PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles middle Jason Kelce tweeted on Monday that he would return for a thirteenth NFL season.
Kelce has lengthy been the guts of the Eagles and one of many high facilities within the league. He performed towards his brother, Kansas City Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce, within the Super Bowl. The Chiefs beat the Eagles 38-35 for the NFL title.
Kelce has been as sturdy as they arrive with the Super Bowl placing him at 149 consecutive video games performed. The 35-year-old Kelce was a sixth-round decide within the 2011 draft and is a five-time All-Pro.
“I have put much thought into whether it makes sense to play another season,” Kelce wrote. “After talking it over with my wife and many other friends and family, I have decided to return for another year. Thank you to all my supporters and detractors for fueling me, I ain’t done yet!”
The Eagles responded with a tweet of Kelce sporting a Batman masks from a sport final season. Kelce was a free agent and may’t formally signal with the Eagles till Wednesday. The Eagles additionally tweeted a clip that stated Kelce was again.
Kelce is an enormous fan favourite and has completed all of it exterior the soccer subject resembling singing the nationwide anthem at a 76ers sport, partying with the Phanatic and pounding a beer to a roaring ovation at a Phillies playoff sport.
But the second that endeared him for all times to the Philly devoted got here on the 2018 Super Bowl parade when he dressed as one in all Philadelphia’s famed Mummers and the final word underdog delivered a fiery, profane speech that whipped the gang right into a frenzy.
“No one likes us! No one likes us! No one likes us! We don’t care,” Kelce exclaimed. “We’re from Philly! No one likes us! We don’t care!”
Kelce made a cameo look this month on “ Saturday Night Live ” when Travis hosted.
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