Tommy Kelly has been a center of controversy ever since he signed a seven-year $50.5 million contract prior to the 2008 season. The Raiders had hopes of him replacing the over-hyped, over-paid and over the hill Warren Sapp. At the time that was the largest contract ever given to a defensive tackle. Which has since then been surpassed by Albert Haynesworth's seven-year $100 million deal including $41 million in guaranteed money. Kelly has been the victim of finger pointing and blame as fans and critics often place him at the center of the Raiders' struggles against the run. Is Tommy Kelly just another over-paid walrus in the middle of the Raiders defense, like Warren Sapp and Terdel Sands were? Or are we as fans being too hard on him? Take a look at the numbers and the answer will be more c ...
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