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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

Rookie QB Lindley gets start for Cardinals

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced that rookie Ryan Lindley will start at quarterback in Week 12 vs. the Rams.

Rams activate C Wells, waive FB Miller

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Rams activated C Scott Wells from the short-term injured-reserve list on Tuesday and waived FB Brit Miller.

NFC West Spin cycle: Rams, Cardinals continue to roll downhill

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
While the Seahawks rested on their bye week, there was no rest for the weary Rams and Cardinals following losses to the Jets and Falcons.

Jets snap losing skid, rout Rams

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Bilal Powell ran for the first two touchdowns of his career, helping the Jets end a three-game losing streak with a 27-13 victory over the Rams.

Rookie CB Jenkins remains a work in progress for Rams

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Despite his one-game suspension, we hear the pluses still outweigh the minuses for Rams rookie CB Janoris Jenkins.

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.

NFC West spin cycle: Unlikely tie tightens up division

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
While the Rams and Niners fought to a 24-24 deadlock in San Francisco, the Seahawks kept the heat on with a 28-7 pasting of the Jets.

49ers, Rams play to 24-24 tie

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
San Francisco and St. Louis played the NFL's first tie game in four years as both teams missed overtime field goals in Sunday's 24-24 outcome.

Rams rookie WRs a real study in contrast

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
While Rams rookie WR Chris Givens has quickly become a big-play force, it's been a much different story for fellow rookie Brian Quick.

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.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cards, Seahawks going in opposite directions

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
In a week in which two NFC West teams were on bye, the Seahawks moved above the .500 mark and the Cardinals continued to flounder.

Rams makeshift O-line unsettled at left guard

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
A Rams offensive line, coached by Paul Boudreau, that has held up surprisingly well despite key injuries remains unsettled at left guard.

Thursday's 60-second rant: NFC West defenses bending and breaking bad

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the sudden vulnerability of the defenses in St. Louis, Seattle and Arizona.

NFC West Spin cycle: 49ers head into bye sitting pretty

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Both the Rams and the Seahawks had Sundays they'd like to forget after losses to the Patriots and Lions, respectively.

Patriots rout Rams in London

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Tom Brady led touchdown drives on the Patriots' first five possessions Sunday and New England ran over the St. Louis Rams 45-7 in London.

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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