NFL Announcer Plays Into Travis Kelce, Taylor Swift Dating Rumors

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Seems NFL announcers are similar to Us: They love a very good Taylor Swift lyric reference.

Travis Kelce scored his first landing of the season on Sunday, September 17, because the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs confronted off in opposition to the Jacksonville Jaguars. When Kelce, 33, celebrated together with his teammates in the long run zone, commentator Ian Eagle alluded to the tight finish’s rumored romance with Swift, additionally 33.

“Kelce finds a clean house for the rating,” Eagle teased.

He later quipped that Kelce was capable of “shake it off” after being injured. (Kelce missed the Chiefs season opener on September 7 after hyperextending his knee throughout apply.)

The jokes continued on Sunday with NFL Community’s Wealthy Eisen naming a sequence of Swift hits whereas overlaying Kelce’s return to the sphere, together with “Delicate,” “Anti-Hero” and “August.” Sharing a clip of the printed through Instagram, Eisen wrote within the caption, “Look what you made me do, @killatrav.”

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Kelce laughed off the second within the feedback part. “Nicely performed Wealthy… Nicely performed 👏🏻😂,” he replied.

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Travis Kelce #87 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs scores a receiving landing through the third quarter in opposition to the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Stadium on September 17, 2023 in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Reviews surfaced earlier this month that Kelce and Swift had been spending time collectively. The athlete beforehand revealed that he tried to shoot his shot at Swift’s Eras Tour cease in Kansas Metropolis — however his try was unsuccessful.

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“Nicely, I used to be disillusioned that she doesn’t speak earlier than or after her exhibits as a result of she has to avoid wasting her voice for the 44 songs that she sings,” he stated on his and brother Jason Kelce‘s “New Heights” podcast in July. “So I used to be just a little butthurt I didn’t get handy her one of many bracelets I made for her.”

Whereas detailing the custom of exchanging friendship bracelets with different Swifties on the tour, Travis hinted that he made one for Swift together with his telephone quantity on it.

“She doesn’t meet anyone — or not less than she didn’t wish to meet me, so I took it private,” he joked. “But it surely was an unbelievable present. Kansas Metropolis confirmed out.”

Swift, who briefly dated Matty Healy following her cut up from boyfriend of six years Joe Alwyn earlier this yr, has but to deal with the rumored romance. Travis’ brother, nonetheless, performed it cool when requested in regards to the A-lister.

“I can not remark,” Jason, 35, teased in a postgame interview on Thursday, September 14. “Ever since [Travis’ reality show] Catching Kelce, everyone has been infatuated with Travis’ love life. I don’t actually know what’s occurring there. I do know Trav is having enjoyable. We’ll see what occurs with whoever he finally ends up with.”