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Jason Kelce retirement news prompts tributes and reactions

The Eagles legend deserves every bit of praise and gratitude he’s bound to receive as he opts to call it a career.

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The Eagles are back in Philly, and while we have yet to hear from the man himself, reports early on Tuesday morning suggest that Jason Kelce told teammates on Monday night he plans to retire. It didn’t take long for current and former teammates, media members, and fans to start celebrating the incredible career of one of the best players to ever suit up for the Eagles franchise.

He’s someone who has meant so much to so many. Kelce’s fierce spirit was lauded on the field by people he played with and from guys around the league, and his kindness off the field was appreciated far and wide.

Kelce deserves every single celebration and tribute that will come his way — and a statue of him in the Mummer suit should absolutely be erected next to Nick Foles and Doug Pederson calling for “Philly Philly”. Kelce is an icon and a future first-ballot Hall of Famer, but he’s also just an awesome guy who cares about everyone he meets.

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