a lot with that, with channeling that emotion, with channeling that passion. I owe my