Jason, the starting center for the Eagles, will lock horns with Travis and the Super Bowl champions in Kansas City on November 20’s Monday Night Football after both team’s share the same bye week this weekend.
‘We’ve got a lot of big-time games in the AFC coming up in November and December, and it starts with the Eagles when we get back [to the U.S.],’ Travis, who has dominated headlines in recent months amid his romance with pop sensation Taylor Swift said.
When pressed into commenting specifically on his brother, he added: ‘You know I can’t let him get one in my backyard.’
The Kelces became the first brothers in history to compete against each other in the Super Bowl last season, with Travis’ Chiefs coming out on top in Arizona.
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has already begun trash talking his brother Jason
Jason Kelce and the Philadelphia Eagles are set to play the Chiefs in two weeks on Nov. 20
The brothers are set to go head to head in a rematch of last season’s Super Bowl contest
Both the 7-2 Chiefs and the 8-1 Eagles are coming off hard fought wins this weekend.
Their Monday night contest will be built up as a potential Super Bowl preview due to the dominance both sides have shown this season.
The contest will also serve as a rematch from last season’s Super Bowl, which ended in a 38-35 win for the Chiefs.
Since winning the Super Bowl, Travis has once again been putting together a strong season as he continues to play as perhaps the NFL’s best tight end despite being 34 years old.
This season the eight-time All-Pro has recoded 57 receptions, 597 yards, and four touchdowns.
Travis’s numbers put him in the top-10 in the NFL for receptions and top-15 in terms of yardage.
Aside from the brother-vs-brother matchup all eyes will be on the QB battle during the game
Adding intrigue to the highly competitive brother-vs-brother match taking place when the championship contenders face off in two weeks will be the more crucial matchup of two of the NFL’s best signal callers dueling it out for their respective offenses.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes has been able to able to overcome the lack of production from Kansas City’s receiving core and is coming off a two-touchdown performance against Miami.
Hurts meanwhile fought through the pain of a knee issue that hampered him as he picked up three touchdowns -two passing and one rushing- as the Eagles slipped past Dallas.