The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs are Super Bowl champions for the third time up to now 5 seasons, but it surely wasn’t wanting that means within the first half in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night time in Las Vegas.
Travis Kelce‘s sideline meltdown the place he virtually knocked over his head coach, Andy Reid, confirmed that very clearly.
Kelce spoke to ESPN’s Booger McFarland in regards to the incident, the place the star tight finish was screaming at Reid following an Isiah Pacheco fumble within the pink zone. His reply was a cryptic one.
“Man, it was uh … I’m gonna maintain it between us until my mic’d up tells the world. I used to be simply telling him how a lot I like him,” Kelce stated with a smile.
Patrick Mahomes added: “That second proper there, that speaks to the group that we’re. All people loves it. All people loves the sport, likes to compete and Coach Reid needs to compete.”
The Chiefs’ offense stalled firstly of the sport, however Patrick Mahomes discovered extensive receiver Mecole Hardman 52 yards down the sphere to spark the group by getting proper into the pink zone.
However on the subsequent play, with Kelce not within the recreation, Pacheco fumbled and the 49ers recovered. That is when Kelce ran over to Reid and let him hear it.
If the Chiefs hadn’t gained the sport, that incident might have been quite a bit worse wanting again at what transpired. Nonetheless, the Chiefs had been in a position to proper the ship within the second half, forcing time beyond regulation the place Mahomes led a game-winning landing drive, the place Hardman caught the ultimate rating of the sport.
Kelce performed an important function in mounting the comeback, particularly after his first half was dreadful with only one catch on the primary drive for one yard.
He ended the sport with a team-high 93 yards on 9 catches to assist gather his third Tremendous Bowl ring of his profession.
Coaches and gamers have gone have one another on the sideline all through the years within the NFL, particularly in high-tension video games just like the Tremendous Bowl.
However Reid is beloved by his total group, particularly Kelce who has been part of this Chiefs dynasty from the start.
The tantrum might have been the wake-up name wanted for each Reid and Kelce on this recreation, however just like the latter stated, he was mic’d up for the sport.
Followers would possibly discover out what was stated quickly sufficient.