Tommy Kelly
DT #93
Mississippi State
TOTAL 150 474 323 151 37.5 0 18 1 0 1 -- 1
2014 ARI 16 33 22 11 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 5 22 12 10 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 OAK 16 45 25 20 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2011 OAK 16 41 27 14 7.5 -- 5 1 0 1 1 1
2010 OAK 16 60 38 22 7 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 OAK 16 55 37 18 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2008 OAK 16 55 31 24 4.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 7 30 27 3 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2006 OAK 16 68 53 15 3.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2005 OAK 16 45 35 10 4.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2004 OAK 10 20 16 4 4 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --

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Signed by Oakland Raiders as non-drafted free agent, April 30, 2004…Re-signed by Raiders as exclusive-rights player, July 25, 2006…Placed on reserve/injured (knee), Oct. 31, 2007…Signed new contract, Feb. 28, 2007…Signed new contract, Feb. 29, 2008…Signed new contract, Feb. 17, 2009.

Signed by Oakland Raiders as non-drafted free agent, April 30, 2004…Re-signed by Raiders as exclusive-rights player, July 25, 2006…Placed on reserve/injured (knee), Oct. 31, 2007…Signed new contract, Feb. 28, 2007…Signed new contract, Feb. 29, 2008…Signed new contract, Feb. 17, 2009.

CAREER: Durable defensive lineman, has emerged as an elite NFL player…Named a Pro Bowl alternate in each of the last two seasons…Has played in 113 games with 101 starts in eight seasons since joining the Silver and Black as an undrafted rookie free agent…Career totals include 374 tackles (264 solo), 33 sacks, nine forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one interception and 14 passes defensed.

2011: Started all 16 games for the fourth straight season and the fifth time in his career…Named a Pro Bowl alternate for second straight campaign…Led team with a career-high 7½ sacks…Also recorded first career interception…Posted 41 tackles (27 solo), five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and nine hurries…(9/12) at DEN: Sacked Kyle Orton in the fourth quarter with Oakland protecting a 23-13 lead, in eventual win…(9/25) vs. NYJ: Played in 100th career game…Shared a 9-yard sack with Jarvis Moss in fourth quarter of 34-24 win…(10/9) at HOU: Sacked Matt Schaub in fourth quarter with Raiders up 22-17, forcing a third-and-10, in an emotional victory the day after the passing of owner Al Davis…(10/16) vs. CLE: Recovered fumble by Colt McCoy in third quarter, setting up an Oakland TD in 24-17 win …(10/23) vs. KC: Tied a season-high with four tackles (two solo)…(11/10) at SD: On the game’s final play, sacked Philip Rivers, forcing a fumble recovered by Lamarr Houston to seal a 24-17 win…(11/20) at MIN: Instrumental in 27-21 win, had outstanding all-around effort, recording first career interception, two sacks and a career-best two pass deflections…Picked off Christian Ponder’s third-quarter pass, setting up a FG, then sacked the QB with less than two minutes left in the game, forcing a desperation fourth-and-8 incompletion that iced Oakland’s victory…Earlier, sacked Ponder in the first stanza…(12/4) at MIA: Notched a pass defensed in a fourth straight game…(12/11) at GB: Sacked Aaron Rodgers for a 6-yard loss in the second quarter…(12/18) vs. DET: Dropped Matthew Stafford, forcing a fourth-quarter fumble returned by Aaron Curry for a touchdown, giving Oakland a 27-14 lead…(12/24) at KC: Made 100th career start.

2010:  Started all 16 games…Named Pro Bowl alternate…Established a career high with seven sacks, including a QB takedown in five straight games…Added 60 total tackles (38 solo) …(10/10) vs. SD: Credited with ½ sack, combining with Richard Seymour to floor Philip Rivers in third quarter of eventual 34-27 win…(10/17) at SF: Totaled a season-high five solo tackles, including third-quarter sack of Alex Smith…(10/24) at DEN: Sacked Kyle Orton to set up insurmountable second-and-28 in third quarter of big win…(10/31) vs. SEA: Sacked Matt Hasselbeck in the first quarter, then shared a fourth-quarter sack with Kamerion Wimbley to keep Seattle from getting back into an eventual Oakland triumph…(11/7) vs. KC: Extended his sacks streak to five games, getting to Matt Cassel for a 9-yard loss in the third quarter …(11/28) vs. MIA: Recorded a season-high seven tackles (five solo)…Shared a third-down sack with Desmond Bryant, forcing a fourth-quarter punt…(12/19) vs. DEN: Combined with Matt Shaughnessy on a first-quarter Tim Tebow sack, setting up a third-and-24.

2009: Started all 16 games …Totaled 55 stops (37 solo), one sack, six tackles for loss, four hurries and two passes defensed…(10/4) at HOU: Set a career high with 13 total tackles (nine solo)…(11/15) vs. KC: Dropped Matt Cassel in first quarter.

2008: One of six Raiders to start all 16 games…Ranked third on the team with 4½ sacks, among 55 tackles (31 solo)…Added eight hurries …(10/19) vs. NYJ: With Oakland guarding 13-10 lead and just over two minutes remaining, sacked Brett Favre deep in Jets territory, setting up a third-and-18 interception in eventual Oakland OT victory…(11/2) vs. ATL: Racked up a season-high seven tackles (four solo)…(11/9) vs. CAR: Sacked Jake Delhomme in first quarter…(11/16) at MIA: Sacked Chad Pennington in first quarter and shared second-quarter sack with S Gibril Wilson…(11/30) vs. KC: With Oakland down 20-10, sacked Tyler Thigpen to force a fourth-quarter punt, setting up a field goal.

2007: Played in seven games, starting six, before suffering season-ending knee injury in late October…Recorded one sack and one pass defensed…Missed the final nine games, on injured reserve…(9/23) vs. CLE: Blocked Phil Dawson’s game-winning FG attempt as time expired to guarantee Oakland’s first win…(9/30) at MIA: Sacked Trent Green in second quarter …(10/28) at TEN: Sustained a knee injury.

2006: Combined at DT and DE to start all 16 games…Totaled 3½ sacks and three pass defensed, and forced a fumble …(10/29) vs. PIT: Against defending Super Bowl champions, forced a third-quarter punt by sacking Ben Roethlisberger with Oakland ahead 13-6 in eventual 20-13 victory…(11/6) at SEA: Recorded a season-high 10 tackles (nine solo)…(11/26) at SD: Shared a first-quarter Philip Rivers sack with Derrick Burgess, helping to force eventual Chargers punt…(12/3) vs. HOU: Patiently pursued David Carr before sacking him and forcing a fumble that the QB recovered, eliminating Houston’s ability to score just before halftime.

2005: Played in all 16 games with 12 starts, eight at DE and four at DT…Recorded 46 tackles (36 solo), with 4½ sacks, three forced fumbles and a pass defensed…Began season primarily at DE, moving inside on passing downs, but saw increased time at DT late in year…Also saw action on special teams …(11/6) at KC: In dominating performance, tied a franchise record with a career-high three sacks, along with two forced fumbles…On an opening-series sack, set up a field goal by forcing a Trent Green fumble recovered by Derrick Burgess…Again stripped Green on an 11-yard sack in third quarter, forcing a Chiefs punt…Third sack of Green came on KC’s final drive, with less than 30 seconds left and Oakland leading 23-20, but a Raiders penalty preserved the drive in eventual heart-pulverizing loss…(11/20) at WAS: Stripped Clinton Portis on a first-quarter carry deep in ‘Skins territory; takeaway, recovered by Stuart Schweigert, set up field goal in eventual 16-13 road win…(11/27) vs. MIA: Split a second-quarter sack of Gus Frerotte with Jarrod Cooper, forcing a punt in a tie game…(12/24) at DEN: Recorded a season-high seven tackles (four solo)…(12/31) vs. NYG: In season finale, sacked Eli Manning to force a third-quarter punt with Oakland down 20-14.

2004: Played in 10 games with three starts at DT…Inactive for first six games…Still led team with four sacks as rookie…Three of his sacks came in initial three NFL games…Also recorded one pass defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery…(10/24) vs. NO: In first NFL game, sacked Aaron Brooks in second quarter…(10/31) at SD: Forced a fourth-quarter punt by sacking Drew Brees…(11/7) at CAR: Recorded third sack in as many games, dropping Jake Delhomme for 15-yard loss and forcing a fourth-quarter fumble in win…(11/21) vs. SD: Made first career start at DE; recorded three tackles, one pass defensed and a forced fumble…(12/19) vs. TEN: Sacked Billy Volek, forcing a fumble recovered by Warren Sapp at Titans’ 21-yard line, setting up a third-quarter TD that gave Oakland 35-21 lead in eventual 40-35 victory…(1/2/05) vs. JAC: Registered first career fumble recovery.

COLLEGE: Played in 22 games at Mississippi State, earning 16 starts, after transferring from Hinds (Miss.) Community College…Made 82 tackles while at MSU, including 15 for loss and two sacks…As a senior, moved from DT to DE, posting 50 tackles, eight stops for loss, and one sack…Started nine of his 11 games during junior campaign…Had 32 tackles, including seven for loss and one sack, and one forced fumble…Played in all 11 games, starting seven, in his only year at Hinds…Totaled 50 tackles on the year, including eight for loss (minus-18 yards), one of which was a sack…Interdisciplinary studies major.

PERSONAL: Played just one year of football at Provine High School in Jackson, Miss. …Two-way standout, playing both TE and DE…Selected to play in the Mississippi/Alabama High School All-Star Game following his senior season…During his only full season playing high school football, made 102 total tackles, including 11 sacks.

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