“You guys saw that?” Kelce remarked during ESPN’s postgame show. “I’m going to keep it between us unless my mic’d up tells the world. I was just telling him how much I loved him.”
Reid also downplayed the moment in his comments after the game, saying that Kelce caught him off balance and “normally I’d give him a little bit, but I didn’t have any feet under me.”
The Chiefs coach shared that Kelce also apologized after the incident.
“He came over and gave me a hug, said ‘sorry about that.’ He just wants to be on the field … He’s a competitive kid, and he loves to play. He makes me feel young.”
Reid jokingly referred to the confrontation as a “cheap shot” and said Kelce was basically urging him to put him in and he’d score.
“He’s helped me a lot with that, with channeling that emotion, with channeling that passion, and I owe my entire career to that guy, being able to control how emotional I get. I just love him man,” Kelce said.