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FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 08: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on in the second quarter against the Cleveland Browns during the game at Gillette Stadium on December 8, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Belichick A Possible Candidate For NFL Coach Of The Year

The 2013 season might be the best performance of Bill Belichick’s coaching career.

12/31/2013

Tommy Kelly #93 of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the game against the Oakland Raiders at Georgia Dome on October 14, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Patriots Officially Sign Former Raiders DL Tommy Kelly

The New England Patriots have signed former Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Tommy Kelly.

04/10/2013

Tommy Kelly #93 of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the game against the Oakland Raiders at Georgia Dome on October 14, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Pats Agree To 2-Year Deal With Former Raiders DT Tommy Kelly

Hoping to fortify their interior defensive line alongside perennial Pro Bowl tackle Vince Wilfork, the New England Patriots have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with former Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly.

04/08/2013

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Daily Madden: Raiders Need A New Look On Defense

The Oakland Raiders have released defensive tackle Tommy Kelly, who started every game the last two seasons. The move saves the team $4.8 million against the salary cap this year.

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Tommy Kelly #93 of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the game against the Oakland Raiders at Georgia Dome on October 14, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Longest-Tenured Raider Tommy Kelly Released

The move is the latest to distance the organization from the era of late owner Al Davis. Kelly originally signed with Oakland as an undrafted free agent in 2004 and quickly became a mainstay on the defense, signing a $50.1 million, seven-year contract to remain with Oakland in 2008.

03/27/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: An Oakland Raiders fan covers his head with a paper bag during their loss to the New Orleans Saints at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Need To Look Forward To Next Year

The Raiders have assured themselves of another mediocre season with their eighth loss. As professionals, the players owe it to themselves, the organization, and most importantly the fans to play with some pride the final five games.

11/28/2012

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 14: Tommy Kelly #93 of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the game against the Oakland Raiders at Georgia Dome on October 14, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Raiders Fan Favorite Tommy Kelly Hasn’t Played Up To Career Expectations

Defensive Tackle Tommy Kelly has played for the Silver and Black for all nine of his NFL seasons. Statistically, the 2012 season is probably one of his worst. He is among the highest-paid defensive players in the league midway through a seven-year contract.

11/27/2012