Chris Long has been playing against the San Francisco 49er's twice a year since he has come into the Nation Football League.
This one however, is the first time this late in the season that the game still actually matters. The 3-5 Rams still have playoff aspirations, and an upset of the 6-2 49ers would be a great stepping stone. Jeff Fisher has brought a new attitude to St Louis, and with that comes higher expectations.
Long and the St. Louis defense will face Alex Smith and his dangerous receiving corps. It's Long's job to help slow the 49ers train down. Long spoke to 95.7 The Game in San Francisco with 'the Rise Guys' about the having to face the 49ers twice a year, and the effect Jeff Fisher has made on the Rams.
"I’ve been playing against these guys for a few years. I always enjoy playing the 49ers because I respect the guys on that team and they’re a good football team and they are well-coached. They’ve got a good coach. They have a physical mindset and they are a team t...