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The Travis Kelce the Chiefs saw last year? He thinks he will be better

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

We have an excellent interview from Travis Kelce that you need to listen to. The Kansas City Chiefs TE was in Cleveland (wearing Cavs jerseys) and spoke with a Cleveland radio station.

Check out this quote from Kelce:

"Everybody last year thought I wasn't getting the reps I was supposed to at the beginning of the year but in reality I only had about a month before training camp where I was allowed to start running ... If I went out there playing more snaps than I did, I mean who knows. I might not have been able to make it. My knee still wasn't full strength last year which is why I'm excited about this year. Now I get the time to take a full offseason and get my legs ready and get my upper body and my explosiveness back that I know I really had. I didn't really feel that comfortable out there on the field but we made it work."

So you're telling me the 67-catch, 862-yard Travis Kelce we saw last year WAS NOT AT FULL STRENGTH?!?!?!?

Watch out, NFL. My goodness, watch out.

Two other things: Kelce has no idea where he got the nickname Zeus. "I'll take it all day," he said. He's also watching 2004-07 Tony Gonzalez tape this offseason. Oh my...

The interview with the Cleveland station is three parts. Check them all out below.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

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