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Chris Long

Chris Long - #91 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 270 lbs.
Birthday 03/28/1985
Birthplace Santa Monica, CA
College Virginia
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 2nd pick by Rams

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
33 0 0

Rookie QB Lindley gets start for Cardinals

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced that rookie Ryan Lindley will start at quarterback in Week 12 vs. the Rams.

Rams activate C Wells, waive FB Miller

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Rams activated C Scott Wells from the short-term injured-reserve list on Tuesday and waived FB Brit Miller.

NFC West Spin cycle: Rams, Cardinals continue to roll downhill

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
While the Seahawks rested on their bye week, there was no rest for the weary Rams and Cardinals following losses to the Jets and Falcons.

Jets snap losing skid, rout Rams

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Bilal Powell ran for the first two touchdowns of his career, helping the Jets end a three-game losing streak with a 27-13 victory over the Rams.

Rookie CB Jenkins remains a work in progress for Rams

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Despite his one-game suspension, we hear the pluses still outweigh the minuses for Rams rookie CB Janoris Jenkins.

Scout's Notebook: Rams DLE Chris Long

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of Rams DLE Chris Long.

NFC West spin cycle: Unlikely tie tightens up division

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
While the Rams and Niners fought to a 24-24 deadlock in San Francisco, the Seahawks kept the heat on with a 28-7 pasting of the Jets.

49ers, Rams play to 24-24 tie

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
San Francisco and St. Louis played the NFL's first tie game in four years as both teams missed overtime field goals in Sunday's 24-24 outcome.

Rams rookie WRs a real study in contrast

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
While Rams rookie WR Chris Givens has quickly become a big-play force, it's been a much different story for fellow rookie Brian Quick.

Key matchup: Rams DEs Chris Long and Robert Quinn vs. OTs Anthony Davis and Joe Staley

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Rams' defensive ends vs. the Niners' offensive tackles in the Rams-Niners showdown this Sunday in San Francisco.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cards, Seahawks going in opposite directions

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
In a week in which two NFC West teams were on bye, the Seahawks moved above the .500 mark and the Cardinals continued to flounder.

Rams makeshift O-line unsettled at left guard

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
A Rams offensive line, coached by Paul Boudreau, that has held up surprisingly well despite key injuries remains unsettled at left guard.

Thursday's 60-second rant: NFC West defenses bending and breaking bad

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the sudden vulnerability of the defenses in St. Louis, Seattle and Arizona.

NFC West Spin cycle: 49ers head into bye sitting pretty

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Both the Rams and the Seahawks had Sundays they'd like to forget after losses to the Patriots and Lions, respectively.

Patriots rout Rams in London

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Tom Brady led touchdown drives on the Patriots' first five possessions Sunday and New England ran over the St. Louis Rams 45-7 in London.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 01, 2011
Long did not practice Thursday due to an ankle injury.||||||| Long said he felt fine and sat out practice as a precautionary measure. He leads the team with 10 sacks.
Posted Aug. 03, 2009
After just a year in the NFL, Long feels like a veteran. The St. Louis Rams' defensive end was the team's No. 1 pick last year and the second overall selection. He started all 16 games and had 57 tackles and four sacks _ tied for second-most among NFC rookies.||||||| As he enters his second season, the Rams expect even bigger things from Long. So does he, saying that he's now more comfortable not only with what's expected of him on the field, but the off-the-field routine. "He's a second-year player," Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo said. "There's a big jump you've got to make from year one to year two, and we're hoping Chris makes that."
Posted July 20, 2008
Defensive end Chris Long agreed to a multiyear deal with the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, leaving plenty of time for the second overall pick in the 2008 draft to report to training camp.||||||| The Rams project Long will start at right end, beefing up an anemic pass rush. The Rams report to training camp at Concordia University in Mequon, Wis., on Thursday.
Posted July 20, 2008
The St. Louis Rams and Long, the second overall pick in the draft, reached an agreement on a contract Saturday night, according to a published report.||||||| Long, the son of Hall of Famer Howie Long, is expected to sign a deal that covers at least five years early next week, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on its web site. The Rams report to training camp at Concordia University in Mequon, Wis., on Thursday. The Rams anticipate the 279-pound Long starting at right end to beef up an anemic pass rush.

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