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Jim Kelly's cancer is back

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by micropolitan guy, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    Does not sound good. Sorry if this is a d_b but didn't see it anywhere else.

  2. joe

    joe Active Member

    Damn. Cancer's an indiscriminate, persistent bastard.
  3. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member


    Did he chew or dip?
  4. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Yeah, saw the pic of his daughter lying next to him in a hospital bed and got a big lump in my throat.
  5. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    No. He says he smoked cigars occasionally, but never smoked cigarettes or used smokeless tobacco.
  6. Matt1735

    Matt1735 Well-Known Member

    Fuck Cancer!
  7. Sea Bass

    Sea Bass Well-Known Member

    Saw him in the Charlotte airport a couple years ago, boarding a flight to Buffalo. He was 50 at the time and looked like he could still play middle linebacker, let alone quarterback. Just an enormous man.

    One of the airline employees asked him if he was Jim Kelly. Without missing a beat, he said "No, I'm Doug Flutie."
  8. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Damn. I really hate that. Way, way, way too young.
  9. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    That's really scary, then.
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    My mom's uncle was a similar deal. He never touched cigarettes and he died of lung cancer in his 50s. My grandfather, who smoked two packs a day for 50 years, lived to 70.
  11. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    When I go to the dentist, he tries to sell me an oral cancer screening by quoting some insanely high percentage of cases that have nothing to do with tobacco. I think he said it was more than half.

    The obvious inference is that it's a rise in Michael Douglas-style cases, but that's a tough topic for a dentist to bring up.
  12. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    "Have you been going down on Catherine Zeta-Jones?, If so, I have a good cancer screening for you..."
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