Taylor Swift wasn’t in a position to attend Travis and Jason Kelce‘s Super Bowl LVII rematch, however loads of delicate references have been made to the pop star all through the evening.
Karma labored in the Philadelphia Eagles’ favor on Monday, November 20, as they defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 21-17. Swift, 33, skipped the sport in Kansas City as a result of a rescheduled live performance in Brazil however beforehand attended 4 of Travis’ video games amid their budding romance.
Swift’s presence at Chiefs video games has been a serious focus all through the NFL season since she was first noticed at Arrowhead Stadium in September. Travis, 33, and Jason, 36, later debated whether or not the league was “overdoing it” with its protection of Swift.
“I believe it’s enjoyable once they present who all’s at the sport. I believe it brings a little bit bit extra to the environment, brings a little bit bit extra to what you’re watching. But at the similar time, I believe … they’re overdoing it a little bit bit, for certain, particularly in my scenario,” Travis mentioned on an episode of the siblings’ “New Heights” podcast in October, including that he thinks the NFL is “simply making an attempt to have enjoyable” by becoming a member of in on the dialog.
Jason in contrast the NFL’s protection to that of an NBA sport, saying, “Basketball has it found out. They’re all courtside, they’re sitting there. They present ’em a couple of times after which they get again to the sport.”
At the time, the league defended its curiosity in Travis and Swift, noting in a press release that the group needed to lean into the “intersection of sport and leisure.”
Travis, in the meantime, is all in on his romance with Swift no matter the heightened consideration. “Obviously I’ve by no means dated anybody with that form of aura about them … I’ve by no means handled it,” he instructed WSJ. Magazine in a profile revealed Monday. “But at the similar time, I’m not working away from any of it. … The scrutiny she will get, how a lot she has a magnifying glass on her, each single day, paparazzi exterior her home, exterior each restaurant she goes to, after each flight she will get off, and she or he’s simply residing, having fun with life. When she acts like that, I higher not be the one performing all unusual.”
Scroll down for extra delicate references to Swift at the Chiefs vs. Eagles sport:
Fearless (Travis’ Version)
When discussing Travis’ stats, the broadcasters confirmed a graphic just like the Fearless (Taylor’s Version) album cowl. On the reverse facet of the display, an animated model of the tight finish stood in a big mirrored field, seemingly taking after the “Look What You Made Me Do” set design on Swift’s Eras Tour.
A separate graphic was proven of head coach Andy Reid with photographs of Chiefs gamers behind him made to appear to be Swift’s Eras Tour merchandise. “The Winning Era” was written beneath the picture.
The Eagles T-Shirt
“In our profitable period,” learn the caption of a video shared through the Eagles TikTok account after the sport. In the clip, an Eagles T-shirt was held on a doorknob as “IYKYK” flashed on the display. (Swift’s tune “Gold Rush” consists of the lyric, “With my Eagles T-shirt hanging from the door.”)
Make the Friendship Bracelets
After their victory, the Eagles social media accounts shared a pic of a beaded friendship bracelet that spelled out “Eagles Win.”
Fans who attended a watch celebration hosted by the Kelce brothers’ “New Heights” podcast on Monday evening additionally repped with friendship bracelets, per pics shared through the present’s Instagram Story.
Dressing for Revenge
A clip of the Eagles arriving in Kansas City made a reference to Swift’s tune “Vigilante S–t.” The crew teased through X (previously Twitter), “Lately we’ve been dressing for revenge” as the gamers confirmed off their pregame outfits.
The Guy on the Chiefs
Travis waved to a fan in the stadium who held an indication studying, “Karma is the man on the Chiefs,” referring to Swift’s lyric change from a current Eras Tour present in Argentina.
The NFL’s official account shared a video of Travis and Jason’s sport day arrivals, teasing, “Guy on the Chiefs & Sexiest Man Alive Nominee.”
Donna in the Box
The announcers commented on Swift’s absence on Monday evening after Travis’ mother was proven in the household’s non-public field, hinting that there was an empty seat in the suite. The broadcasters additionally defined that Jason’s spouse, Kylie Kelce, opted to take a seat in the stands, however she wasn’t featured on digicam.