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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

Shorts and Shells: Preseason Week Four

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
In this week's edition, we preview the Bill Belichick NFL Films documentary, talk to top announcers about the TD replays, plus much more.

Report: Patriots sign ex-Chiefs OG Waters

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The Patriots shored up a position of need, signing free-agent OG Brian Waters on Saturday, according to a report by ESPN.

Patriots release S Meriweather, WR Tate

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
In a surprise move, the Patriots have released SS Brandon Meriweather.

Patriots cut LB Brown, seven others

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Patriots began roster cuts on Friday, releasing eight players, including LB Ricky Brown.

Giants rally to beat Patriots

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Rookie Da'Rel Scott ran a fake punt 65 yards for a touchdown and Derrick Martin returned a fumble 11 yards for a score as the Giants beat the Patriots 18-17 on Thursday night.

Patriots put Cannon on non-football injury list, claim Molden

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Patriots placed fifth-round OL Marcus Cannon on the reserve/non-football injury list and claimed former Texans CB Antwaun Molden.

Kevin Fishbain's 2011 NFL predictions

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain believes the Patriots will get over their recent playoff struggles and win Super Bowl XLVI.

Free-agent RB Maroney acquitted on marijuana charge

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Former Patriots and Broncos RB Laurence Maroney was acquitted on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in St. Louis.

Falcons add S Sanders

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
The Falcons agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Patriots S James Sanders Tuesday night, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Mayo wins Patriots' community service award

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
All-Pro LB Jerod Mayo has been recognized as the 2011 New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award winner.

One man's forecast for 2011 season

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Hub Arkush predicts that the Patriots will outscore the Packers in a wild Super Bowl XLVI, to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to New England.

Patriots 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Find out why PFW believes this year's edition of the Patriots is Super Bowl-caliber with our in-depth, position-by-position scouting report of New England.

Patriots cut 11, sign two

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Patriots were busy on Monday, releasing 11 players and signing two free agents.

Report: Patriots to cut S Sanders

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
In a move that caught many off guard, the Patriots reportedly have told SS James Sanders they are releasing him, opening up spots on their depth chart for younger players.

Welker says he is 'OK' after neck injury

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker left Saturday night's preseason game with a neck injury but said he was OK as he left the locker room.

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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