Travis Kelce wins Derrick Thomas MVP award


TAMPA, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 07: Travis Kelce #87 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks on in Super Bowl LV against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs awarded tight end Travis Kelce with the Derrick Thomas Most Valuable Player award.

The award goes to the organization’s MVP as voted on by the players and coaches.

Kelce finished the season second in receiving yards with 1,416, which is an NFL record for tight ends.

It was also his record-fifth consecutive season with at least 1,000 yards receiving.

Kelce hauled in 11 touchdowns in the regular season in 15 games. He added three more in the postseason.

He was also the Chiefs nominee for the Walter Payton Man of the Year award.



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