21. TE Travis Kelce
The numbers are simply astonishing. It’s worth noting that Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has been part of Andy Reed’s team since both joined the franchise in 2013. The former University of Cincinnati standout was a third-round draft choice that year. His career resume is even more impressive when you consider he played in only one game during his rookie campaign — and he didn’t even catch a pass.
There have been 127 regular-season games with 120 starts. Kelce has totaled 704 receptions for 9,006 yards and 57 scores. Dating back to 2016, the seven-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro has totaled at least 80 catches and rolled up 1,000-plus yards each year. And that current streak began with quarterback Alex Smith and has continued with prolific signal-caller Patrick Mahomes.
It’s also worth noting that only Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerry Rice (151) and reliable Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (118) have more career postseason receptions than Kelce (106). But the big question in 2022 will be what kind of production the nine-year pro will have without speedster Tyreek Hill (now with the Dolphins) on the field. Could Mahomes be relying on Kelce even more over the next few seasons?