Chiefs Sign Travis Kelce to Contract Extension

Posted Jan 29, 2016

Kelce has played in 33 games in three seasons with the Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the team has signed tight end Travis Kelce to a contract extension. Terms of the contract will not be released by the club.

“Today we reached an agreement with Travis and his representatives on a contract extension,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “He’s a talented football player that has become an important piece to what we do offensively. Travis is a high-character guy and a leader in our locker room.”

Kelce (6-5, 260) has played in 33 games (27 starts) in three NFL seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2013-15). His career numbers include 139 receptions for 1,737 yards (12.5 avg.) with 10 touchdowns. After missing the majority of 2013 to injury, Kelce has produced two seasons with more than 50 catches. In 2015 he recorded his highest totals, catching 72 passes for 875 yards (12.2 avg.) with five touchdowns, earning his first career Pro Bowl invite. A native of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Kelce was selected by Kansas City in the third round (63rd overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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