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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 WR Edelman arrested

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Julian Edelman will be arraigned Tuesday on charges of indecent assault and battery on a woman, according to the Boston Globe.

Pass defense remains Patriots' biggest flaw

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offense can turn things around after Sunday's loss to the Steelers, but the defense has plenty of work to do.

Patriots stock report: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
There were plenty of aspects of the Patriots trending downward after Sunday's loss to the Steelers, but Kevin Faulk's performance was a highlight.

Time of possession keys Steelers' win

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says the Steelers finally solved the Patriots' riddle by beating them at their own game with a controlled passing game that helped Pittsburgh dominate time of possession.

Week 10 Bears-Lions game moved to late afternoon

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The NFL has moved the Week 10 Bears-Lions game to a 4:15 p.m. ET kickoff. The Patriots-Jets game will remain as the Sunday-night game on NBC.

Shorts and Shells: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 4 a.m. ET
Even on bye, the Packers are the envy of teams at the other end of the standings, who are eyeing Pack staffers like Reggie McKenzie. Also, Bill Belichick's questionable coaching move, and more from Week Eight.

Patriots players of the week: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
There were not a lot of highlights for the Patriots in their Week Eight loss to the Steelers, but Andre Carter had another nice game.

Big Ben leads Steelers over Patriots

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger passed for 365 yards and two touchdowns as the Steelers beat the Patriots 25-17 on Sunday.

Patriots-Steelers prediction

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain believes the Patriots will come out on top in Sunday's key AFC battle.

Steelers downgrade WR Ward, LB Farrior to out

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
The Steelers downgraded WR Hines Ward and ILB James Farrior from questionable to out on Sunday morning before their Week Eight bame against the Patriots.

Patriots activate Faulk, Deaderick; place Dowling on I.R.

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots activated RB Kevin Faulk and DE Brandon Deaderick from the physically-unable-to-perform list to the 53-man roster and placed rookie CB Ras-I Dowling on injured reserve.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
If there is one category in which the Patriots should have a clear advantage against Pittsburgh, it's the turnover battle.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
With all eyes on stopping Tom Brady, the Patriots might be able to get an effective rushing attack going on Sunday.

Patriots cut CB Bodden, add DB Victorian from practice squad

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots have waived CB Leigh Bodden and re-signed DB Josh Victorian from the practice squad, the team announced Friday.

Patriots fantasy report: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Is BenJarvus Green-Ellis worth starting this week? Can Tom Brady succeed against a tough Steelers secondary? 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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