Jason Kelce’s Philadelphia Eagles pulled out a swift gain versus brother Travis Kelce’s Kansas Town Chiefs.
The groups confronted off on Monday, November 20, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas Town for the 1st time since the Chiefs scored their victory against the Eagles at Tremendous Bowl LVII in February. Soon after a shut match, Philadelphia eventually pulled out the win 21 to 17, marking the 1st time Jason, 36, has overwhelmed Travis, 34, considering that they joined their respective teams.
Likely into the video game, both the Chiefs and Eagles had been at the top of their divisions. The Chiefs took an early direct as Justin Watson scored for the staff initially. Eagles star D’Andre Swift tied up the recreation as he ran for 33 yards, including a 4-lawn landing rush.
Travis — who is a limited conclusion for the Chiefs — put his workforce back again in the guide as he caught a shorter pass from quarterback Patrick Mahomes, providing their crew a 10-place lead ahead of halftime. Having said that, a revitalized Jalen Hurts returned to the subject in the 3rd quarter for a hurrying landing providing his crew only a a few-point direct.
In the fourth quarter, Hurts threw the soccer to DeVonta Smith which led the Eagles to score another landing to put the Eagles on best. In spite of the Chiefs’ offense attempting to make a further enjoy, the Eagles’ defense stored Mahomes, 28, and his workforce from scoring all over again in addition to quite a few dropped passes.
Monday’s sport was a rematch of Tremendous Bowl LVII which was the last time both equally groups final confronted a person yet another. The Chiefs were being victorious beating the Eagles 38-35 in February.
Forward of the match, Travis, 34, and Jason, 36 — who is a center on the Eagles — discussed on their “New Heights” podcast that the Eagles have by no means crushed the Chiefs considering the fact that the brothers — who were the very first siblings to deal with off in the Super Bowl — joined their respective teams.
“I seriously really do not consider about it as a Super Bowl rematch,” Travis said of the showdown in November. “I feel of this as the Kansas Town Chiefs vs the Philadelphia Eagles in 2023. Each teams are unique than they were previous year, no issue how identical they are, it’s under no circumstances the same. I think about it like — this does not have considerably bearing from what occurred a yr in the past. Perfectly, not even a yr ago I guess at this stage.”
Although he’s repeatedly missing every time they deal with just one one more, Jason mentioned that the duo “genuinely love” participating in towards one particular an additional and possessing their beloved ones arrive collectively for the significant party.
“I imagine there’s a great deal of familiarity in each corporations,” Jason stated. “There’s a great deal of close friends and household that get thrilled and get to view just one recreation that both of those of us are participating in in. So all of that signifies a whole lot extra to us and we get to delight in that for the entire 7 days.”