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Travis Kelce responds to Aaron Rodgers’ COVID-19 vaccine dig: ‘Mr. Pfizer vs. the Johnson and Johnson household’

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New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers not too long ago took a dig at Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce over his current partnership with Pfizer in prompting the COVID-19 vaccine, however on Friday the two-time Tremendous Bowl champion responded together with his personal dig. 

Kelce, 33, was requested by reporters throughout a press convention forward of Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings about Rodgers’ feedback from earlier this week wherein he not directly referred to as Kelce “Mr. Pfizer.” 

New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers waves to soccer followers earlier than an NFL soccer sport between the Jets and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, Sunday, October 1, 2023, in East Rutherford, N.J.  (AP Picture/Frank Franklin II)

“I believed it was fairly good,” Kelce mentioned with fun. 

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“I imply, with the stache proper now I appear to be a man named Mr. Pfizer. Who knew I would get into the vax wars with Aaron Rodgers, man? Mr. Pfizer vs. the Johnson and Johnson household over there,” Kelce quipped in reference to Jets proprietor Woody Johnson, an inheritor of the Johnson & Johnson firm. 

Rodgers made the comment throughout his weekly look on “The Pat McAfee Present” after the Jets 23-20 loss to the Chiefs

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Travis Kelce, #87 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, reacts on the sidelines in the course of the third quarter of an NFL soccer sport in opposition to the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on October 1, 2023, in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Kevin Sabitus/Getty Photographs)

“There’s some form of ethical victory on the market that we hung with the champs and that our protection performed properly,” Rodgers mentioned. “Pat [Mahomes] didn’t have a loopy sport, and ‘Mr. Pfizer,’ we shut him down. He didn’t have a loopy influence sport. Clearly, he had some yards and stuff, however I felt like, for probably the most half, we performed actually robust on protection and performed properly the final three quarters.” 

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Kelce has been featured in commercials for the pharmaceutical big prompting each its COVID-19 and flu vaccines. 

When requested in regards to the partnership, Kelce doubled down on his perception within the vaccine. 

“As soon as I obtained the vaccine – I obtained it due to holding myself secure, holding my household secure, the individuals on this constructing. So yeah, I stand by it one thousand p.c. Totally comfy with him calling me Mr. Pfizer.” 

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Travis Kelce, #87 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, celebrates a catch in opposition to the New York Jets in the course of the fourth quarter within the sport at MetLife Stadium on October 1, 2023, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Elsa/Getty Photographs)

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Rodgers has been outspoken about his opposition to the vaccine all through the pandemic and afterward. In 2021, he was sidelined as a result of a fractured toe, which many speculated was “COVID toe,” a aspect impact that he famously debunked when he confirmed his naked foot to reporters throughout a press convention. 

Fox Information’ Ryan Morik contributed to this report. 

 

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