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Chiefs’ Travis Kelce says 49ers’ George Kittle has taken tight-end play to the next level

Jan 28, 2020 at 9:09 AM--

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark reportedly made his opinion clear on Monday night regarding who is the NFL's best tight end. He called George Kittle, the All-Pro for the San Francisco 49ers, the second-best tight end in the game.

Clearly, he believes his teammate, Travis Kelce, is the best in the NFL. The comment set off a mini-debate during the latest 49ers Webzone No Huddle Podcast, which you can listen to here.

What does Kelce himself, the best tight end in the NFL, according to Clark, think about his 49ers counterpart?

"I think if you were just to compare the run-after-the-catch, he's taken it to a whole other level with the yards he gets after the catch," Kelce told reporters during the Chiefs' media availability at the team hotel on Tuesday morning. "That was something that I really took pride in when I first got into the league."

Kittle is often viewed as the most complete tight end in the league because of his ability to hurt an opponent with his pass-catching and run-blocking skills. He and his 49ers are hoping to overshadow Kelce, a player Kittle has long admired, and the Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV.

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