Eagles center Jason Kelce has reportedly told his teammates he is retiring

Philadelphia Eagles center and future Hall of Famer Jason Kelce has told his teammates he is retiring, league sources said. ESPN.

Kelce, considered one of the best centers in NFL history, made the announcement in the locker room after the Eagles' 32-9 wild-card playoff loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported in a post. On that day X.

Associated Press and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo Also reported the news.

NBC News reached out to the Eagles and a representative for the 36-year-old Gells for comment, but did not receive responses.

Kelce declined to answer questions about his future in the locker room.

“Not today,” he told reporters who approached his locker NBC Sports.

Kelce, who played through the 2023 season on a one-year deal and is set to become a free agent in March, is the fifth center in NFL history with at least six All-Pro selections. The other four are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

He is considered as one of the most important players Philadelphia's controversial “Dush Bush” plays. Kelce leads QB Jalen Hurts — and their motivated teammates — on Philadelphia's most efficient short-yardage plays.

His apparent retirement came after the Eagles dropped six of their last seven games after starting the season 10-1. Last season, the Eagles lost a last-second thriller to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl.

Kelce, late in his career, gained a level of fame not usually enjoyed by players who play one of football's most anonymous positions.

He was named as one People Magazine's Sexiest Men Alive Campbell's has been a successful advertising personality pitching soup and similar products Wave wash Detergent

Kelce is close to his brother and podcast partner, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce — who is known as Boyfriend. Taylor Swift.

A native of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, he leans heavily into Philadelphia culture and is one of Brotherly Love's most famous sportsmen's cities.

Days after winning the 2018 Super Bowl, the Kelce A “Mummers” costume To the Victory Parade. Exotic mummers getups a A beloved tradition Philadelphia Celebrations.

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