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Travis Kelce Knee Injury: Details and Timetable Reported, Update from Jason Kelce

Two major updates came Wednesday morning regarding Travis Kelce's knee injury, with some news from Ian Rapoport and a story from Jason Kelce.

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid slowed the NFL world down to a halt on Tuesday when he announced that superstar tight end Travis Kelce had "hyperextended his knee" during Tuesday's practice. On Wednesday morning, two key updates came from one NFL insider and Kelce's All-Pro brother.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network provided the details, specifically calling Kelce's injury "a bone bruise," a good sign for Kelce's long-term health but still severe enough to keep his status unknown for Thursday night when the Chiefs host the Detroit Lions.

"He suffered a hyperextended knee during practice," Rapoport said on NFL Network. "Now, sources say there is no structural damage here. Not considered to be a long-term injury. That, above all, I know we're talking about tomorrow night, but above all, that is the most important thing for Travis Kelce. That said, there was some swelling — I would say some real, significant swelling that needs to go down in order for him to get back on the field. He's going to be re-assessed today."

Wednesday morning's next update came from Kelce's brother, All-Pro Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce. Appearing on the WIP Morning Show in Philadelphia, Jason discussed his own hyperextension story and provided some optimism for Travis's return.

"Talked to him yesterday and I've done the same thing," Jason Kelce said. "You just plant or you do something and your knee hyperextends... If I'm being truthful, the last time I did this, I was making a bonfire outside and I thought I was strong enough to kick a piece of wood in half and I hyperextended my knee and did the same thing, bone bruise."

Jason acknowledged that his bonfire-based hyperextension did happen in the middle of a season but noted that he didn't miss any game time. Then, he returned to Travis's update.

"I know he's got some swelling going on, but it sounds like as long as they can get that down, he's gonna have a chance to go," Jason said. "The ligaments and everything are intact, structurally, from what we know right now, his knee's fine. So really it's about getting that swelling down and then seeing how bruised that bone is."

He described the issues that can come with the pain of a bone bruise on a spot "that's rubbing all the time" before delivering the most optimistic update.

"I think he's gonna be good to go," Jason said. "I really do."