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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

Stafford looks sharp in Lions' 34-10 win over Pats

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, leading Detroit to a 34-10 win over New England on Saturday night.

Patriots re-sign rookie OL Berry

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots brought back rookie free-agent OL Mike Berry on Wednesday.

Preseason Week Three power rankings

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Featuring some nifty work by backup QB Matt Flynn, the Packers are atop PFW's power rankings after the second week of preseason games.

Pryor, Mallett have traveled same road

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Two rookie quarterbacks — Ryan Mallett of the Patriots and Terrelle Pryor of the Raiders — have taken similar paths to the NFL.

Haynesworth pleads no contest to lesser assault charge

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
A day before his trial was to begin, Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth pleaded no contest on Monday to a simple assault charge in a Washington, D.C. courthouse.

Patriots sign TE Mills

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Sunday that they have signed TE Garrett Mills.

Report: Ravens sign OT LeVoir

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Ravens agreed to terms on a deal with former Patriots OT Mark LeVoir on Saturday.

Patriots add LB Brown

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced they signed veteran LB Ricky Brown on Saturday. Brown reportedly had a workout with New England on Friday.

Former Jets S Ihedigbo heading to New England

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Former Jets safety and special-teamer James Ihedigbo is joining the Patriots, he announced on his Twitter feed Friday afternoon.

Report: Portis works out with Pats

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
According to PFW correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport, former Redskins RB Clinton Portis had a workout with the Patriots.

Patriots place rookie LB Cox on I.R.

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Patriots placed undrafted rookie LB Christian Cox on injured reserve with a neck injury, the team announced Friday.

Brady keys Patriots' offense in 31-14 win over Bucs

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Tom Brady tossed a pair of touchdowns and completed 11 of 19 passes in New England's 31-17 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday night.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Clayton

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Patriots are bringing in another veteran wide receiver for a workout; this time it's Mark Clayton.

Patriots cut OL LeVoir

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced on Wednesday that they have released OL Mark LeVoir.

Preseason Week Two power rankings

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the Falcons and impressive rookie WR Julio Jones sit at No. 5 overall.

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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