Breaking News; Where is Travis Kelce? Why Chiefs tight end isn’t playing vs. Chargers in Week 18 or attending Golden Globes…

Breaking News; Where is Travis Kelce? Why Chiefs tight end isn't playing vs. Chargers in Week 18 or attending Golden Globes...

 

Week 18 means a lot of things in the NFL.

 

Breaking News; Where is Travis Kelce? Why Chiefs tight end isn't playing vs. Chargers in Week 18 or attending Golden Globes...
It means final playoff pushes; it means teams already eliminated from the postseason are focused on upsetting and eliminating teams who need a win to advance; and it means a handful of playoff-bound stars sitting out.

The Chiefs and their players fall into the latter category. The reigning Super Bowl champions have already clinched the third seed in the AFC playoffs, so the results of their game against the Chargers are irrelevant (as long as you don’t count bragging rights, of course).

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes was announced as out almost immediately ahead of the game’s prep, leaving the starting position to Blaine Gabbert. He’s not the only star who will be on the bench, though, as TE Travis Kelce will also get the week off.