Chiefs TE Travis Kelce after beating Bengals: ‘Burrowhead, my (expletive). It’s Mahomes home!’ – NFL.com
“Burrowhead, my ass. It’s Mahomes’ home!” Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce screamed, interrupting a CBS postgame interview.
The speak all week about how the Chiefs couldn’t beat Burrow and the Bengals clearly miffed Ok.C. gamers. Solely one of many three wins got here at Arrowhead, however that didn’t cease the narrative.
Sunday evening’s bout felt eerily much like final season’s AFC Championship Recreation, with the Chiefs leaping out to an early lead solely to look at Burrow lead the Bengals again to tie the sport at 20-20 within the fourth quarter.
“This staff, man, we play collectively,” Mahomes stated. “I stated it from the start after we have been within the locker room. I stated we received to be collectively, and this staff stepped up towards a terrific soccer staff, and we confirmed this place is Arrowhead, not Burrowhead out right here.”
Throughout the week, even Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval received in on the “Burrowhead” taunting. Kelce shot again following the championship win.
“I received some clever phrases for that Cincinnati mayor. Know your function and shut your mouth, you jabroni,” the tight finish stated in the course of the trophy presentation.
Now that the Chiefs overcame the Burrow hill, they face Kelce’s brother, Jason, and the Philadelphia Eagles with a Lombardi Trophy on the road on Feb. 12.