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Three time Pro Bowl left tackle Jake Long will miss his first NFL start. Miami Dolphins left tackle Jake Long will miss his first NFL game against the Bills. Long, whom the Miami Dolphins selected first overall in 2008, prides himself on his iron man reputation. He’s started 61 straight games for the Dolphins, but the back injury he suffered in last Sunday’s 26-10 loss to the Eagles won’t allow him to play in Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. It’s uncertain who will start in Long’s place at left tackle. Nate Garner replaced Long last week against the Eagles. Reserve guard John Jerry practiced with the starters some last week, and starting right guard Vernon Carey spent all of 2007 as the team’s starting left tackle. The Dolphins, which allowed nine sacks last week without Long, better have a good game plan because starting quarterback Matt Moore, who suffered a concussion last week, expects to start his 10th game of the season. Moore practiced for the past three days after pa...
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