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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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Is NFC West still 'NFC Worst'?

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush ponders 10 questions about a division that looks like it could be on an upwardly mobile path following an excellent drafting effort.

2010 draft choices by team: Rams

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:03 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the St. Louis Rams in the 2010 NFL draft.

Will Saffold replace Barron in St. Louis?

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Don't be shocked if Rodger Saffold, the Rams' first pick in the second round, replaces Alex Barron as the team's starting right tackle.

Bradford should start for Rams right away

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Rams would be making a big mistake if they didn't start No. 1 pick Sam Bradford from the get-go.

Rams trade Carriker to Redskins, sign RFA Ryan

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Rams remained busy on the DT front Tuesday, trading former first-round draft pick Adam Carriker to the Redskins and signing starting DT Clifton Ryan to a one-year tender offer.

Kroenke throws Rams a curve ball

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
Don’t expect closure on the sale of the Rams any time soon in the wake of minority owner Stan Kroenke’s very surprising decision to exercise his right of first refusal to purchase the 60 percent share of the ...

Kroenke exercises option to buy Rams

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Rams minority Stan Kroenke has decided to exercise his option to purchase the 60 percent interest in the Rams that he doesn't already own, superseding an offer made by Illinois businessman Shahid Khan in February.

New LB Diggs figures to start somewhere for Rams

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
While it remains to be seen whether newly acquired Rams LB Na’il Diggs will play on the weak side or strong side, we hear the odds are strong that he will be starting at one of those positions.

Rams sign veteran LB Diggs

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Rams solidified their LB corps Wednesday with the official announcement that they have signed former Panthers and Packers OLB Na’il Diggs.

Q&A with Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford

Posted April 06, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford is a busy man these days, but he took a few minutes to chat with PFW about his shoulder, his favorite throw to make, the one sport he's not good at and his Draft Day wardrobe.

Rams release QB Bulger

Posted April 05, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Not surprisingly, the Rams announced Monday afternoon that they had released longtime starting QB Marc Bulger, who had more downs than ups in his last three seasons in St. Louis.

Bradford clears way for blockbuster trade?

Posted March 30, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford's pro-day workout Monday was so stellar that it may have driven up the price for an interested suitor in the trade market. Meanwhile, Northwestern DE Corey Wootton still has questions to answer after his pro-day workout.

Merlin Olsen: football legend, remarkable human being

Posted March 28, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Columnist Mike Beacom says that somewhere, in the long list of hats he wore, Merlin Olsen the football star almost gets lost.

Atogwe tender still puzzles Rams insiders

Posted March 28, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Rams' decision to tender O.J. Atogwe at the lowest level risks the loss of one of their few quality players, according to NFC Whispers.

Rams re-sign DE Hall

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Rams announced the re-signing of veteran DE James Hall on Monday. Hall, 33, had been an unrestricted free agent.

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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