Travis Kelce called ‘Travis Swift’ in Chiefs-Dolphins NFL playoff preview

Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift’s romance is going strong — much like the NFL’s obsession with the couple.

In a new video hyping Saturday’s wild-card playoff game between the Chiefs and Dolphins, the NFL referred to the Kansas City tight end as “Travis Swift” while breaking down the All-Pro’s stats.

“The Dolphins didn’t lock wideouts up this year … they gave up a 108.3 rate to tight ends, seven touchdowns, only one pick, and now they take on Travis Swift,” the voiceover said in the NFL video.

The video also featured previous clips of Swift supporting Kelce at Arrowhead Stadium, including her famous handshake with Brittany Mahomes, the wife of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, during Kansas City’s 31-17 win against the Chargers on Oct. 22.

The NFL’s video, which was shared Tuesday, even highlighted the “Cruel Summer” singer’s visit to Gillette Stadium on Dec. 20, when she was featured on the Jumbotron during the Chiefs’ 27-17 win over New England.

Not the NFL calling him Travis Swift Kelce ijbol pic.twitter.com/E7P8s0gPoR

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Fans had a field day on social media over the not-so-subtle Swift mention.

“I hope he meant ‘swift’ as in fast. But not Taylor ‘Swift,’” one person posted on X, while another called it an “unprofessional” move by the NFL.

However, some Swifties were all for it and praised the couple, who went public with their relationship in October.

Taylor Swift and Brittany Mahomes have a BFF handshake. #ChiefsKingdom

(via NFL) pic.twitter.com/l0cBd6PzZk

— Sunday Night Football on NBC (@SNFonNBC) October 22, 2023

Taylor Swift and Brittany Mahomes celebrate a touchdown during the second quarter of the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on October 22, 2023 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Earlier in the week, the Chiefs’ X account posted their own playoff preview video, which was themed after a Hallmark movie and included a few Swift references.

Swift, 34, has become a staple at Chiefs games this year and has attended nine so far.

The 12-time Grammy winner was not present during the Chiefs’ regular-season finale against the Chargers on Sunday, with Kelce and Mahomes sitting out the 13-12 win.

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce runs the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders Monday, Dec. 25, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo.
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Taylor Swift at the Chiefs-Patriots game at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 20, 2023.

Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce at Miracle Christmas popup bar in Kansas City in December 2023.

Swift attended the Golden Globes at the Beverly Hilton instead.

The singer’s “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” concert film received a nomination for Cinematic and Box Office Achievement but lost to Margot Robbie’s “Barbie.”

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Swift has been spending more time with Kelce, 34, while on hiatus from her Eras Tour, which picks back up in February.

Kelce is reportedly set to join her on tour in the offseason.

The two-time Super Bowl champion has already asked the singer’s father, Scott Swift, for her hand in marriage, according to Page Six.