Jason Kelce’s Philadelphia Eagles pulled out a swift acquire towards brother Travis Kelce’s Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.
The groups confronted off on Monday, November 20, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City for the to start with time because the Chiefs scored their victory towards the Eagles at Tremendous Bowl LVII in February. After a close activity, Philadelphia in the end pulled out the acquire 21 to 17, marking the very first time Jason, 36, has overwhelmed Travis, 34, since they joined their respective groups.
Heading into the game, both of those the Chiefs and Eagles had been at the major of their divisions. The Chiefs took an early lead as Justin Watson scored for the workforce initial. Eagles star D’Andre Swift tied up the match as he ran for 33 yards, which includes a 4-lawn touchdown rush.
Travis — who is a restricted end for the Chiefs — set his group back again in the guide as he caught a brief go from quarterback Patrick Mahomes, providing their workforce a 10-place guide just before halftime. Even so, a revitalized Jalen Hurts returned to the area in the third quarter for a rushing touchdown supplying his workforce only a 3-level guide.
In the fourth quarter, Hurts threw the soccer to DeVonta Smith which led the Eagles to score a different landing to set the Eagles on leading. Inspite of the Chiefs’ offense attempting to make a different perform, the Eagles’ defense held Mahomes, 28, and his staff from scoring once more in addition to various dropped passes.
Monday’s sport was a rematch of Tremendous Bowl LVII which was the past time equally groups very last confronted one particular one more. The Chiefs were being victorious beating the Eagles 38-35 in February.
Forward of the match, Travis, 34, and Jason, 36 — who is a middle on the Eagles — talked about on their “New Heights” podcast that the Eagles have hardly ever beaten the Chiefs because the brothers — who have been the to start with siblings to deal with off in the Super Bowl — joined their respective teams.
“I really really don’t assume about it as a Tremendous Bowl rematch,” Travis claimed of the showdown in November. “I imagine of this as the Kansas Town Chiefs vs the Philadelphia Eagles in 2023. Both equally teams are distinct than they were being last year, no subject how similar they are, it’s never the same. I imagine about it like — this doesn’t have a lot bearing from what transpired a calendar year back. Nicely, not even a year back I guess at this position.”
When he’s consistently lost each individual time they face 1 yet another, Jason mentioned that the duo “genuinely love” actively playing towards one an additional and possessing their loved types occur collectively for the major event.
“I believe there’s a large amount of familiarity inside both organizations,” Jason stated. “There’s a lot of good friends and spouse and children that get thrilled and get to observe one particular match that equally of us are playing in. So all of that usually means a ton more to us and we get to delight in that for the overall week.”