Philadelphia Eagles Legend, future NFL Hall-of-Famer and All-Pro center Jason Kelce announced his retirement at a press conference today.

Kelce announced his retirement after 13 years in the NFL. He spent his entire career as a Philadelphia Eagle.

A tearful and emotional Kelce announced his retirement in front of his brother, Travis, his mother, Donna, father, Ed, his wife, Kylie and Head Coach Nick Sirianni and a handful of others today.

Kelce is a seven-time Pro Bowler and six-time All-Pro selection. He was a member of the Eagles 2017 Super Bowl Championship team. The first and only Lombardi Trophy, during the Super Bowl era.

Kelce, dressed in a Mummer’s outfit made a epic speech at the Eagles Super Bowl parade. His retirement press conference lasted about 40 minutes and is one that will always be remembered.

In 2023, the Eagles made it to Super Bowl LVII, but came up short against the Kansas City Chiefs. Jason and his younger brother Travis,an All-Pro tight end for the Chiefs, became – the first two brothers to play against each other in a Super Bowl.

The 36 year-old Kelce was a sixth round draft pick in the 2011 NFL draft. He played in and started 193 games in his career.

Earlier this season, Kelce broke a long-held Eagles record for most consecutive starts. His boy has taken a beating throughout his great career, but you could always count on him every Sunday.

In 2012, Kelce tore his MCL and suffered a partial tear to his ACL. In 2018, he played through the season with a Grade 2 MCL sprain and injuries to his foot, elbow and shoulder.

Jason and Travis Kelce host the top rated New Heights podcast. Jason was also featured in a documentary titled “Kelce” during the Eagles 2023 season.

Jason and his wife, Kylie have three young children — Wyatt, 4, Elliotte, 3, and Bennett, 12 months.

It was a privilege and honor to watch and cheer for Jason Kelce. He represented the Eagles and the city of Philadelphia with pride and dignity. His jersey number 62 will be retired someday and five years from now be elected to the NFL Hall of Fame.

Philadelphia Eagles legend Jason Kelce. Photo courtesy of Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images


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