Kelly family returns to their home

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Jim Kelly and his family are back in Buffalo, and they are excited to go back to their home. His wife Jill sent out a tweet, and an Instagram picture, saying, “Now we are official going home! To the house. Home!”

A crowd of well-wishers clad in Bills gear was waiting as Jim Kelly and his family landed in Buffalo Saturday afternoon. Jim’s brother, Dan Kelly, said it meant the world to the family that people would come out to show their support.

He also told the crowd that the remainder of his brother’s treatments will take place in Western New York, “and we’re just really excited to be home.”

His wife Jill Kelly later posted a video of him on Instagram. Jim Kelly said, “Hey everybody I’m glad to be home back in Buffalo, sorry I missed some of you guys out there at the airport but I’m now here, thank you, God bless you, and I will be back.”

The former Buffalo Bills quarterback is fighting a recurrence of oral cancer. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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