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Chiefs' Travis Kelce: Andy Reid Trolled Me with 'Catching Kelce' Trick Play Name

Jenna CiccotelliCorrespondent IIIDecember 22, 2020

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) warms up before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)
Brett Duke/Associated Press

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid looked to his top receiver for inspiration for one of the team's red-zone trick plays—to provide both the scoring and the name.  

Kelce's quick-flip pass from Patrick Mahomes resulted in a touchdown that put the Chiefs up 14-0 at the start of the second quarter against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. 

The name of the play? "Catching Kelce," after the Bachelor-like dating show Kelce starred on in 2016. 

The Checkdown @thecheckdown

Andy Reid really named this wild red zone play after Travis Kelce's dating show 😂 @tkelce @Chiefs (h/t @JOEL9ONE) https://t.co/KaYlaOdCx7

Kelce has reportedly ended his relationship with the woman he found love with on the show, but he's managed much better on the football field. 

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