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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

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Size doesn't matter for Rams' Amendola

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Little did the Rams know in September 2009 when they signed Danny Amendola off the Eagles’ practice squad just how big a part of the team’s offense the feisty little receiver would become.

49ers rally with OT win over Rams

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Joe Nedney kicked a 29-yard field goal with 9:38 left in overtime, and Troy Smith passed for 356 yards while leading the 49ers' late rally for a 23-20 victory over the Rams on Sunday.

Top two picks truly among best rookies

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Lions DT Ndamukong Suh and Rams QB Sam Bradford, who went second and first, respectively, in the April draft, are ranked in NFList among the top three rookies at midseason.

Kehl moves up ladder in Rams' defense

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Bryan Kehl is the latest member of what team insiders refer to as the Rams’ “New York Mafia” to make his presence felt in the team’s greatly improved defense.

Rams OT Smith cleared to play Sunday

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. ET
Rams OT Jason Smith has been cleared to play in Sunday's game vs. the 49ers after missing Week Eight because of a concussion.

NFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
With three consecutive 100-yard rushing games, RB Steven Jackson has been the Rams' top offensive weapon by far. Read our midseason reports on NFC West teams.

Rams DT Gibson deserves more credit

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 1:43 a.m. ET
St. Louis DRT Gary Gibson doesn't have any eye-catching stats, but he's consistently disruptive, according to one Rams insider in this week's NFC West Whispers.

Rams' Bradford living up to top billing

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
With the first half of his rookie season in the books, the read on Rams QB Sam Bradford couldn’t be more positive, especially in terms of his intangibles.

Q&A with Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson recently took the time to chat with PFW about everything from today's NFL to his glory days with the Los Angeles Rams. Dickerson saw his Rams all-time rushing record fall when RB Steven ...

Would WR-starved Rams even consider Moss?

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
With rookie QB Sam Bradford growing into a future star before their eyes, the Rams suddenly have turned into a bona fide playoff contender. Now just imagine if the suddenly available Randy Moss was added to Bradford’s rag-tag WR ...

Bradford throws 2 TD passes in Rams win

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Rams' defense forced four turnovers, and rookie Sam Bradford continued his solid play in a 20-10 win over the Panthers.

Rams WR Alexander out 2-4 weeks

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Rams WR Danario Alexander suffered a left knee injury in Friday's practice and will miss 2-4 weeks.

Blackout averted for Rams-Panthers game

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Rams have beaten the NFL's extended Friday deadline of noon CT to sell out Sunday's game against the Panthers, successfully avoiding a blackout on local television.

Rams' offensive tackles holding their own

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Team insiders tell us the Rams are happy with the job being turned in by OTs Rodger Saffold and Jason Smith on the left and right sides, respectively, so far this season.

Rams try to beat blackout deadline again

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
According to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Rams must sell 800 tickets by the noon CT deadline imposed by the NFL to avoid TV blackout for the local market.

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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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