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CANTON, Ohio — The story of Jim and Jill Kelly has been told in documentaries, on book pages and through various other forms of media. Now, there are plans for a major motion picture. The project, as yet untitled, is in development, the Kellys told The Buffalo News on Thursday while here for this weekend's Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions. They have formed a 50-5…

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Another clean cancer scan. That was the good news Jill Kelly shared Thursday via her Instagram account about her husband, Jim Kelly. The post included a photo of the former Buffalo Bills quarterback and Pro Football Hall of Famer walking on a sidewalk, while pointing skyward. "Thank YOU SO MUCH for praying and standing with us as we continue this journey...one day…

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is in New York for the next phase of his reconstruction surgery, set for Tuesday morning. Kelly is expected to have permanent dentures inserted. He had a procedure in late June to add tissue to his upper jaw to prepare for the dentures. Kelly underwent 12 hours of surgery March 28 in New York for the reconstruction of his upper jaw …

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There is still pain. Plenty of pain. But whatever discomfort that apparently caused Jim Kelly to travel to New York City to undergo earlier than planned tests Wednesday on his upper jaw, from which squamous cell carcinoma was surgically removed, was not an indication the cancer had returned. That was the happy news Jill Kelly, wife of the Hall of Fame quarterback, sh…

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With his daughters by his side and his wife in the audience, Jim Kelly accepted the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance on Wednesday night at the ESPYs. The Buffalo Bills’ Hall of Fame quarterback, who has been battling oral cancer since 2013, was presented the award by two of his closest friends and fellow members of the famed quarterback class of 1983, Dan Marino and J…

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly's road to recovery from oral cancer included another surgery Thursday in New York City. Kelly's wife, Jill, posted on Instagram that Thursday's procedure is "another step forward in the healing process," adding that if all goes well, the family will be back home by the weekend. Jill Kelly posted shortly after 3 p.m. that Jim was out…

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will have a follow-up procedure next month after undergoing a grueling surgery in March to remove oral cancer from his upper jaw. Kelly's wife, Jill, provided an update on her husband's recovery in an Instagram post Thursday. "Went to NYC yesterday for a checkup and moving forward, strategy meeting," she wrote. The doctors "were ver…

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly continues his rehab and physical therapy following upper jaw reconstruction related to a recurrence of cancer. His wife, Jill, posted a video that showed Kelly in the gym on an exercise bike and lifting weights. "He works harder and is more focused than anyone I know. He never gives up!" she wrote.

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly continues his recovery at a New York City hospital following jaw reconstructive surgery brought on by the return of oral cancer. Jill Kelly posted a photo on Instagram late Tuesday night of Kelly standing and hugging her on his sixth night in the intensive care unit. Jim Kelly endured 12 hours of surgery last Wednesday and is expect…

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After a complicated, 12-hour surgery Wednesday to fight a recurrence of oral cancer, Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is doing well. Kelly, 58, is expected to be hospitalized for about two weeks and then will be screened again for cancer in three months, according to an update provided by Dr. Mark Urken on Thursday. Urken performed the surgery Wednesd…

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Update: Jim Kelly is "doing well," expects to be hospitalized for two weeks. "#12 is now on the road to recovery." Jill Kelly provided that much-anticipated update Wednesday night after her husband, Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, went through a grueling surgery in New York City to treat a recurrence of oral cancer. "Surgery is complete," Jill Ke…

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Jim Kelly has arrived in New York City for Wednesday morning's surgery and recorded a message before his flight to thank fans for their prayers. The video was posted on wife Jill's Instagram account. Kelly announced earlier this month that his oral cancer had returned. The long and complicated surgery involves the removal of part of Kelly's upper jaw and a segment of…

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has had his gallbladder removed, his daughter Erin Kelly-Bean wrote on social media Friday night. Erin noted that her mother, Jill, has been in the hospital since Wednesday battling pneumonia and "within 24 hours my dad was in the room next to her after having to get his gallbladder removed." Erin then asked for prayers for her family.…

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You want to let out a giant exhale at the end of the latest NFL Network special on the life of Jim Kelly. First there's a slew of highlights of some of the brutal hits Kelly took while developing the well-deserved reputation as the toughest quarterback in the NFL. Then there's the heart-wrenching recounting of his son Hunter's battle with a fatal disease and death at…

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly was thwarted from getting a Super Bowl ring, but his daughter, Erin, has received an engagement ring. Kelly's wife, Jill, late Friday posted an announcement of the engagement on both her Twitter and Instagram accounts. https://www.instagram.com/p/BOqhNi8A4X7/ Erin Kelly tweeted the News: https://twitter.com/erinkelly12/status/8150029…