The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the team has signed tight end Travis Kelce to a contract extension. The contract is a five-year, $46 million extension that includes $20.017 million guaranteed.
“Today we reached an agreement with Travis and his representatives on a contract extension,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “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 (6-5, 260) has played in 33 games (27 starts) in three NFL seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2013-15). His career numbers include 139 receptions for 1,737 yards (12.5 avg.) with 10 touchdowns. After missing the majority of 2013 to injury, Kelce has produced two seasons with more than 50 catches. In 2015 he recorded his highest totals, catching 72 passes for 875 yards (12.2 avg.) with five touchdowns, earning his first career Pro Bowl invite. Kelce was selected by Kansas City in the third round (63rd overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft.