Travis Kelce is the best tight end in the NFL and the KC Chiefs are lucky to have him.
The first goal Afseth pointed to was for Kelce to raise his touchdown total in 2020, which won’t be difficult at all. Kelce had just five touchdowns this past season, which seems hard to believe, but is accurate. This comes after he had a career high of ten touchdowns in the 2018 season and looked to be on his way to building on that number every year afterwards.
"There is even more for opposing teams to have to worry about in the Chiefs’ offense after a successful offseason, which should help to open things up more for Kelce. Between the selection of Clyde Edwards-Helaire in the NFL Draft and potential development from Mecole Hardman in his second-season, more help is on the way.More from Travis Kelce NewsWhat Chiefs Players Will Be on Next Year’s NFL Top 100?This Travis Kelce Receiving Yards Prop is Wildly DisrespectfulBREAKING NEWS: Travis Kelce’s Marvelous Mustache is BACK! (Photos Inside)Bet $5, Win $150 INSTANTLY Betting THIS Travis Kelce Prop With DraftKings Kansas PromoPatrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce Both Named to Madden 24’s “99 Club”"
Kelce definitely was a focal point by opposing defenses this past season and that made it tougher for him to bulldoze his way into the end zone. Hopefully he’s able to be more of a red zone threat in 2020 because the Chiefs could really benefit from having him open in the end zone.
The next goal for Kelce per Afseth was for him to lead all tight ends in receiving yards, which he did in 2019. Not only did Kelce lead tight ends in receiving yards this past season, but he trailed only three players in that category. Tight end talent has gotten better (especially with Gronk back in the league), but Kelce is the best of the best and should be able to attain this goal.
The final goal listed by Afseth is for Kelce to earn a First-Team All-Pro nod.
"Kelce’s 2019 campaign was impressive and ended in a Second-Team All-Pro nod with Kittle earning the top honor. They were the only two tight ends to receive votes and Kittle (33) nearly doubled Kelce (17) in the results.Managing to earn a First-Team All-Pro nomination would further build Kelce’s already impressive NFL resume. It would also help to stake his claim as the top player at his position in the whole league, too."
As mentioned previously, there is some top tier talent at the tight end position that could make it tougher for Kelce to achieve these honors, but his play speaks for himself and if he can accomplish the first two goals, then this is very realistic for Kelce.
The Kansas City Chiefs are lucky to have Travis Kelce and even with him being 30 years old, he’s shown no signs of slowing down and each of these three goals are very achievable for the Chiefs tight end.