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New England Patriots


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

Report: Patriots OG Mankins has sprained MCL

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Patriots OLG Logan Mankins will miss Sunday's game with a sprained MCL suffered in Saturday's win over the Dolphins.

Week 16 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Drew Brees, Jerod Mayo and Richard Seymour as its Players of the Week.

It's a six-horse race for the Super Bowl

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
We still don't know the complete 12-team playoff field yet, but Hub Arkush believes there are just six teams that have a legitimate shot at Super Bowl XLVI.

O-line injuries latest obstacle for Patriots

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 11:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots are already playing with a weak defense, and now offensive line injuries could keep them from making another Super Bowl run.

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Patriots stock report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker had another stellar game, but the banged-up offensive line struggled in the Week 16 win over Miami.

Patriots release S Ventrone

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots released S Ross Ventrone from the active roster and DL Cedric McKinley from the practice squad on Monday.

Patriots players of the week: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
Wes Welker's sure hands in the second half helped the Patriots come back to beat the Dolphins in Week 16.

Patriots rally, clinch first-round bye

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Tom Brady ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as the Patriots rallied to clinch a playoff bye with a 27-24 win over the Dolphins on Saturday.

Patriots-Dolphins prediction

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Dolphins to give the Patriots a fight, but for Tom Brady and crew to come out on top in Foxborough.

Patriots OLT Light a late scratch

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Patriots OLT Matt Light, who was not on Friday's injury report, is inactive for Saturday''s game against Miami.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Patriots CB Devin McCourty has struggled this season, and the Dolphins and WR Brandon Marshall might look to take advantage.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Does Stevan Ridley have any fantasy value? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Ninkovich: Patriots' defense needs better starts

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
Heading into the playoffs, getting off to better starts as to not put so much pressure on Tom Brady early on will be a big focus of the Patriots' defense.

Five questions with Patriots OLB Rob Ninkovich

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five questions with..." PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain spoke with Patriots OLB Rob Ninkovich about the team's defense and what needs to improve.

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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