Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 2/20/13
Miami Dolphins left tackle Jake Long will be a free agent pretty soon, and in a phone interview with NFL Network's Lindsay Rhodes, he says his chances on returning to the team in 2013 is something the Dolphins will have to work out, not him. "We're going to have to see," Long said. "The last five years I've really enjoyed being a part of the Dolphins. They have such a great tradition of football there. The community and fans have really embraced me and I've loved playing there. I'd be open to continue my career there, but it's essentially on them, see what they want to do and what direction they want to head in and go from there. That's the business side of it so we'll see what they want to do." The former first round pick, shoud he not re-sign with the Dolphins, isn't too worried about the prospect of finding a new team while he's rehabbing a surgically repaired triceps that some feel would have negative impact for him in free agency. "I'm not concerned," he said. "The last couple of years I've had some injuries I've had to work through, it hasn't been the ideal situation, but I've been working hard this offseason to get healthy and get strong.
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