His time playing pro football may have wound down, but Jason Kelce’s love for his Philadelphia Eagles keeps ticking.

The veteran center announced his retirement from the NFL after 13 seasons in an emotional press conference Monday, dressed casually in an Eagles tank top and a sentimental watch.

Kelce, 36, wore a discontinued yellow gold Rolex GMT-Master II featuring a green dial and a black ceramic bezel — which, as he revealed on the “Green Light with Chris Long” podcast in February, was a special team commission following the Eagles’ Super Bowl win in 2018.

Philadelphia Eagles' Jason Kelce reacts during an NFL football press conference announcing his retirement in Philadelphia, Monday, March 4, 2024. 7Jason Kelce wore a sentimental watch while announcing his retirement from the NFL on Monday.


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His discontinued yellow gold Rolex GMT-Master II features a green dial and a black ceramic bezel, in a nod to the Philadelphia Eagles’ colors.


Jason Kelce #62 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates after defeating the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 20187

Kelce and some of his teammates commissioned the watches after their 2018 Super Bowl win.

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“Super Bowl rings aren’t fun to wear. First of all, you feel kind of like a douche, a little bit, I feel like, when you’re wearing it. It feels like you’re like, ‘Oh, look at me! I won a Super Bowl!’” he told the host at the time.

“And they’re also really big and clunky. Like, it’s already giving me a blister on my finger. They’re not comfortable. So we all decided — along with a couple other guys on the team — let’s just have Rolexes made commemorating the Super Bowl.”

Their particular model can sell for anywhere from $20,000 to nearly $100,000 on the resale market; it’s most often priced at around $50,000.

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Kelce’s family was in attendance for the emotional announcement.


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The veteran center shed more than a few tears while reflecting on his football career.


Jason Kelce stands on the field after Super Bowl LVIII between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers at Allegiant Stadium on February 11, 2024 in Las Vegas, NV.7

He wore the same timepiece while cheering on brother Travis at the 2024 Super Bowl.

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Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs and Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles watch game six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals in the 2023 NBA Playoffs between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center on May 11, 20237

Travis owns a number of Rolexes himself, including a platinum Day-Date with an ice blue dial.

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After Kelce acknowledged on the podcast that he’s not really “a big watch guy,” Long joked that he’s probably the only man who can pull off styling a Rolex with his signature flip-flops.

It’s not the only Rollie in Kelce’s wardrobe, either; as Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox told PHLY Sports in December, quarterback Jalen Hurts gifted his offensive line Rolexes for Christmas this year.


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Brother Travis Kelce, who supported Jason at Monday’s conference, has quite a collection of the pricey timepieces himself, including Day-Dates in both platinum and yellow gold and a stainless steel Submariner with a black dial and matching bezel.