NFL fines Chiefs' Travis Kelce for 'Foot Locker' blast against referee

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All the money Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is giving up in fines sure could buy a lot of shoes.

The NFL docked Kelce $21,615, including $12,500 for a personal attack on an individual game official after last week’s playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, a person with knowledge of the fine told USA TODAY Sports on Friday.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because those fines aren’t made public.

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The target of Kelce’s criticism was referee Carl Cheffers, whom Kelce told reporters “shouldn’t even be able to work at (expletive) Foot Locker” after a holding penalty wiped out what would’ve been a tying two-point conversion by the Chiefs.

According to multiple reports, Cheffers will be the referee for Super Bowl LI next month in Houston.

The other $9,115 fine for Kelce was the result of his inexplicable decision to deck Steelers defensive back Ross…

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