During Sunday’s Super Bowl, Travis Kelce was visibly frustrated when the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense was struggling to get things going. After a failed play in the red zone, Kelce grabbed head coach Andy Reid on the sideline and screamed in his face, clearly upset that he wasn’t in the game during a pivotal moment.
Kelce is known for being a dangerous weapon in the red zone and had been a favorite target of Mahomes in previous Super Bowl wins. However, at that point in Sunday’s game, he had not yet logged a catch, adding to his frustration. The Chiefs had made it to the 9-yard line thanks to a 52-yard pass from Patrick Mahomes to Mecole Hardman, but a fumble by Isaiah Pacheco resulted in a turnover, squandering their opportunity to score.
The Chiefs’ mounting frustration and the rare discord on the sideline became apparent as mistakes from both sides made points hard to come by. The team’s offense struggled to capitalize on scoring opportunities and their disappointment was palpable. The outburst directed at Reid by Kelce highlighted the team’s struggles and their frustration with not being able to perform at their best during one of the biggest games of the year.