A hilarious graphic was shown last weekend during the Chiefs’ 31-17 win over the Chargers, which demonstrated the stark difference in Kelce’s performances this season when his new love interest was not watching him.
Kelce had his best game of the season thus far on Sunday, as he tallied 12 catches for 179 yards and a touchdown.
And while the presence of the ‘Midnights’ singer certainly isn’t cramping Kelce’s style, Parsons thinks he would’ve been performing like this regardless.
‘I saw a stat that Travis Kelce plays better when Taylor Swift is in attendance,’ he said on The Edge with Micah Parsons. ‘Travis Kelce’s my boy, the best tight end in the league for like the past three, four years. So it’s obviously not Taylor Swift.’
CBS showed a graphic of Travis Kelce’s stats when Taylor Swift attends KC Chiefs games
The pair celebrated the Chiefs’ win in style Sunday as the team improved to 6-1
However, the Cowboys linebacker acknowledged that playing in front of Swift has given Kelce more ‘swagger’ and ‘confidence.’
‘But imma’ tell y’all one thing. When there is a bad girl and she’s in attendance, and she’s watching you – that gives you an extra boost of confidence,’ Parsons said. ‘When you pull up to the gym [to play basketball] and your girl’s with you, I don’t care who’s in front of me.
‘Like, without a doubt in my mind, Kawhi Leonard could be in front of me – I gotta give him 30 [points].
‘So you know what Kelce’s doing, I know what’s going on. He was already doing it, so now it’s like, ‘Yeah, I’m gonna do it more now.’ Like it’s a swagger, it’s a confidence when that thing happens, y’all know how it go.’
Swift has attended four of Kelce’s games this season, with the tight end averaging 108 receiving yards in those contests.
Taylor Swift cut a lovestruck figure as new boyfriend Kelce took to the field on Sunday
Meanwhile, he’s averaged just 46.5 yards in the three games that Swift has not attended.
With Swift resuming her Eras Tour in Argentina on November 9, Kelce will soon be ‘left to his own devices,’ as the graphic from CBS read.
For now, Chiefs coach Andy Reid is happy to have her at Arrowhead Stadium.
‘Kelce keeps getting better with time, Taylor can stay around all she wants,’ he said after the game.