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Jake Long

Jake Long - #77 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 7"/ 319 lbs.
Birthday 05/09/1985
Birthplace Lapeer, MI
College Michigan
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 1st pick by Dolphins

St. Louis Rams: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the St. Louis Rams, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Schwartz won't say if Calvin Johnson broke three fingers

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz would not confirm if WR Calvin Johnson suffered three broken fingers.

Rams place Titus Young on waivers

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Titus Young's stay with the Rams was brief. The wide receiver has been placed on waivers after only a few days in St. Louis.

Reports: Rams to hire Walton as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Rams will hire Lions secondary coach Tim Walton as their defensive coordinator, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Rams claim former Lions WR Young

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Rams claimed WR Titus Young off waivers from the Lions on Tuesday, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora first reported.

Uncertainty over home dome remains for Rams

Posted Feb. 04, 2013 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
An attorney for the agency that runs the home of the Rams says it's unlikely it will implement the plan to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome.

Rams will not hire Rob Ryan

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Rams decided Tuesday not to hire Rob Ryan for their vacant defensive-coordinator position.

Report: Rams hire Rob Ryan

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Rams hired former Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan to take over their defense, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Rams remain in dire need of playmaking wideouts

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
For the second year in a row, wide receiver shapes up as a major draft need for the Rams.

Gregg Williams expected to follow son out of St. Louis

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
We hear it won't be long before Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams receives the same fate as his son, Blake, who was fired Wednesday.

NFC West Spin cycle: Niners, Seahawks gear up for postseason

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Niners and Seahawks have plenty of momentum for the playoffs afer taking down the Cardinals and Rams, respectively, in Week 17.

Seahawks top Rams to finish 2012 perfect at home

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Russell Wilson tied Peyton Manning's record for most touchdown passes by a rookie with 26, and Seattle finished the season 8-0 at home with a win over the Rams.

NFC West Spin cycle: There's no stopping red-hot Seahawks

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The surging Seahawks grabbed center stage in the NFC West with their playoff-clinching rout of the Niners in Seattle.

Bradford, Jenkins lead Rams past Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford tossed a pair of touchdown passes and CB Janoris Jenkins scored his fourth TD of the season, helping the Rams beat the Buccaneers 28-13.

Likelihood growing that Jackson on last legs with Rams

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
We hear the odds RB Steven Jackson will remain with the Rams after this season have dropped below 50 percent.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2013
The Rams remained hopeful of adding another big piece to the offense, tackle Jake Long.||||||| Coach Jeff Fisher said Thursday at a news conference to introduce Jared Cook that Long was still in town a day after interviewing with the team.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Long was placed on injured reserve Tuesday by the Miami Dolphins because of a left triceps injury, ending his season and perhaps his tenure with the team.||||||| The perennial Pro Bowl pick and No. 1 overall choice in the 2008 draft was hurt in Sunday's loss to New England. Long might have played his final game for Miami because he can become an unrestricted free agent this winter. Long would receive $15.4 million next year if the Dolphins give him a franchise tag, and that's likely more than Miami will be willing to spend. He has battled injuries for much of his career and had a disappointing season.
Posted Sept. 05, 2012
Long was limited in practice Wednesday because of a right knee injury he suffered last week.||||||| The Dolphins open the season Sunday at favored Houston.
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
Long left practice Monday after hurting his right knee when he went down in a pile on a pass play. An MRI exam showed the injury wasn't serious, said a person familiar with the diagnosis, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins didn't comment on the injury.||||||| Back trouble slowed Long last season, and he went on injured reserve before the final game because of a torn right biceps. He nonetheless was chosen a Pro Bowl starter at left tackle for the third consecutive year. Although Long has missed only two games in four NFL seasons, he has dealt with knee trouble in the past and wore a brace on his right knee Monday. Any absence would be especially worrisome with rookie Ryan Tannehill under center.
Posted Dec. 11, 2011
Long has been placed on injured reserve with a right arm injury, meaning he'll miss the team's final game Sunday against the New York Jets.||||||| The move Wednesday came one day after Long was chosen a Pro Bowl starter for the third consecutive year. He endured an injury-plagued season, including a back ailment that forced him to miss two games after he started the first 61 games of his career. Long suffered the arm injury in the first quarter of Saturday's loss at New England.

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