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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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Rams sign free-agent FS Atogwe

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Rams’ prolonged contract impasse with starting FS O.J. Atogwe came to an abrupt halt early Wednesday afternoon when the team announced it had agreed to a multiyear deal with its most accomplished defensive playmaker.

Rams make changes in personnel department

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Rams announced a number of changes in their personnel department Thursday, including the promotions of Mike Williams to vice president of player personnel and John Mancini to director of college scouting.

Torn triceps could end Setterstrom's season

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Rams OG Mark Setterstrom suffered a torn triceps muscle during practice at the team's minicamp Friday, head coach Steve Spagnuolo revealed Saturday. The injury comes shortly after OLT Jason Smith was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left ...

Atogwe could remain with Rams after all

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The likelihood that FS O.J. Atogwe might stick with the Rams has increased, although it remains quite possible a serious suitor could suddenly materialize in the coming days.

Report: Rams sign veteran DT Hovan

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Multiple media outlets are reporting that the Rams have beefed up their defensive line with the signing of 10th-year DT Chris Hovan, who was released by the Buccaneers in April.

Rams to retire Bruce's No. 80

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Rams officially announced Wednesday that they will retire No. 80, the number worn by WR Isaac Bruce, during the team’s Oct. 31 home game against the Panthers.

Bruce to retire a Ram after trade

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Isaac Bruce, who spent the majority of his career in St. Louis, will retire as a Ram after being obtained in a trade with the Niners Monday afternoon.

Atogwe becomes unrestricted free agent

Posted June 02, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
FS O.J. Atogwe became an unrestricted free agent at midnight ET Tuesday after he and the Rams were unable to agree on a long-term contract and the team failed to extend a new qualifying offer, according to multiple sources.

Report: Rams trying to re-sign Atogwe before deadline

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 12:54 a.m. ET
The Rams are working to reach agreement with FS O.J. Atogwe on a long-term contract, with his restricted free-agent tender set to expire Tuesday, a source with knowledge of the situation has told NFL.com.

Carpenter offers athletic tools to Rams

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
We hear it’s very likely recently acquired OLB Bobby Carpenter will assume the Rams’ starting WLB job right away, despite starting only three games in four seasons with the Cowboys.

Cowboys, Rams make Barron-for-Carpenter deal official

Posted May 10, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Rams and Cowboys made official a trade that had been in the works for nearly a week, sending LB Bobby Carpenter to St. Louis and OT Alex Barron to Dallas in a swap of failed former first-round picks.

Cowboys considering Carpenter-for-Barron deal

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Jerry Jones had said that the team would explore adding depth at a few positions, including the offensive line, and now the Cowboys are discussing a trade for Rams OT Alex Barron.

Rams' contract talks with Bradford curiously slow

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
We hear that the Rams’ uncertain ownership situation, as well as the labor talks, may be delaying a contract agreement with No. 1 draft pick Sam Bradford, the new undisputed face of the franchise.

Report: Barron-Carpenter trade nearing completion

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 3:18 a.m. ET
A trade in which the Rams would send OT Alex Barron to the Cowboys for LB Bobby Carpenter is expected to be finalized Monday, according to NFL Network.

Bears trade S Payne to Rams

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
With a surplus of safeties after obtaining Chris Harris from the Panthers in a trade Tuesday, the Bears traded S Kevin Payne to the Rams late Wednesday afternoon for an undisclosed pick in the 2011 draft.

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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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