The Philadelphia Eagles center, Jason Kelce, surpasses Jon Runyan’s record of most consecutive starts for the team in NFL history. He makes his 145th consecutive start against the New York Jets, which is the highest by a player for the Eagles. When he was asked about it, he said,
“I’m not talking about it… I’m not superstitious about much, but I’m not talking about that.”
So far, he has played in 182 games for them and has always started in them. This means Jason Kelce has always started for the Eagles in all the games he has played. Well, this is more than an achievement in his career, along with other honors with the team from over a decade.
Kelce was picked up by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2011 draft and was the 191st overall pick. Yes, a player who was the 191st pick in an NFL draft has gone on to play nearly 200 games for the team.
He has been an integral part of the team since his debut and has been their first-choice center since 2013. He also started in the Super Bowl LII and played a major role in their successful campaign.
Truly, he is a legend in the books of the Eagles and has his place sealed in the Hall of Fame list.
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- Super Bowl Champion (LII)
- 5x NFL First All-Pro team (2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022)
- 6x Pro Bowl (2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022)
- Full name: Jason Daniel Kelce
- Date of birth: November 5, 1987
- Age: 35 years old
- Nationality: American
- Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
- Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
- College: Cincinnati
- NFL Draft: 2011/ 191 pick overall
- Games played: 181
- Games started: 181
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