New post: Kelly expected to have surgery Thursday
Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is fighting cancer again.
Doctors at Erie County (N.Y.) Medical Center announced recently that the former Buffalo Bills quarterback’s cancer, which originally was discovered in his jaw in 2013, had spread. Kelly, 54, is undergoing treatment in New York and his wife and daughters have been posting photos and blogging to ask for prayers.
“The cancer’s back, aggressive, and starting to spread,” Jill Kelly blogged.
Since his relapse was announced, former teammates and the Buffalo community have rallied around Kelly and his family.
“This is not a common cold,” his former teammate, Steve Tasker, told MMQB.com’s Peter King. “He is loaded for another fight, and he is going to fight it hard. I don’t want to give the impression that this is catastrophic because it’s not. But it’s going to be a tough fight. Jim knows that.”