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Travis Kelce’s off-the-field life has taken the NFL by storm throughout the 2023 NFL season. 

Kelce’s relationship with pop sensation Taylor Swift has been the discuss of the league because the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs have tried to defend their Tremendous Bowl LVII victory. 

January 21, 2024; Orchard Park, New York: Taylor Swift (proper) and Brittany Mahomes react after Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce (not pictured) scores a landing within the 2024 AFC divisional spherical recreation towards the Buffalo Payments at Highmark Stadium. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports activities)

Forward of Kansas Metropolis’s matchup with the Baltimore Ravens within the AFC Championship Sport on Sunday, Kelce mentioned the excessive degree of consideration that he’s garnered this season. 


“I’d be foolish to say that I didn’t discover it go up,” Kelce stated Friday. “I believe the Tremendous Bowl helped that and, clearly, how I reside my off-field life undoubtedly helps out. However I introduced this upon myself and I do get pleasure from having enjoyable with all of it. The largest factor is ensuring my focus is true right here on this constructing.” 

Kelce’s very public relationship has precipitated some to query whether or not the nine-time Professional Bowler has been as centered on the sector as he ought to be. 

“It’s simply exterior noise,” Kelce stated when requested in regards to the challenges of his public persona. “Coping with everybody else’s perspective of issues. You hear the media all year long if we’re not having success, possibly throw it on the market that I wasn’t centered, or the workforce isn’t centered on sure issues. In case you’re on this constructing, you understand precisely what’s happening. 


Followers maintain giant footage of Travis Kielce and Taylor Swift throughout an NFL recreation between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas Metropolis Chiefs on December 31, 2023, at GEHA Discipline at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas Metropolis, Missouri.  (Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Photographs)

“So, you need to compartmentalize what you’re listening to and just be sure you’re staying on process and giving everyone within the constructing and on that workforce the precise notion once you stroll within the constructing.” 

For Kelce and Swift, the main target is on their happiness even because the “exterior noise” continues to develop.

“The one factor we’ve talked about is so long as we’re blissful, we are able to’t take heed to something that’s exterior noise,” Kelce stated when requested whether or not he and Swift have mentioned take care of the eye. “That’s all that issues.”


Travis Kelce scores

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce (87) scores a landing towards the Buffalo Payments throughout the second quarter of an NFL AFC division playoff soccer recreation, Sunday, January 21, 2024, in Orchard Park, N.Y.  (AP Photograph/Adrian Kraus)

Swift has turn out to be an everyday sight at Chiefs video games this season, attending every of Kansas Metropolis’s two earlier playoff video games. Neither Kelce nor Swift has confirmed her attendance for Sunday’s recreation in Baltimore. 

The Chiefs will probably be enjoying of their sixth consecutive championship recreation with quarterback Patrick Mahomes beneath middle. 

Kansas Metropolis will probably be seeking to play of their fourth Tremendous Bowl over 5 seasons.