Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed but local media
estimate the deal to be worth $46 million over five years.
"Today we reached an agreement with Travis and his representatives
on a contract extension," Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said in
"He's a talented football player that has become an important piece
to what we do offensively. Travis is a high-character guy and a
leader in our locker room."
Kelce, 26, has played in 33 games for the Chiefs in three NFL
seasons, accumulating 139 receptions for 1,737 yards with 10
In 2015, he recorded his highest totals, catching 72 passes for 875
yards and five touchdowns to earn his first Pro Bowl selection.
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Kelce is also making waves off the field with the E! television
network making him the subject of an eight-episode reality dating
series this offseason, titled "Catching Kelce".
(Reporting by Mark Lamport-Stokes in Los Angeles; Editing by Frank
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