When will Travis Kelce retire?

Travis Kelce isn’t punching his ticket to retirement just yet. The Kansas City Chiefs’ standout tight end, who recently inked a lucrative two-year deal, has no immediate plans to hang up his cleats.

Despite being 34, Kelce shows no signs of slowing down. With an impressive resume boasting nine consecutive Pro Bowl selections and a knack for racking up receptions and receiving yards season after season, he remains a vital asset to the Chiefs’ offense.


When questioned about his future beyond the gridiron, Kelce remained coy about setting a retirement date, emphasizing his commitment to playing as long as his body allows. “I love coming to work every single day,” he remarked, highlighting his passion for the game. However, he acknowledged the allure of opportunities outside of football, including ventures into acting, hosting a game show, and delving into media with his podcast endeavors alongside his brother, Jason Kelce.

While Kelce’s new contract secures his presence on the field for the foreseeable future, it doesn’t entirely shut the door on retirement speculation, leaving room for potential reassessment depending on the Chiefs’ performance and his own career trajectory.

As Kansas City vies for a historic third consecutive Super Bowl victory, Kelce continues to chase the legacy of legendary tight ends before him. Despite trailing in certain career statistics behind the likes of Tony Gonzalez, Jason Witten, and Antonio Gates, Kelce’s relentless drive and enduring talent ensure his place among the NFL’s elite at his position.