By Amie Just | The Advocate / Picayune
Robert “Fat Rob” Kelley doesn’t shy away from his nickname.
@FatRob32 is his Twitter handle. “Fat Rob” has been inscribed on his backpack since his senior year at Tulane.
But to get a chance with the Saints, the former Washington Redskins running back had to lose some weight.
The Saints first reached out to Kelley around the close of OTAs, but told him he needed to shed some pounds before he could wear his hometown’s black and gold.
“They told me to get my weight down and I came back,” Kelley said Tuesday. “I just couldn't miss the opportunity again and I had to do what I had to do to get my weight down.” ...
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