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Old 02-28-2008   #1
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Default Tommy Kelly is a Very Rich Man

To be honest I didn't even know who Tommy Kelly was before this article. We played the Raiders the last couple of years, but I can't seem to recall him. Anyway, the Raiders signed him to a seven year $50 million deal, the largest contract given to a defensive tackle. From undrafted to $50 million, congrats to Tommy Kelly.

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Old 02-28-2008   #2
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Default Re: Tommy Kelly is a Very Rich Man

It's also been reported that Tommy Kelly and his agent have been arrested for highway robbery.
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Anyone going to argue that Al Davis isn't entirely nuts at this point??
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Kelly is a good player, but not $50 million good.
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i don't want to look at Haynesworth or Rogers' contracts.
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Default Re: Tommy Kelly is a Very Rich Man

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First, though, Kelly has to get healthy. He's coming off a torn ACL that limited him to seven games last year.
30 tackles and one sack last year... ka-freakin'-ching..!
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i don't want to look at Haynesworth or Rogers' contracts.
IIRC, the Titans have between $35 & $40 Million in cap space. Based on Tommy Kelly's deal, it's as good as used up.

(Yes, I know it's a 7 year deal, but Haynesworth is about 6 times as good as Tommy Kelly).
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Default Re: Tommy Kelly is a Very Rich Man

omg, F'in idiots, that is soooooo bad for the league....
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Default Re: Tommy Kelly is a Very Rich Man

Well ... we got two young DTs signed for awhile I hope .
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Default Re: Tommy Kelly is a Very Rich Man

Can Al Davis just die already? Or retire? Or go in a coma? Something to get him out of Oakland!
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