UPDATE: 6:38 p.m. Arrowhead Time
San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle broke Kelce’s record.
George Kittle's historic 2018 season is officially in the books:— Joe Fann (@Joe_Fann) December 31, 2018
- 88 catches (#49ers record by a tight end)
- 1,377 yards (NFL record by a tight end)
- 5 touchdowns
- Pro Bowl selection
- Near-lock to be a first- or second-team All-Pro selection
After Tyreek Hill set the Chiefs’ single-season receiving record and Patrick Mahomes became just the third player in NFL history to score 50 touchdowns, Travis Kelce set the single-season yards record among tight ends.
Travis Kelce.— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) December 30, 2018
Records on records.
Kelce eclipsed Rob Gronkowski’s number in 2011 with a 25-yard catch in the fourth quarter.
Kelce also set the Chiefs’ franchise record for most receptions in a single season. The Chiefs are well on their way to clinching the No. 1 seed in the AFC.