Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce broke Tony Gonzalez‘s document for essentially the most receiving yards in franchise historical past throughout Sunday’s win over the Miami Dolphins in Germany and snubbed New England Patriots legend Rob Gronkowski when talking of the best on the place.
Kelce, 34, has beforehand struggled attempting to decide on his favourite tight finish in NFL historical past, however after surpassing Gonzalez in receiving yards, he clearly needed to present him love.
“Congrats and effectively earned my buddy,” Gonzalez informed Kelce by way of X (Twitter) alongside a graphic with the brand new document. “Hold it going, [Travis Kelce].”
“Tony!! The best to ever lace em up!! Admire ya greater than you realize,” Kelce responded.
Calling Gonzalez the best TE is a direct assault on Gronkowski, who Kelce has beforehand complimented with the identical actual phrases.
Travis Kelce’s record-setting efficiency
Kelce solely had 14 receiving yards on three catches towards Miami, however it allowed him to extend his profession whole for receiving yards to 10,941.
He broke Gonzalez’s earlier document of 10,940 to turn out to be the brand new all-time main receiver in Chiefs franchise historical past.
When it is all stated and executed, Kelce would be the best TE in historical past, though Detroit Lions rookie Sam LaPorta may give him a run for his cash.
For now, Kelce continues to battle with out Taylor Swift within the stadium, however that does not imply she’s not watching.