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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

Starting spot not set in stone for Patriots DE Warren

Posted April 14, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Despite all the D-line shuffling that went on in 2010, Patriots veteran DE Ty Warren will be fighting to regain his starting spot, and possibly to stay on the roster, after missing all last season with a hip injury.

Pats return to Detroit in preseason

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The NFL released its 2011 preseason schedule on Tuesday and the Patriots have a nationally-televised meeting in Detroit among their four games.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 17

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the past 10 players chosen with the 17th pick in the NFL draft, including QB Josh Freeman by the Buccaneers in 2009.

Brady throwing passes post-surgery

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady was photographed throwing passes in Los Angeles recently. He had surgery on a stress fracture in his right foot after the season.

Stroud looking for resurgence in New England

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
Marcus Stroud hopes to get a similar lift by playing in New England that the Patriots received from Gerard Warren in 2010.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 28

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly takes a look at the last 10 players selected 28th overall, including Bills OG-C Eric Wood in 2009.

Patriots add assistant strength coach

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
The Patriots added Moses Cabrera as the team's new assistant strength and conditioning coach, a position opened after the promotion of Harold Nash.

Morris named to Patriots' Hall of Fame

Posted March 27, 2011 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Sunday that former center Jon Morris was selected to the Patriots' Hall of Fame by a 10-person senior selection committee.

Belichick misses morning media session

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was absent from the Wednesday morning "Coaches Breakfast" at the owners meetings in New Orleans.

Belichick opposes kickoff changes

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
Speaking at the NFL meetings in New Orleans, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said he doesn't like moving up kickoff to the 35-yard line.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Patriots owner Kraft to miss league meetings

Posted March 20, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
Robert Kraft, one of the NFL's most influential owners, will miss this week's meetings in New Orleans.

Report: Crumpler has shoulder surgery

Posted March 19, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Alge Crumpler underwent shoulder surgery in late January, according to Shalise Young of the Boston Globe.

Moss shows love for the Patriots

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The always-interesting Randy Moss professed his love for the Patriots during a radio interview on KFAN 1130-AM in Minneapolis on Wednesday.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

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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