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Chiefs TE Travis Kelce passes Jerry Rice for most receptions in postseason history

Travis Kelce's record-setting postseason continued in an AFC Championship Game win over the Baltimore Ravens.

The Chiefs tight end brought in his 152nd postseason reception during the second quarter of Sunday's showdown, passing Jerry Rice for the most catches in NFL playoff history.

Kelce broke a tie with Rice on an 8-yard connection from Patrick Mahomes on a third-and-9 to move into the red zone.

It came up short of the sticks, and Kansas City was unable to convert on the ensuing fourth-down attempt, but it was the latest in a torrid start to the game and a long run of postseason greatness for Kelce.

The 34-year-old entered the game needing seven catches to pass Rice, and he did so on just three drives, with 66 yards and a touchdown at the time of his record-breaker.

Then early in the third quarter, Kelce went over 100 yards receiving for the day on his 10th reception, tying Rice for the most 100-plus yard receiving games in postseason history with eight.

He finished the game with a team-leading 11 receptions and 116 yards, tied for his second-most catches this season and his third-best yardage output. Kelce now has 156 postseason receptions, and is also second all-time with 1,810 postseason receiving yards.

Last week against the Bills, Kelce and Mahomes tied and then passed Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski for the most playoff touchdowns by a quarterback-receiver combination in history.

Kelce ended that Divisional Round win with 16 postseason TDs from Mahomes and 18 overall, and he added a 19th to cap off Kansas City's first drive Sunday against the Ravens with a miraculous falling catch in the end zone.

The score moved him closer to yet another Rice record in his sights -- with four more postseason scores he would move past the Hall of Famer in that regard, as well.

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