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The Kansas City Chiefs have extended Travis Kelce’s contract for two more seasons, which would make him the highest-paid tight end in NFL history.

The deal will leave him tied up through the 2027 season and is worth $34.25 million, including $17 million fully guaranteed for this season, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

According to NFL Network, this will make Kelce the highest-paid tight end, previously owned by Darren Waller of the New York Giants, who made $17 million.

Travis Kelce wears a wrestling title belt while interacting with fans during the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on February 14, 2024 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Although contract details were not directly disclosed, it was the Chiefs who announced the news. “We signed the largest tight end contract ever,” the NFL team wrote via X (formerly known as Twitter).

Chiefs quarterback and friend of Kelce, Patrick Mahomes, also reacted to the news via social media. “I told you I’ll never let him go!! Congratulations dude!” Mahomes wrote via X.

Fans were quick to show their support. “4 more years for the GOAT,” one user wrote. Another said: “Well deserved! Good for Travis!”

Kelce has an impressive track record in the game, marked by a series of achievements. He had nine consecutive Pro Bowl selections and four-time first-team All-Pro honors, as well as 93 receptions for 984 yards and five touchdowns. Additionally, he played a pivotal role in securing the Kansas City Chiefs’ second straight Super Bowl victory, marking their third triumph in five seasons.