If Swifties have been hoping to see Taylor Swift take over the NFL for 3 weeks in a row, they have been rapidly disenchanted.
Followers tuning in to CBS’ broadcast of the match up between the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and the Minnesota Vikings Oct. 8 may need observed that there have been fewer references to the “Anti-Hero” singer and no fast pictures of her celebrating a landing.
That’s as a result of in keeping with the published announcer, the 33-year-old pop icon wasn’t in attendance to look at Travis Kelce, who she is rumored to be relationship, and his teammates after supporting them in individual for his or her final two video games.
“Seven phrases I believed would by no means depart my lips in my profession: Taylor Swift will not be on the recreation,” commentator Jim Nantz stated through the broadcast.
‘The digital camera then panned to indicate one Swiftie holding a “The place’s Taylor?” and one other pair of Vikings followers who wore customized “Swiftie” jerseys with the quantity 89, a reference to Swift’s (and Kelce’s) beginning yr and upcoming “1989 (Taylor’s Model)” album.
Nantz joked, “(Swift) was questionable all week, but it surely seems prefer it’s formally inactive.”
Followers shared just a few humorous reactions on social media after studying that Swift wouldn’t attend the Chiefs-Vikings.
“I deeply relate to taylor swift’s urge to not wish to watch the minnesota vikings play soccer,” one individual wrote on X, previously often called Twitter.
One other stated they have been “switching again to the bravo under deck marathon” after realizing Swift wasn’t cheering from the stands.
The Athletic managed to incorporate a reference to one of many musician’s songs in its submit about Swift’s absence.
“If you happen to have been tuning in to the Chiefs-Vikings recreation to see Taylor Swift, you’ll simply should image her in your wildest desires,” the intelligent tweet stated. “She will not be in attendance in Minnesota to look at Travis Kelce.”
Talking of Kelce, Chiefs followers briefly panicked after seeing the tight finish undergo a non-contact ankle damage proper earlier than halftime. Kelce threw his helmet on the bottom in frustration after getting harm and limped off the sphere into the locker room.
After getting his ankle wrapped throughout halftime, he returned to the sphere within the third quarter and checked again into the sport.
He appeared to make a fast enchancment and made a “circus catch,” as Nantz stated, throughout an enormous play.
On the identical drive, he scored a landing.
“Kelce, comes off the x-ray desk and finds the tip zone!” Nantz stated.
Commentator and retired NFL star Tony Romo laughed and stated, “I see what you probably did there.”