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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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Jim Kelly is having surgery Friday to remove a cyst from his back, his wife, Jill, posted on Instagram. "Maybe you’re thinking what I’m thinking...not another surgery. I know," she wrote. "Another mountain to climb. But...also, another opportunity to trust God and walk by faith." During an appearance at the Pro Bowl, Jim Kelly told The News that he has been in excruc…

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly was selected as one of four 2019 Pro Bowl Legends Captains for the NFL's annual all-star game. Kelly will be the captain of the AFC offense with DeMarcus Ware serving as the captain of the defense. Emmitt Smith will captain the NFC offense with Brian Urlacher captaining the defense. The four have a combined 30 Pro Bowl appearances. …

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly took another step in his continued fight with cancer Wednesday. According to an Instagram post from his wife, Jill, Kelly was in New York City to undergo what doctors have told the family will be his last surgery. Jill posted that "all went as planned" and that Kelly was in recovery Wednesday evening. Her post included a photo of Ke…

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly had successful surgery Tuesday in New York for the next phase of his jaw reconstruction, his wife said on Instagram. Kelly had dentures inserted. He had a procedure in late June to add tissue to his upper jaw to prepare for the dentures. “Mr. Kelly underwent a successful restorative procedure to establish a functional denture fixed …

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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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PITTSFORD – Jim Kelly’s next doctor visit will be earlier than originally expected. The Hall of Fame quarterback told reporters Tuesday at his camp at St. John Fisher College that he has an unexpected checkup in the second week of August in New York City. Kelly has additional surgery scheduled for September. “Something came up,” said Kelly, who is recovering from a s…

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Jim Kelly has been discharged Friday from Mount Sinai West in New York a day after undergoing follow-up surgery. Five implants were inserted into the new bone in Kelly's upper jaw. Another surgery looms in September, when he will have permanent dentures inserted. “Mr. Kelly left the hospital after this second stage procedure to help restore his dentition to the recon…

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By Josh Weir, Canton Repository  CANTON, Ohio –  Thursday night began as a celebration of Stark County high school athletics. Eventually, thanks to Jim Kelly, it became a graduate-level lesson in toughness, courage and grit. Less than three months after undergoing major surgery on his mouth to combat another bout with cancer – and facing two more surgeries in the …

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Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is heading back to Buffalo on Wednesday to continue his recuperation following upper jaw reconstruction related to oral cancer. A photo on his Instagram account Tuesday showed Kelly, with the help of a cane, walking in Central Park. Kelly was released from Mount Sinai West Hospital on April 14, 17 days after undergoing the 12-hour s…

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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 was released from a New York City hospital on Saturday, 17 days after undergoing a 12-hour upper jaw reconstruction. His wife, Jill, announced Kelly's release via Instagram and it was later confirmed by a Mount Sinai West spokeswoman. Jim Kelly is expected to remain in New York City for two weeks and then return to Buffalo. Jill said h…

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Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly continues to improve following reconstructive jaw surgery, his wife Jill posted on Instagram on Sunday night. Jill posted a photo of Kelly at the window of the hospital joined by his daughter Camryn, who arrived last week to spend time with the family. "Quick Update: Although Jim’s recovery is slow, the doctors are very optimistic. …

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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…