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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

Catchy NFC West position battles

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
There are other position battles going on in the NFC West besides the QB challenges in Seattle and Arizona — most notably at wide receiver.

Rams not tipping hand on D-coordinator game plan

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The Rams hardly have been up front on the details of their defensive coordinator-by-committee game plan in the absence of Gregg Williams.

Rams sign DE Gholston

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The Rams signed free-agent DE Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick of the 2008 draft, on Wednesday.

Colts acquire CB Gordy from Rams

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Colts acquired CB Josh Gordy from the Rams for an undisclosed draft pick in 2014.

Jaguars commit to London games 2013-16

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the Jaguars’ multi-year commitment to play games in London from 2013-16.

Report: Jaguars to play multiple games in London

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Jaguars will replace the Rams as the NFL team that will play multiple games in London.

Rams will not play in 2013-14 London games

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Rams announced Monday that they will not play home games in London in 2013 or 2014, canceling plans to play home games there beyond the 2012 season.

Offensive tackle looking like potential weak link for Rams

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
With Rodger Saffold and Jason Smith struggling to hold their own against the Rams' starting DEs in training camp, offensive tackle is a major concern.

Rams sign Long to new four-year deal

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Rams reportedly have signed former first-round draft pick Chris Long to a "huge" new four-year deal Sunday. 

Rams sign rookies Jenkins, Johnson

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 12:32 a.m. ET
The Rams signed rookie CBs Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson to rookie contracts, rounding out their draft class.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly previews what to expect from the Cardinals, Rams, 49ers and Seahawks in training camp.

Rams have quite the crowd at tight end

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
With nine players challenging for four likely roster spots, there won’t be a more competitive position in the Rams’ training camp than tight end.

Report: Rams DE Quinn arrested for DWI

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Rams DE Robert Quinn was arrested on July 10 for DWI, according to KSDK in St. Louis.

Rookies bolster Rams' CB situation

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
With rookies Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson both making strong early impressions, the Rams appear to look greatly improved at cornerback.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

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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