Kelce caught seven of 10 passes for 108 yards during Saturday's 31-13 win over the Colts. Like he has all season, Kelce was there to deliver crucial blows against the Chiefs' opponent Saturday. Perhaps none of Kelce's catches hurt more than his 30-yard catch-and-run up the seam late in the second quarter. After dominating throughout the first half, the Colts had swung the momentum with a blocked punt for a touchdown before Kelce cut up their defense on the very next offensive play to help lead to a Chiefs touchdown that placed them up by three scores before halftime. He'll have a tough matchup no matter whether the Chiefs take on the Chargers or Patriots in the AFC championship game. Kelce combined for 13 catches for 128 yards on 24 targets in three games against those squads this season
Kelce caught five passes (nine targets) for 62 yards in Sunday's 35-3 win over the Raiders. It wasn't a huge fantasy performance by any means, but Kelce was able to set an NFL record for receiving yards by a tight end in a single season with 1,336. That record lasted for less than an hour, however, as 49ers tight end George Kittle had a monster second half and also took down Rob Gronkowski's record shortly after Kelce had. Even though he currently sits second on the all-time list, it's hard to find holes in the star tight end's 2018 regular season. Expect Kelce to be heavily involved in the gameplan regardless of opponent in the divisional round of the playoffs.
Kelce brought in seven of nine targets for 61 yards in the Chiefs' 29-28 loss to the Chargers on Thursday. Kelce's reception total was tops on the Chiefs, while his receiving yardage checked in behind only that of Damien Williams'. The seven-year pro now has consecutive seven-catch efforts, and he's tallied no less than six grabs and as many as 12 in seven straight games. Kelce will look to continue filling his expansive role in Kansas City's high-octane attack against the Seahawks in a Week 16 Sunday night interconference battle.
Kelce caught 10 of 15 targets for 127 yards and a touchdown in Monday night's 54-51 loss to the Rams. Kelce was a consistent presence in Monday's scoring explosion, leading the Chiefs in targets and tying Tyreek Hill for the lead in receptions. Although Hill went off for a career-high 215 yards, Kelce's 127 still marked a season best. Furthermore, his four-yard touchdown during the third quarter gave him seven on the season and four over his last four games. That sends the All-Pro tight end into Kansas City's bye week on a strong recent run.
Kelce brought in six of seven targets for 46 yards in the Chiefs' 26-14 win over the Cardinals on Sunday. He also fumbled once. Kelce checked in second in receptions and targets behind Tyreek Hill on the afternoon, but he failed to top 50 yards for the first time since the opening week of the season. The 29-year-old was also targeted in the end zone by Patrick Mahomes but was unable to come up with what would have been his seventh touchdown of the campaign. Despite the drop in overall production, Kelce still delivered a relatively PPR-friendly performance and will look to play an even bigger role in the Week 11 Monday night showdown against the Rams in Mexico City.
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