Chiefs’ Travis Kelce eyeing three-peat, not retirement: ‘I’ll see you next year’

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The Kansas City Chiefs won their third Super Bowl in five years in thrilling fashion, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 25–22 in overtime. The Chiefs are the NFL’s first repeat champions since the 2003-04 New England Patriots, and Patrick Mahomes is leading a legitimate dynasty.

Star tight end Travis Kelce had a great game, leading all receivers with 93 yards on nine catches. He became only the third player to lead three Super Bowl champions in receiving yards. The 34-year-old is one of the greatest tight ends in NFL history, and a postseason legend. He is second in playoff receiving yards, first in playoff receptions and second in receiving touchdowns. He’s already accomplished a lot in his career, and with his brother Jason Kelce potentially walking away this offseason, can he do the same?

If his postgame speech was any indication, Kelce will not be retiring. He told Jim Nantz with the Lombardi Trophy in hand that Kansas City has a chance to go for a three-peat next year.

“I’ll see you next year,” Kelce said.

Kelce is now a three-time Super Bowl champion, seven-time All-Pro and nine-time Pro Bowler. When his streak of seven straight 1,000-yard campaigns ended this past season, he continued in the playoffs, surpassing 70 receiving yards in four straight postseason contests, and catching three touchdowns. Kells is a legend, and he’s not done yet.

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