Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce recently underwent surgery on his shoulder, Chiefs coach Andy Reid told The Star at the NFL Combine.
“Trav had his shoulder done — he had it cleaned up,” Reid said Wednesday.
When asked if it was a major injury, Reid shook his head.
“No, I don’t think so,” Reid said. “He’ll probably miss some time throughout the offseason, but he’ll be ready, I believe, for camp.”
Kelce was listed on the injury report once this season because of a shoulder injury, before the Chiefs’ Dec. 4 game against the Atlanta Falcons.
He was a full practice participant that day, however, and appeared in all 16 games this year, leading the team with 85 catches and 1,125 receiving yards while scoring four touchdowns.
Reid was also asked Wednesday if he noticed a change in Kelce, who also had a few colorful incidents, including calling the Chiefs’ offensive playcalling “conservative” in a loss and throwing a towel at a ref that led to an ejection in a win.
“The only thing I saw that probably changed was he dated 51 women before training camp, but other than that I don’t know,” Reid said, referring to Kelce’s reality show, ‘Catching Kelce.’ “He did a pretty good job for us. I could really do without the TV shows. I like him as a football player, and he’s very good at that. I think he’s grown up a lot throughout the year and understood the responsibility that he has on being a player on our team. I think he’ll continue to see that – he’s high octane. There’s not a lot of guys that love to play the game more than this kid loves to play and sometimes that gets out of control, so he’s got to reign that in. He’ll do that this year. He’ll reign it in better than he did it last year, continue to grow.”