Found December 19, 2011 on Lions Blog:
PLAYERS: Jake Long
TEAMS: Miami Dolphins
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For the first time in his four NFL seasons, Jake Long missed a game. Long, the Dolphins' Pro Bowl left tackle and the No. 1 overall draft pick from Michigan in 2008, was sidelined by a back injury and saw his consecutive-games streak end at 62.
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Some of the storylines that came out of the Dolphins' 30-23 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, including Reggie Bush's career game, Davone Bess' big day on punt returns and tackle Jake Long missing his first NFL game.
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