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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 players of the week: Week 13

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
It was another banner day for TE Rob Gronkowski, who tied an NFL record in the Patriots' 31-24 win over the Colts in Week 13.

Patriots win fourth in a row behind three Gronkowski TDs

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Rob Gronkowski caught two touchdown passes then scored on a lateral and the Patriots withstood a fourth-quarter rally to keep the Colts winless with a 31-24 victory Sunday.

Patriots-Colts prediction

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:34 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain expects the rout will be on in New England on Sunday.

Patriots release WR Taylor Price

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
In a surprising move, the Patriots released WR Taylor Price on Saturday. OL Nick McDonald was signed from the practice squad to replace him.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Two of the best at their respective positions face off on Sunday, as Jeff Saturday and Vince Wilfork are the veteran leaders of their respective units.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
There aren't a whole lot of matchups on the field that can give the Colts much of an edge, but that's why they play the game, and the Patriots need to avoid any kind of letdown against the ...

Patriots fantasy report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Is Deion Branch worth a fantasy start? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots QB Mallett humbled in rookie season

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Ryan Mallett is spending his rookie season out of the spotlight, which has been beneficial to his development.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five questions with," Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti spoke with PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain about the Patriots' recent success.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The Colts' porous run defense provides an opportunity for Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis to have a big game.

Brady named AFC Offensive Player of the Month

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Patriots announced Thursday that QB Tom Brady has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for November by the NFL.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The Patriots' cornerbacks might not face a good quarterback on Sunday, but they face one of the league's best receiving pairs.

Patriots sign DB Jones

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed DB Nate Jones, the team announced Wednesday.

Patriots 60-second rant: Room for improvement in ground game

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Heading into a game against the Colts, the Patriots have a perfect opportunity to have a huge ground attack.

Patriots rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:22 a.m. ET
Rookies OT Nate Solder and DB Sterling Moore continue to make significant contributions to the Patriots.

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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