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Tommy Kelly happy to play for winner in Patriots

Likes chances here better than in Oakland

FOXBOROUGH — Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly seemingly has gone from one extreme to the other. In his first nine seasons in the NFL, all with Oakland, he was never on a team that made the postseason.

Now he’s with the Patriots, who have been in the playoffs nine times over the past 10 seasons.

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