Travis Kelce appears to be headed out of Kansas City. The talk that the Chiefs have been looking to deal the superstar tight end has heated up in recent weeks. That, despite the fact that he's still putting up numbers that make him among the best of the best.

The Chiefs have at least been talking about the chance of getting rid of the tight end while they are "selling high" though that might not actually mean it's going to happen this offseason. KCKingdom is one of those organizations talking about the possibility of Kelce being shipped out.

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That organization believes it's more likely that he will spend one more year in Kansas City. The Chiefs might even be looking to kind of have him tutor his replacement in 2019.

Chiefs looking to draft young tight end in 2019?

There are more than a few people who think Kansas City could be looking to draft a new tight end in this year's draft. That's because there are quite a few different players that could be instant impact players.

Iowa's Noah Fant would certainly fit that bill. So would Texas A&M's Jace Sternberger.

With those kinds of players being available for rookie cheap, it would seem as though trading Travis Kelce would be the thing to do. Of course, they are both young an unpolished. That could mean that while he's not untradeable, he's not tradeable yet.

What is obvious, is that the Chiefs are no longer the kind of team that are really going to deem any player indispensable. That is unless your name is Pat Mahomes. The quarterback is actually the one player on the team that is going to be spending as much time in Kansas City as the Chiefs can possibly allow.

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While Kelce is certainly someone a team would value, his status as someone who could be traded and bring back something of value means he might be on the chopping block, this year or next.

Chiefs aggressively getting younger

Kansas City GM Brett Veach has shown that he understands the value of having young players on the roster. This offseason alone, the team has let Eric Berry, Justin Houston and Dee Ford move on. Tyrann Mathieu, Alex Okafor and Emmanuel Ogbah have taken their places, among others.

Only one player the Kansas City Chiefs have added since the 2018 season ended will be under contract into his 30s.

Travis Kelce is 30. He's a 30-year-old who is still plenty effective, and that makes his value that much better. Following a season where he hauled in 103 receptions, over 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns, his value has never been higher.

The real question is whether or not the Kansas City Chiefs think they have gotten all that they can out of Travis Kelce and whether getting rid of him before the 2019 draft will yield them more than if they get rid of him before the 2020 draft.

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