EXCLUSIVE: Travis Kelce-Taylor Swift romance is GOOD for football and the haters should lay off the Chiefs star tight end, say NFL greats Emmitt Smith and Charles Woodson

=tayloris not impacting her boyfriend’s NFL career and performance – despite some fans hating on the pair’s high-profile romance. The Kansas City Chiefs’ Travis Kelce has handled the global glare of publicity brilliantly while maintaining his high standards on the field. But the NFL has effectively used the couple’s love to woo more viewers over the objections of a growing number of fans.

That is the view of NFL icons and Hall Of Famers Emmitt Smith and Charles Woodson, who have exclusively opened up to Daily Mail on the most controversial talking point in sports.With the couple’s parents set to meet in her absence at Monday’s Chiefs-Eagles game in Kansas City, Smith praised Swift and Kelce on how they have handled the global glare of publicity. The ex-Dallas Cowboys legend reckons Kelce is balancing his off-the-field romance and his performances well, despite the pressures of being ‘in the number one seat.’

Smith, the league’s all-time leading rusher, has clapped back at haters for NFL broadcasts featuring the pair so much – insisting it is bringing in new fans. Friend and Oakland Raiders legend Woodson also stood up for Kelce against critics, who have criticized his personal life interfering with his football.

Woodson feels Kelce’s determination burns brighter than ever – and Swift is supporting and encouraging that desire, while not having any adverse effects. The pair op
ened on the hottest talking point in the NFL during a special Las Vegas F! Culinary Kick Off event.

Reports say Kelce and Swift will take their romance to the next level on Monday, with their parents set to meet at Arrowhead Stadium, where his Chiefs will square off with his brother Jason’s Philadelphia Eagles in a Super Bowl rematch.

Oakland Raiders legend Woodson feels their fame is like nothing ever seen in the NFL’s history The 47-year-old former defensive star said: ‘He is in a world he is not ready for. ‘So I would say good luck.