Travis and Jason Kelce on NFL field
Super Bowl LVII has too many great storylines for viewers to invest in, but few are as sweet as the story of the Kelce brothers. Travis Kelce will suit up for the Kansas City Chiefs as their tight end, while Jason Kelce will play center for the Philadelphia Eagles. Both are already SB champions and of course, only one can win the big game this year. Before their matchup, the siblings got honest about what it was like watching each other win their previous titles.
Travis Kelce won the Super Bowl back in 2020, two years after Jason claimed victory with the Eagles. Jason Kelce Briefly Feels About Watching His Brother Travis Win a Super Bowl While Speaking New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce, He also explained how it compares to his own experience of winning the big game:
As a brother, it feels very different when your brother wins. And I think there’s an enormous amount of self-satisfaction when you win a Super Bowl, and it’s like, ‘[grunts] feels good.’ And watching your brother win, in some ways– it’s better in some ways because it’s like you’re watching a loved one fulfill their dreams for the first time. It’s such an intensely contrasting feeling when you win it that you can’t help but be so happy for someone you love who has done one of the greatest things in their sport.
Before that insightful statement from his brother, Travis Kelce talked about how he finally felt “even” with his brother when he finally won a Super Bowl ring. However, Jason called him out for the statement, stating that Travis was already widely established as one of the best NFL tight ends of all time even before his victory. This part of the convo is a really classic back-and-forth between the two brothers.
Though Travis noted his sense of finally feeling “even” with his brother when he won, he was equally nominated for Jason Kelce to win when the Philadelphia Eagles stunned the New England Patriots in 2018. When Jason asked if he cried watching him win the Super Bowl, Travis confirmed that he was sobbing even before the game officially ended:
I was crying ‘boo hoo’ in front of the Hail Mary. at the Patriots game. I was like [mock crying]’They’re gonna do it! He has done! He went from Jabroni to the top!’
It’s impossible to know how the Kelce brothers will react after Super Bowl LVII, though their quiet camaraderie on their shared podcast indicates that their relationship will be fine regardless of who becomes the two-time Super Bowl champion between them. Maybe on the podcast episode after the big game, they’ll just avoid talking about Sum and instead focus on Rihanna’s epic halftime show and all the guest singer performances. Watch the clip of the siblings’ chat:
If you’re streaming the Super Bowl halftime show and hoping to see the Kelce brothers see each other during the big game, just know that they won’t actually be sharing the field at the same time. Both brothers are running offenses for their respective teams, so will be watching from one side when the other plays.
There won’t be much straight bro bashing during the game, but there are still plenty of reasons to tune in, even if you’re not fully invested in the game. We’ve got some great ads to look forward to, including John Travolta’s own return Grease role, Maya Rudolph as the new face of M&M’s, and Ben Affleck working at Dunkin’ Donuts. Combine all of that with some good brotherly love, and this could turn out to be a Super Bowl for the ages. I’m excited to see whether it’s Jason or Travis Kelce who emerges a champion!
Super Bowl LVII airs on Fox with kickoff at 6:30 p.m. ET. Tune in to see the Kelce brothers go head-to-head and then stay tuned for the return of Gordon Ramsay next level chef just after.