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NFL: Travis Kelce surpasses Jerry Rice with 152nd place finish in playoffs

NFL: Travis Kelce surpasses Jerry Rice with 152nd place finish in playoffs

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Travis Kelce's playoff prowess continued on Sunday, during the American League Championship Series between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Baltimore Ravens.

In the second quarter, the Chiefs' star tight end had the 152nd possession in a postseason game, passing great Jerry Rice for the first time in NFL history.

An eight-yard reception on a pass from Patrick Mahomes allowed Kelce to set up the new marker, and Kansas City to get into the drive zone.

The Chiefs were then stopped on fourth down a half-yard short.

The 34-year-old Kelce needed seven passes to get past Rice, and he did so on just three offensive plays, racking up 66 yards in the process.

He finally capped off a successful afternoon by catching every one of Mahomes' 11 passes his way — a total of 156 catches — setting the stage for a 17-10 win and another Super Bowl appearance.

Last week, in their win over the Buffalo Bills, Kelce and Mahomes passed Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski (with New England and Tampa Bay) for the most touchdowns between a quarterback and a receiver.

The 87th home run in Sunday's game against the Ravens was the 19th time he and Mahomes have connected for a touchdown in the playoffs.

With four more landing spots on the postseason schedule, he will pass Kelce Rice in that regard as well.

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