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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

Is NFC West still 'NFC Worst'?

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush ponders 10 questions about a division that looks like it could be on an upwardly mobile path following an excellent drafting effort.

2010 draft choices by team: Rams

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:03 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the St. Louis Rams in the 2010 NFL draft.

Will Saffold replace Barron in St. Louis?

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Don't be shocked if Rodger Saffold, the Rams' first pick in the second round, replaces Alex Barron as the team's starting right tackle.

Bradford should start for Rams right away

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Rams would be making a big mistake if they didn't start No. 1 pick Sam Bradford from the get-go.

Rams trade Carriker to Redskins, sign RFA Ryan

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Rams remained busy on the DT front Tuesday, trading former first-round draft pick Adam Carriker to the Redskins and signing starting DT Clifton Ryan to a one-year tender offer.

Kroenke throws Rams a curve ball

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
Don’t expect closure on the sale of the Rams any time soon in the wake of minority owner Stan Kroenke’s very surprising decision to exercise his right of first refusal to purchase the 60 percent share of the ...

Kroenke exercises option to buy Rams

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Rams minority Stan Kroenke has decided to exercise his option to purchase the 60 percent interest in the Rams that he doesn't already own, superseding an offer made by Illinois businessman Shahid Khan in February.

New LB Diggs figures to start somewhere for Rams

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
While it remains to be seen whether newly acquired Rams LB Na’il Diggs will play on the weak side or strong side, we hear the odds are strong that he will be starting at one of those positions.

Rams sign veteran LB Diggs

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Rams solidified their LB corps Wednesday with the official announcement that they have signed former Panthers and Packers OLB Na’il Diggs.

Q&A with Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford

Posted April 06, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Sam Bradford is a busy man these days, but he took a few minutes to chat with PFW about his shoulder, his favorite throw to make, the one sport he's not good at and his Draft Day wardrobe.

Rams release QB Bulger

Posted April 05, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Not surprisingly, the Rams announced Monday afternoon that they had released longtime starting QB Marc Bulger, who had more downs than ups in his last three seasons in St. Louis.

Bradford clears way for blockbuster trade?

Posted March 30, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford's pro-day workout Monday was so stellar that it may have driven up the price for an interested suitor in the trade market. Meanwhile, Northwestern DE Corey Wootton still has questions to answer after his pro-day workout.

Merlin Olsen: football legend, remarkable human being

Posted March 28, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Columnist Mike Beacom says that somewhere, in the long list of hats he wore, Merlin Olsen the football star almost gets lost.

Atogwe tender still puzzles Rams insiders

Posted March 28, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Rams' decision to tender O.J. Atogwe at the lowest level risks the loss of one of their few quality players, according to NFC Whispers.

Rams re-sign DE Hall

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Rams announced the re-signing of veteran DE James Hall on Monday. Hall, 33, had been an unrestricted free agent.

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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