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Jim Kelly

Football Player
Male
Born Feb 14, 1960

James Edward Kelly is a former American football quarterback in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills and in the USFL for the Houston Gamblers. Kelly was the third quarterback taken in the 1983 NFL Draft which featured six quarterbacks taken in the first round where John Elway was first pick.… Read More

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    Fox News - Jul 07, 2016
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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1960 Birth Born on February 14, 1960.

TWENTIES

1983 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Kelly was the third quarterback taken in the 1983 NFL Draft which featured six quarterbacks taken in the first round where John Elway was first pick. … Read More
1984 24 Years Old He was the USFL MVP in 1984, when he set a league record with 5,219 yards passing and 44 TD passes. … Read More
1986 26 Years Old Kelly finally joined the Bills (who had retained his NFL rights) in 1986 after the USFL folded.
1988 28 Years Old He helped lead the Bills to four consecutive Super Bowl appearances and six divisional championships from 1988 to 1995. … Read More

THIRTIES

1990 30 Years Old …  He recorded an NFL best 101.2 passer rating in 1990, led the league with 33 touchdowns passes in 1991, and made the Pro Bowl four times (1987, 1990, 1991, and 1992). … Read More
1997 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Kelly devoted much of his post-football life to his son, Hunter James Kelly, who was diagnosed with Globoid-Cell Leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease) shortly after his birth on February 14, 1997. … Read More

FORTIES

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002 in his first year of eligibility. … Read More
2009 49 Years Old In 2009, Kelly was elected to the Buffalo Bills 50th Season All-time Team. … Read More
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