Found March 28, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
PLAYERS: Jake LongJeff Fisher
TEAMS: St. Louis Rams
ST. LOUIS - Jake Long knows there are doubts. While no one questions the talent of the four-time Pro Bowl left guard, some wonder if the new addition to the St. Louis Rams offensive line will be limited by something completely out of his control. Recently, injuries everything from bad shoulders, knees, biceps and triceps have had a way of slowing Long down. His last two seasons in Miami ended with him on the injured reserve. "It's very frustrating, and definitely not ideal," Long said Thursday afternoon. "But it happens." The massive man (6-foot-7, 300-plus pounds) had just finished his first public appearance as a Ram, a question-and-answer session with St. Louis media that had an uncanny way of coming back to the topic of injuries. "You're bound to get hurt in this game," he said. "You've got to rehab and get over it." The No. 1 pick in the 2008 NFL Draft knows the process well. And St. Louis brass had enough faith in him...

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