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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

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots are the next ones to try to end Tebow magic, and it will be interesting to see what Bill Belichick has up his sleeve.

The First Fifteen: Week 15

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Here are the top 15 story lines for Week 15 — including Tim Tebow vs. Tom Brady — which couldn't possibly be as crazy as Week 14, could it?

Playoff scenarios for Week 15

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The Patriots, Ravens and Steelers are among the teams looking to clinch playoff spots this weekend.

Patriots rookie report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
First-round OT Nate Solder was the only rookie to see significant time in the Patriots' Week 14 win.

Pressure mounting on Brady, offense to carry Patriots

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Sunday was yet another example of why the offense will need to carry the load if the Patriots want to return to the Super Bowl.

Patriots stock report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
The Patriots' red-zone defense did a good job keeping Washington out of the endzone, but New England's offense had trouble punching it in as well.

Patriots players of the week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 11:02 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski dominated again, setting a record for tight ends in the Pats' win over the Redskins.

Patriots top Redskins in record-setting game by Gronkowski

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Rob Gronkowski set an NFL single-season record for most touchdown catches by a tight end Sunday as the Patriots won their fifth straight, beating the Redskins 34-27.

Patriots TE Gronkowski sets TD record

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
With an 11-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski set an NFL record for receiving touchdowns in a season by a tight end with his 14th TD catch.

Patriots-Redskins prediction

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 3:19 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain doesn't see the Pats having too many problems with the Redskins on Sunday.

Patriots downgrade Chung, Spikes to out

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
The Patriots downgraded C Dan Connolly, S Patrick Chung, ILB Brandon Spikes and RB Shane Vereen to out for Sunday's game against the Redskins.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall will be trying to make a big play by turning over Patriots QB Tom Brady on Sunday.

Kolb, Haynesworth most disappointing vet additions

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb heads up PFW's list of the players who changed teams this past offseason who have been the biggest disappointments.

Patriots re-sign Moore, place Cunningham on I.R.

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots have brought back DE Eric Moore and placed second-year DE-OLB Jermaine Cunningham on injured reserve.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 09, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Is BenJarvus Green-Ellis worth starting this week? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

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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