February 20, 2024

Andy Reid on Travis Kelce: I love that he wants to play

Sunday evening’s sport in Las Vegas ended properly for the Chiefs, however they acquired off to a sluggish begin and tight finish Travis Kelce’s frustrations with being out of the sport when the crew was down boiled over on the sideline within the first half.

Kelce was caught by cameras yelling at head coach Andy Reid after which bumping him. Reid stumbled after taking the contact and operating again Jerick McKinnon moved Kelce away as Reid recovered his stability.

The Chiefs got here again to win 25-22 in extra time and that made it simpler for each males to joke about what occurred throughout their postgame press conferences. Kelce joked that he was “just telling him how much I love him” and Reid stated Kelce was telling him to “just put me in” as a result of he’ll rating. He quipped that interactions like that “keep me young” and stated that Kelce’s ardour is one thing he appreciates.

“They’re passionate players,” Reid stated. “I love that, even if they chest bump me to the other side of the 50. I appreciate it. I just love that the guy wants to play and wants to be in there playing.”

One imagines that the postgame reactions would have been a bit completely different after a loss and that different coaches won’t shrug off such an change from different gamers, however the Chiefs had been in a position to have fun on the finish of the evening and that helps to erase dangerous reminiscences from earlier within the proceedings.