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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

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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.

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.

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 begin extension talks with Laurinaitis, Long

Posted June 09, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Rams have begun contract extension talks with both MLB James Laurinaitis and DE Chris Long.

Rams' stunning upset could signal turnaround

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
While a run at a division title seems highly unlikely, at least some semblance of respectability seems within reach for the Rams after their huge upset win over the Saints.

Insider: Bills' Gailey knows offense

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
An NFL insider marvels at the job head coach Chan Gailey has done with the Bills' offense in his first year in Buffalo.

Long: More comfort with scheme key behind Rams' improved pass rush

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Why is the Rams' pass rush so much better this season? Starting DLE Chris Long told PFW that another year in the system is the biggest reason.

Arrow pointing up for Rams DE Long

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Although it has taken a lot longer than many Rams fans would have preferred, it appears DE Chris Long finally could be starting to live up to his first-round billing.

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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