Video: Jason Kelce's Beard Is a Viking Tribute He Takes VERY Seriously

Video: Jason Kelce's Beard Is a Viking Tribute He Takes VERY Seriously
July 27, 2012, 9:57 pm
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We brought you this glorious shot of a young Santa Claus on Friday, but now return with video of Jason Kelce explaining -- well actually sort of shouting -- the motivation for his remarkable beard.

Turns out it's a tribute to the great Viking warriors of the Middle Ages who "didn't wear armor, because they weren't scared of swords." That's a direct quote.

Kelce says he was first introduced to the idea by a former teammate -- ex-Eagles fullback Owen Schmitt.

Watch as Amy Fadool's perfectly reasonable question receives an even more reasonable response from the profusely sweating second-year pro, who you will swear is about to charge out of your monitor and pillage your home. Oh, and John Smallwood evidently saw The Avengers -- or at least the trailer. [video below]

Bear in mind, Owen Schmitt is also the guy best known for this little incident:

And, yes, Kelce did say the word "Berserker." Language NSFW.

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