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Will this be Jason Kelce's final game?

Jason Kelce
Jason Kelce

Jason Kelce has debated whether or not to hang up the cleats after the last few offseasons.

Will the result of Super Bowl LVII make it an easy decision?

No, says Kelce.

"From everybody I've been told about when you know it's time to retire or not, you just know when you know and it's going to be when you don't want to play football anymore," Kelce said. "I don't think that winning this game is going to determine whether I want to play football or not. I remember talking to Stout (Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach Jeff Stoutland) maybe two years ago, I was like, 'I don't know when that time's going to come or how I'm going to know when to stop,' and he's like, 'You'll know.' He was like, 'You won't want to do it anymore.' I was like, 'I don't think that's ever going to happen.' He's like, 'No, it will happen. Trust me, it will happen.'

"(Former Eagles Offensive Line Coach) Howard Mudd, before he passed, gave me the advice, 'When in doubt, don't.' He said you can use that for anything, not just retirement. I don't know when that's going to happen. Obviously, I contemplate it every offseason at this point. I'm just going to appreciate the next week and a half with the guys in this room and all of the coaches and hopefully put together another special game for the season."

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