Jason Kelce’s Philadelphia Eagles pulled out a swift win in opposition to brother Travis Kelce’s Kansas City Chiefs.
The groups confronted off on Monday, November 20, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City for the primary time because the Chiefs scored their victory in opposition to the Eagles at Super Bowl LVII in February. After an in depth recreation, Philadelphia in the end pulled out the win 21 to 17, marking the primary time Jason, 36, has overwhelmed Travis, 34, since they joined their respective groups.
Going into the sport, each the Chiefs and Eagles have been on the high of their divisions. The Chiefs took an early lead as Justin Watson scored for the group first. Eagles star D’Andre Swift tied up the sport as he ran for 33 yards, together with a 4-yard landing rush.
Travis — who’s a decent finish for the Chiefs — put his group again in the lead as he caught a brief cross from quarterback Patrick Mahomes, giving their group a 10-point lead earlier than halftime. However, a revitalized Jalen Hurts returned to the sphere in the third quarter for a dashing landing giving his group solely a three-point lead.
In the fourth quarter, Hurts threw the soccer to DeVonta Smith which led the Eagles to attain one other landing to place the Eagles on high. Despite the Chiefs’ offense making an attempt to make one other play, the Eagles’ protection stored Mahomes, 28, and his group from scoring once more in addition to a number of dropped passes.
Monday’s recreation was a rematch of Super Bowl LVII which was the final time each groups final confronted each other. The Chiefs have been victorious beating the Eagles 38-35 in February.
Ahead of the sport, Travis, 34, and Jason, 36 — who’s a middle on the Eagles — mentioned on their “New Heights” podcast that the Eagles have by no means overwhelmed the Chiefs because the brothers — who have been the primary siblings to face off in the Super Bowl — joined their respective groups.
“I actually don’t give it some thought as a Super Bowl rematch,” Travis mentioned of the showdown in November. “I consider this because the Kansas City Chiefs vs the Philadelphia Eagles in 2023. Both groups are completely different than they have been final 12 months, irrespective of how related they’re, it’s by no means the identical. I give it some thought like — this doesn’t have a lot bearing from what occurred a 12 months in the past. Well, not even a 12 months in the past I assume at this level.”
While he’s repeatedly misplaced each time they face each other, Jason famous that the duo “genuinely love” taking part in in opposition to each other and having their family members come collectively for the large occasion.
“I feel there’s a variety of familiarity inside each organizations,” Jason defined. “There’s a variety of family and friends that get excited and get to look at one recreation that each of us are taking part in in. So all of meaning much more to us and we get to get pleasure from that for your complete week.”