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Kelce Gets Four-Year, $57 Million Extension
After George Kittle agreed to a massive five-year, $75 million extension with the San Francisco 49ers, it's Travis Kelce's turn to dive into the money pit.

According to ESPN's Jeremy Fowlwer, Kelce's deal is done and he gets more than $14 million per year on average with just under $25 million in guarantees. The full value is $57 million over the next four years.

Turning 31 in October, Kelce had two years left on his contract. Now he gets security to finish out his storied career in Kansas City.

Averaging $9.53 million on his five-year extension signed in 2016, the new deal is expected to pay the star tight end closer in line to his worth.

The Chiefs, during a pandemic, continue to lock down key starters after signing Patrick Mahomes and Chris Jones to massive long-term deals.

A key target for Mahomes, Kelce is a pass-catching tight end who can box out corners and safeties and outrun linebackers. The five-time Pro Bowler and two-time first-team All-Pro player has generated four straight seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards.

In two years with Mahomes at the helm, Kelce has generated 2,565 receiving yards and 15 TDs. These are wide receiver numbers.

Kelce has also been remarkably reliable (one missed game over the last six years). Per, all of his top-10 finishes last season were top fives, and he led the position with 14 double-digit performances including five with 20-plus points. What's more, Kelce failed to finish outside of the top 20 in just one of his 16 games. Yes, Kittle was very close in fantasy points per game average, but playing in a more explosive Kansas City offense is the difference maker here.

CBS summed it up best: "You could argue that Kittle, Zach Ertz and maybe even Mark Andrews have a higher ceiling, but no one's got such a steady floor, and considering his supporting cast, there's no reason to expect any drop-off from Kelce's run of gaudy numbers."

Better still, Mahomes will have one of his favorite targets to throw to for years to come.