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Longtime Chief Tony Gonzalez hopes Chiefs fans get trophy

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Posted at 4:17 PM, Jan 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-31 17:17:58-05

MIAMI — Two of the NFL’s best tight ends will square off Sunday in Super Bowl LIV.

Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs and George Kittle of the San Francisco 49ers are considered among the best at their position.

Both are chasing the career of the only first-ballot Hall of Fame tight end in history – former Kansas City Chief Tony Gonzalez.

Winning wasn’t unusual for Gonazalez’s teams, which included two 13-3 seasons. The other thing that wasn’t unusual during his time at Arrowhead was the support of the fans.

“The fans are really important, and they love that team through thick and thin,” Gonzelez told 41 Action News sports director Mick Shaffer on Friday. “We had losing records and still had sold out crowds.

Gonzalez said he spoke to team president and owner Clark Hunt on Thursday night, and said you could see the happiness in his eyes.

“I’m really, really pulling for them,” Gonzalez said. “I can’t wait to see that confetti drop and to see them get that trophy.”