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New England Patriots Mock Draft 1.0

After the New England Patriots dropped their second straight AFC Championship Game, a 26-16 loss at the hands of the Denver Broncos, it was obvious that there would be a lot of change in Foxboro. Although the team played monumentally past expectations, and reached the conference championship with a defense that lost half of its starters, the Patriots still see every season as Super...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Vince Wilfork, Johnny Football, and free agency

This past week, the Patriots restructured the ever-popular defensive tackle Vince Wilfork’s contract. They also re-signed a big contributor on the other side of the trench: center Ryan Wendell. What have the front offices most recent moves done to the Patriots’ on-field product, and what have they done to the Pats’ cap space? Restructuring Wilfork’s deal is huge. Now that...
Via cover32 - Patriots
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots maintain status quo on offensive line

The New England Patriots have made a number of moves in free agency to shore up the offense (re-signing wide receiver Julian Edelman and signing wide receiver Brandon LaFell) and the defense (signing cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner and reworking the contracts to keep defensive tackles Vince Wilfork and Tommy Kelly). However, the team has had little activity in free...
Via cover32 - Patriots
15 days ago  |  1 Comment

What should the Patriots do if Vince Wilfork leaves?

The New England Patriots had a glaring hole in 2013: the middle of the defense. With the loss of defensive tackles Vince Wilfork and Tommy Kelly along with middle linebacker Jerod Mayo to season-ending injuries the Patriots struggled in rush defense. Without Kelly and Wilfork manning the middle of the defensive line, the Patriots made due with undrafted rookie free agent Joe Vellano...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

"Patriots defensive tackle Tommy Kelly has restructured the final year of his contract, creating..."

“Patriots defensive tackle Tommy Kelly has restructured the final year of his contract,...
Via Pats Propaganda
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly Takes Pay Cut To Give Patriots More Salary Cap Room

Tommy Kelly gave the New England Patriots some needed salary cap space by restructuring his contract. Kelly lowered his base salary from $1.95 million to $955,000 for the 2014 season. The restructured deal created $800,000 in cap space for the Patriots. Kelly’s deal includes just $100,000 in guaranteed money, ESPN.com reports, which means if Kelly’s torn ACL is not healed by...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Restructure DT Tommy Kelly’s Contract, Free Up $800K In Cap Space

  Field Yates of ESPN.com reports that Patriots have restructured the contract of  DT Tommy Kelly and in turn created $800,000 in cap space. Kelly, 33, is in the final year of his two-year, $5 million contract that included a $1 million signing bonus. He would have earned $2.5 million in 2014, which included $1.95 million in base salary, a $50,000 workout bonus and $500...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What is taking so long for the pats to cut Isaac sopoaga

Might be Vince Wilfork/Tommy Kelly’s contract status/injury situation. I can’t think of anything...
Via Pats Propaganda
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

If the pats do get that third DE, who do you think will move inside next to wilfork

Depends on the game/gameplan (assuming Wilfork is back of course). Could be Tommy Kelly (assuming...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly, Isaac Sopoaga are Candidates for Restructure or Release

With the combine over, teams around the NFL can now begin to really focus on how to spend their money with free agency approaching on March 11th. The Patriots are in an interesting place when it comes to both Tommy Kelly and Isaac Sopoaga. The defensive line is in need of depth but both Kelly and Sopoaga are set to make sizable salaries. Kelly's cap number is $2.6 million...
Via Ex Pats
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chopping Block: Tommy Kelly

Photo via bostonglobe.comWell, the Super Bowl is over and it's time to fully embrace offseason football.Following the Super Bowl, teams tend to start trimming the roster, freeing up cap space for the free agency period. Who could be a cap casualty? Tommy Kelly.Scheduled to have a cap hit of $2,656,250 in 2014, cutting Kelly could save the Patriots a lot of money. In fact they...
Via Patriots Life
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly says he wants to return to the Patriots next year, why that's unlikely

In a way, the above gif really sums up the Patriots season.Tommy Kelly, picked up in the offseason prior, was one of many Patriots starters to hit the injured reserve. He suffered a knee injury against the Bengals in Week 5, and later was placed on IR to end his season.Speaking for the first time since all of that, Kelly may have revealed that he did in fact tear his ACL. NESN:...
Via Patriots Life
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly Plans To Be Back With New England Patriots In 2014: 'That's My Play'--NESN

Tommy Kelly Plans To Be Back With New England Patriots In 2014: 'That's My Play'--NESN: Here’s some good news!
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly Plans To Be Back With New England Patriots In 2014: ‘That’s My Play’

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots’ interior defensive line was in trouble when they lost defensive tackle Vince Wilfork to a season-ending Achilles injury, but they were in shambles once Tommy Kelly was placed on injured reserve. Kelly was supposed to help fix the Patriots’ pass-rush woes this season, playing defensive tackle next to Wilfork. But Kelly’s season...
Via NESN.com
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

lolpats: Get well soon, Tommy Kelly. #patriots 

lolpats: Get well soon, Tommy Kelly. #patriots 
Via Pats 360
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

lolpats: Get well soon, Tommy Kelly. #patriots 

lolpats: Get well soon, Tommy Kelly. #patriots 
Via Pats Propaganda
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The news about Tommy Kelly is pretty brutal. In an effort to find a silver lining in all this bad news, do you think that struggling against all this adversity (and still managing to rack up W's) will pay dividends in terms of their staying power in the p

We riding with Sopoaga, Vellano, Smith and Forston. Maybe Armstead. The only positive I see is that...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

What to Watch For: New England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Here a few things to keep an eye on Sunday as the 6-2 New England Patriots host the 2-5 Pittsburgh Steelers 4 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. 1. Can the Patriots’ defensive line stop a, shall we say, limited, Steelers running game? This is bad vs. bad as the Patriots have the 31st ranked run defense in the NFL while the Steelers average a measly 68 yards per game on the ground, good...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots lose another defender for the year with a knee injury

The Patriots lose another atarter on defense. Boy they are banged up. The team announced it placed defensive tackle Tommy Kelly on the injured reserve list with a knee injury, ending his season. The team signed offensive lineman Josh Kline to take Kelly’s roster spot. Kelly was signed in the offseason, started five games and […]
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots place Tommy Kelly on IR

The New England Patriots announced that they’ve placed defensive tackle Tommy Kelly on season ending injured reserve. The Pats signed offensive lineman Josh Kline to their 53-man roster from their practice squad. Kline, 23, originally joined the Patriots as a rookie free agent out of Kent State on May 3, 2013, and was released on Sept. 2, 2013, before being signed to the practice...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Pats place DT Tommy Kelly on IR with knee injury

New England Patriots defensive tackle Tommy Kelly will miss the rest of the season because of a right knee injury. Kelly was placed on injured reserve Saturday, becoming the third defensive starter for the Patriots to go on the list. They've already lost defensive tackle Vince Wilfork and linebacker Jerod Mayo, who both were chosen for several Pro Bowls. Kelly, a 10-year veteran...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots put Tommy Kelly on IR

Photo courtesy of NESN.com With injuries piling up for the New England Patriots, another key member of the defense fell victim to the injury bug Saturday. The team placed defensive tackle Tommy Kelly on season-ending injured reserve, leaving a void in the team’s front seven. On October 6, Kelly injured his right knee against the Cincinnati Bengals in a game the Patriots lost 13...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Thoughts on the loss of Tommy Kelly - Going Deep - Boston.com

Thoughts on the loss of Tommy Kelly - Going Deep - Boston.com: Ugh…
Via Pats Propaganda
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy Kelly Placed on Season Ending Injured Reserve

In a real turn of events, the Patriots have placed defensive tackle Tommy Kelly on the season ending injured reserve list. This is coming off a week where Kelly practiced on Wednesday and Thursday. The Patriots sat him out Friday for practice after he appeared to suffer a setback. It looks like that setback was serious enough for the Patriots to sideline him for the rest of...
Via Ex Pats
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Place DT Tommy Kelly On Injured Reserve

Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald first reported that the New England Patriots have placed DT Tommy Kelly on season-ending injured reserve. Kelly missed the last three weeks with a knee injury and after evaluation it was determined that the he was nowhere near returning anytime soon. New England has already lost Vince Wilfork for the season after he torn his Achilles tendon back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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