Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 3/28/13

MIAMI - OCTOBER 05: Offensive lineman Jake Long #77 of the Miami Dolphins takes a breather while taking on the San Diego Chargers at Dolphin Stadium on October 5, 2008 in Miami, Florida. The Dolphins defeated the Chargers 17-10. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
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 after a rigorous round of tests that included Long...
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