The Kansas City Chiefs had just eked out a narrow win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Oct. 10 when tight end Travis Kelce’s post-game interview was interrupted by a familiar face: teammate Patrick Mahomes. “I love this dude right here, baby!” the quarterback cried as he ran over and wrapped Kelce in a hug. “This my dawg!”
The candid display of affection was par for the course for Kelce, 33, and Mahomes, 27, who have been teammates and close friends since the latter was a first-round draft pick for the Chiefs in 2017.
Their bromance is such that even Mahomes’ wife Brittany poked fun at their connection, sharing a clip of the interview to Twitter and joking that she was “getting jealous of this love.” When Mahomes and Brittany, his high school sweetheart, tied the knot in Hawaii in March, Kelce was by the athlete’s side as a groomsman — and Kelce’s then-girlfriend, Kayla Nicole, even served as one of Brittany’s bridesmaids.