Jason Kelce Calls Out Claims His Super Bowl Ring Was ‘Stolen’: ‘This Is Incorrect’

The former Philadelphia Eagles star lost his 2018 Super Bowl ring during a live event on April 11 at the University of Cincinnati

<p>Ryan Kang/Getty</p> Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on from the sideline before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs

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Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on from the sideline before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Jason Kelce clarified that he doesn't think his Super Bowl ring was stolen when it went missing during a live New Heights taping

  • The former Eagles center said he thinks it was "accidentally thrown in the trash" after reviewing "video evidence" from the event

  • Jason said previously that he's "already put the insurance claim in" for the lost ring

After Jason Kelce revealed his 2018 Super Bowl ring went missing during a recent live event in Cincinnati, the retired NFL star is clarifying what he thinks happened to the valuable keepsake.

The ring went missing on April 11, when Jason, 36, and his brother Travis Kelce hosted a live event for their podcast, New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce, at the University of Cincinnati. One of the games they played had fans searching through a pool of Cincinnati-style chili for Jason's actual Super Bowl ring, which he frequently jokes about losing around his house, and several replica versions.

On an April 17 episode recapping the event, Jason told Travis, 34, that he and the event staff weren't able to find the ring after the taping wrapped.

Jason said the New Heights team attempted to sift through the chili once more the next day to find the ring, but had no luck. "We have still yet to find it," the former Eagles player said.

"All of this stuff has been thrown away, so I think we can safely assume that my Super Bowl ring is now in a landfill, someplace in the Cincinnati Tri-State area," Jason added.

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On the April 24 episode of their podcast, Travis brought up the lost ring with their guest, comedian Andrew Santino, who said, "That seems like such a hard thing to lose."

Travis said, "Dude, you don't lose it. Somebody steals it," to which Jason replied that there was "some video evidence" of the ring's last known whereabouts.

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After the episode's release, Jason's comment about "video evidence" was seemingly misconstrued, and the Super Bowl winner clarified a report on X (formerly known as Twitter) saying Jason suggested the ring had been stolen.

"This is incorrect, and not what I was saying, I do not think it was stolen," Jason responded to the report. "Based on the video evidence we do have I think it was accidentally thrown in the trash while cleaning up," he added.

One user who replied to Jason's response got the former NFL star's attention when they said, "Calling out incorrect articles should be your new career. Give you something to do until you get a real job."

Jason jokingly replied, "That’s way [too] busy of a job to take on."

During the initial reveal that he had lost the ring, Jason said the "only thing" he could think of to explain what happened to the sock with his ring in it is that it "got kicked out of the way, and it made its way out of the pool and was thrown away in some shape or form."

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Tim Nwachukwu/Getty; David Eulitt/Getty Jason Kelce, Travis Kelce
Tim Nwachukwu/Getty; David Eulitt/Getty Jason Kelce, Travis Kelce

He also told listeners he's already contacted his insurance company to report the missing ring. "We've already put the insurance claim in, which I think the insurance company might have some things to say about whether they're gonna do that," Jason shared.

Travis chimed in, joking, "100%, they're gonna have — especially if you're gonna tell the entire world how you lost it."

Jason and the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl in 2018, when they defeated the New England Patriots 41-33.

On March 4, Jason officially announced his retirement from the NFL after 13 seasons in a tearful 40-minute speech.

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