One of Jason Kelce's teammates isn't optimistic about the Eagles legend's return

Kelce has yet to make a final decision regarding his football future.

Jason Kelce. Philadelphia Eagles
Jason Kelce. Philadelphia Eagles / Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

At least one Philadelphia Eagles player isn't super optimistic that veteran center Jason Kekce will be playing football next season.

While speaking with NBC Philadelphia recently, Eagles offensive tackle Jordan Mailata said that he thought Kelce was having too much fun living his life to return to the game.

"There's no shot," Mailata said. “You’re telling me he’s going shirts off in the games, gambling in the casinos, he’s coming back? No way. He’s having too much fun. He’s out there living his life. And I’m going to miss him for sure, man. This has been the greatest six years of my life for sure, being here in the NFL and getting to meet people like Jason Kelce.”

While it's clear that he has pondered retirement, Kelce has yet to announce an official decision regarding his football future, and fans in Philadelphia are holding out hope that he returns for another season.

Jordan Mailata may not be optimistic, but thankfully, Travis Kelce is here to give Eagles fans hope.

While Mailata doesn't think that Kelce will continue his playing career, Jason's brother, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, has a different opinion, as he seems to think that Jason still has some gas left in the tank.

"I think so,"Travis said last week when asked if he thought Jason would be suiting up for Philadelphia to start next season. "I don't know. I'm not a betting man, but I think he's got some football left in him."

One would think that if anyone had an inkling of what Jason plans to do, it would be his brother. But, we won't know for sure until Jason makes things official.

If Kelce does decide to return for a 14th season, he will be playing under a new offensive coordinator, as the team recently replaced Brian Johnson with Kellen Moore. The Eagles also hired Vic Fangio to be the new defensive coordinator and signed special teams coordinator Michael Clay to an extension.

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