Found December 17, 2011 on STLSportsMinute:
After his first three seasons as a member of the St. Louis Rams, some were disappointed with the play of defensive end Chris Long.  The Rams drafted Chris Long second overall out of Virginia in the 2008 NFL Draft and to some and his production coming into 2011 had just not met the standards of a second overall pick. Coming into to 2011, Long's career high in sacks was 8.5 in 2010 and career high in tackles was 43 in 2009. In 2011, Long is a different kind of animal.  Literally. Long has 12 sacks on the season through the Rams first 13 games, which is the sixth most in the NFL and one of the lone bright spots on a 2-11 Rams teams. Long has quietly positioned himself as one of the top pass rushers in the NFL and some believe he may be selected to play in the Pro Bowl. Long does not even want to talk about any Pro Bowl non-sense at this point in the season though. "I don't even like talking about it.  I'm sure it's a great honor, but it's not really why ...

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