Patriots sign veteran defensive lineman Kelly
The New England Patriots signed former Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Tommy Kelly.
Kelly, who started all 80 games for the Raiders during the past five seasons, was released on March 27.
Since joining the Raiders as a rookie free agent out of Mississippi State in 2004, Kelly has started 117 of the 129 games in which he’s played and has 34 sacks, one interception, nine forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 419 tackles.
He had 45 tackles last season with one sack and one fumble recovery