Travis Kelce’s Shocking Super Bowl Meltdown: Shoving Coach Andy Reid
By Ben Nagle
Published: 19:38 EST, 11 February 2024 | Updated: 20:21 EST, 11 February 2024
Travis Kelce, the tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs, had a shocking meltdown during the Super Bowl. In a fit of anger, he shoved his coach, Andy Reid, on the sidelines, before being restrained by a teammate. The incident took place at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, with Kelce’s girlfriend, Taylor Swift, watching from their $1 million family suite.
Kelce’s outburst came after he did not receive the ball on a play and was heading back to the bench. He confronted his 65-year-old coach, getting in his face and even bumping into him, causing Reid to momentarily lose his footing. The cameras captured the heated exchange as Kelce screamed at Reid before being pulled away by Jerrod McKinnon.
This was not the first time Kelce had a meltdown. On Christmas Day, he also had a similar incident with coach Reid during a game against the Las Vegas Raiders, where he slammed his helmet to the floor in frustration.
The first half of the Super Bowl was challenging for the Chiefs, as they were trailing 10-3. Kelce, in particular, had a quiet performance with only one catch for one yard. The team needed a strong second-half display to overcome the San Francisco 49ers.
Despite Kelce’s frustrations, his girlfriend Taylor Swift seemed to be enjoying herself in the suite, unlike her boyfriend on the field. The couple’s relationship was put in the spotlight as Swift’s presence at the game was noted.
In conclusion, Travis Kelce’s sideline meltdown during the Super Bowl has raised eyebrows. The incident, where he shoved his coach and screamed in his face, adds to his history of outbursts. The Chiefs will need to regroup and focus on the game to overcome the halftime deficit.