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Tommy Kelly

Tommy Kelly - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 325 lbs.
Birthday 12/27/1980
Birthplace Jackson, MS
College Mississippi State
Years played 10

New England Patriots: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the New England Patriots, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

With Brady deal, Pats again a step ahead

Posted Feb. 26, 2013 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Patriots haven't won a Super Bowl in nearly a decade, yet they proved again that they are almost always the smartest, most innovative NFL club.

Patriots sign Brady to extension through 2017

Posted Feb. 26, 2013 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
QB Tom Brady signed a three-year extension with the Patriots, keeping him in New England through 2017, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King reported.

Report: Patriots OT Vollmer has knee scope

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Patriots ORT Sebastian Vollmer underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his knee, according to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald.

Patriots CB Dennard found guilty of assaulting a police officer

Posted Feb. 20, 2013 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
A jury found Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard guilty of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest, stemming from an April 21 incident in Lincoln, Neb.

Patriots sign former CFL DL Vega

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
The Patriots signed former CFL D-lineman Jason Vega, the team announced on Tuesday.

Redskins sign DT Brace

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Redskins signed former Patriots second-round pick DT Ron Brace on Thursday.

Insider: Time is catching up to Brady

Posted Jan. 27, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
An NFL insider didn't like what he saw from Tom Brady in the AFC Championship game, and wonders if the we're seeing a player in decline.

NFL: Brady fined $10K for 'aggressive slide'

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
The NFL has fined Patriots QB Tom Brady $10,000 for an "aggressive slide" in Sunday's AFC championship game against the Ravens.

NFL looking into Brady's slide vs. Ravens

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The NFL is looking into Tom Brady's leg-up slide that hit Ravens safety Ed Reed in the AFC championship game.

Patriots almost end Super Bowl loser curse

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
A look at the recent Super Bowl losers who returned the following season to post double-digit wins.

Brady's slide draws ire of Ravens safety Pollard

Posted Jan. 21, 2013 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's foot-up slide in the AFC championship game did not sit well with Ravens SS Bernard Pollard.

Ravens' 'D' stymies Brady yet again

Posted Jan. 21, 2013 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Columnist Ron Borges writes of Tom Brady's recent troubles when facing the Ravens.

Flacco's three TDs help give Ravens AFC title

Posted Jan. 20, 2013 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
John Harbaugh and his Ravens set up a family reunion at the Super Bowl, shutting down the Patriots 28-13 Sunday in the AFC championship game.

Friday injury report for conference championships

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the conference championships, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 27, 2013
The Oakland Raiders have released Kelly, cutting ties with their longest-tenured position player on the roster.||||||| Kelly signed a $50.1 million, seven-year contract to remain with Oakland in 2008. He was owed $6.5 million this year before being cut. Kelly had one sack in 16 games last season.
Posted Sept. 17, 2008
Kelly accepted responsibility for his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence, saying he made a bad mistake.||||||| Kelly went out drinking Sunday night after the Raiders returned from a road trip to Kansas City. He was booked at Oakland's Glenn E. Dyer Detention Facility on Monday and later released. Kelly acknowledged that he is under more scrutiny this season after signing a seven-year contract in the offseason that was worth up to $50.5 million and included $18.125 million in guaranteed money. Coach Lane Kiffin sat down with Kelly on Wednesday to talk about the situation.
Posted Sept. 16, 2008
Kelly was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Authorities say Kelly was booked at Oakland's Glenn E. Dyer Detention Facility on Monday and later released.||||||| The Raiders signed Kelly to a $50.5 million contract this year even though the veteran defensive lineman was coming off a serious knee injury that cut his 2007 season short. Kelly had surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Kelly replaced Warren Sapp as the anchor of the Raiders' defensive line.
Posted Feb. 29, 2008
The Raiders resigned Kelly on Thursday to a seven-year contract that reportedly could be worth more than $50 million. Kelly, coming off reconstructive knee surgery, was set to become an unrestricted free agent on Friday. But the Raiders pre-empted that with a lucrative contract that guarantees Kelly more than $18 million.||||||| Keeping Kelly was an offseason priority for Oakland after defensive tackle Warren Sapp retired. Kelly was the team's most consistent defensive lineman last season before sustaining the season-ending knee injury Oct. 28 against Tennessee. Kelly's versatility is one of his biggest strengths as he is able to play inside at tackle or outside at end. He finished 2007 with 27 solo tackles, one sack and a blocked kick.
Posted Oct. 31, 2007
Kelly will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ligament in his right knee, the latest injury to hit Oakland's defensive line.||||||| Kelly had 27 solo tackles and one sack this season, moving back and forth between end and tackle with ease. He also came up with one of the biggest plays of the season for Oakland, blocking a potential winning 40-yard field goal attempt by Cleveland's Phil Dawson on Sept. 23.

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