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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

Rams sign five to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Rams announced that they have signed the following five players to their practice squad: WR Danario Alexander, DB Marquis Johnson, OT Ryan McKee, WR Brandon McRae and OG Drew Miller.

Rams announce Bradford as starting QB

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Rams have named No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford as their starting quarterback for the regular season.

Future is now for Rams' Bradford

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
One throw by rookie QB Sam Bradford cemented Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo's belief that his team had made the correct decision in making Bradford the first overall draft choice in April.

Redskins, Rams make two trades

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Redskins and Rams made two separate trades Monday, with each team acquiring a rookie player that they believe could make the 53-man roster.

Rams high on rookie TE Hoomanawanui

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
We’re told there hasn’t been a more surprising player for the Rams this offseason than fifth-round TE Michael Hoomanawanui, who, aside from WR Danny Amendola, has been the team’s most reliable receiver.

Rams WR Avery out for season

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Rams announced late Friday that WR Donnie Avery suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Rams’ 36-35 preseason victory over the Patriots Thursday night.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Kroenke gives Rams badly needed stability

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
With Stan Kroenke officially becoming the seventh majority owner in the Rams' 73-year history Wednesday morning, the team's future in St. Louis appears to have been greatly solidified.

Kroenke officially named Rams' new owner

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
E. Stanley Kroenke has officially become the seventh majority owner in the team’s 73-year history. The decision was made by a vote by the league’s owners at a meeting in Atlanta Wednesday morning.

Rams' Jackson a back to build around

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson comes with some durability and team-offense concerns, but upon further review, he looks capable of having another very productive season, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Bradford, Tate lead NFC West rookie crop

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
You’ll be making a mistake if you’re counting on youth to serve up much of a fantasy impact from the NFC West in 2010.

Reports: Westbrook will choose team soon

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Reports are circulating that free-agent RB Brian Westbrook will make a decision Monday about which team he'll play for this season. Although one report said he'd choose the Rams, the team's contract negotiator refuted that.

Grant raises eyebrows as Rams' starting WLB

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Where there's a will there's a way for LB Larry Grant, who has jumped ahead of fellow former Ohio State alum Bobby Carpenter as the starter at the “Will” position

Rams’ Bradford prepares for first big test

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
No. 1 overall pick Sam Bradford gets set to make his preseason debut on Saturday, but he already has impressed his coaches and teammates with his maturity and ability.

Rams S Butler out with sprained MCL

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said after the team's Saturday-morning practice session that starting SS James Butler could be out for a prolonged period with a knee injury.

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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