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Maybe Chicago Bears Should Just Draft Guys Named Kyle

Sometimes crazy little trends develop for teams during NFL drafts.  For the Chicago Bears, perhaps they should find more players named Kyle.  Over the past two years, general manager Phil Emery has made two picks in the first round that fill different needs, play different positions with two completely different personalities.  Yet they share two things in common.  Both are turning...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon football recruiting: Haniteli Lousi could add depth and muscle to Duck o-line

As much as the Ducks missed Kiko Alonso and Michael Clay, the offense has missed Kyle Long. His stellar, physical, athletic play at guard is glaringly missing in this year's offense; they haven't had the same consistency without him. Oregon has struggled in pass protection and the running game this season, particularly in the stretch drive, and guard play has been a critical...
Via The Duck Stops Here
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks in the NFL: D-Boy makes good, Long road grades, Kelly makes moves

Former member of the D-Boyz Walter Thurmond made 5 solo tackles and recovered a second-quarter fumble in Seattle's 17-10 road victory over Green Bay. Thurmond's sharp defensive effort helped the Seahawks overcome two interceptions by ex-Wisconsin Badger Russell Wilson. Thurmond was taken by the Pete Carroll and the Hawks in the 4th round of the 2010 draft. He played 14 games...
Via The Duck Stops Here
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Long goes 20th to the Chicago Bears

Kyle Long goes 20th to the Chicago Bears The pair of first-round draft choices signified only the second time in school history that two Oregon players were selected in the first round the same year. Long played only one season at Oregon after transferring from Saddleback (CA) Community College but made a huge impact on the program in his short stay. He didn't break into...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2013 NFL Draft Pick: Kyle Long Offensive Guard Oregon

For the second consecutive year Chicago Bears fans and media alike are left scratching their heads about a Phil Emery draft pick.  With the 20th overall pick in the NFL draft the Bears selected offensive guard from Oregon Kyle Long.  Long played in 11 games but only started in four games for the Oregon Ducks in the 2013 campaign.  The Bears did address a position of need on the...
Via Midway Illustrated
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Second Duck Taken in First Round

The Chicago Bears used the 20th pick of the first round in the 2013 Draft to select Oregon offensive guard Kyle Long. With the selection of Long joins defensive end Dion Jordan as the Ducks taken among the first 20 players in the current draft.
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Who Will Rise to be the 2014 National Champions?

Who Will Rise to be the 2014 National Champions? Provided Alabama is always a relatively safe pre-season bet to be the national champions, but how long can this dynasty reign supreme? Regardless of Nick Saban’s recruiting ability, ‘Bama can’t be number one forever. Here we take a look at other likely 2014 National Championship contenders: 1- Ohio State Buckeyes...
Via BeyondUSports
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

SOTT Draft Profile: Kyle Long

NFL pedigree doesn’t come around often and neither does Hall of Fame bloodlines, but that is the story on offensive lineman Kyle Long. His father (Howie) and brother (Chris) are NFL impact players and the question is whether Kyle can reach that potential too. We talked to Michael Welborn of Fish Duck, a site that looks at Oregon Duck Football. Take a look at what he said about...
Via State of the Texans
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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