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Jake Long has torn Achilles’ tendon, likely out for season

The injuries keep on coming to the Minnesota Vikings’ offensive line. Tackle Jake Long suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer announced after Sunday’s loss at Washington. Jake Long tore his Achilles, which will end his season. Matt Kalil is eligible to come off IR in two weeks, and let's hope he ready. — Paul Charchian (@PaulCharchian) November...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings to consider Jake Long for banged-up offensive line

The undefeated Minnesota Vikings will get some much needed rest to recover over their bye week, and they will also take that opportunity to look into some options for their offensive line. One player they will consider is former No. 1 overall draft pick Jake Long, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Jake Long among O-linemen who Vikings will consider during bye as injuries...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Bears working out former Pro Bowler Jake Long

Former Miami Dolphins No. 1 overall pick Jake Long hasn’t been a reliable offensive lineman since midway through the 2014 season when he tore his ACL for the second time within a year span. Long, 31, played four games for the Atlanta Falcons last season, but didn’t start a single one of those outings. Not garnering any real interest on the free-agent market, Long is set to...
Via Sportsnaut
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Three biggest additions to the St. Louis Rams roster for 2015

The St. Louis Rams have no shortage of new faces, as a flurry of moves in free agency and a surprise with their first round selection have brought a fresh identity to a squad that has struggled for one over the last few years. However, not all moves over the offseason tend to bring better results. Jake Long, Scott Wells, and Cortland Finnegan were all big money acquisitions for...
Via isportsweb.com
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: St. Louis Rams release Jake Long

By Vincent Frank. The St. Louis Rams are reportedly releasing former top pick Jake Long in what appears to be a cost-cutting move. ESPN’s Nick Wagoner is reporting that the Rams have informed both Long and center Scott Wells that they have been released. Long, the No. 1 overall pick of the Miami Dolphins in the 2008 NFL draft, signed a four-year, $34 million contract with...
Via Sportsnaut
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rams LT Jake Long suffers torn ACL

At 2-5 on the season and coming off a blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, it doesn’t look like the St. Louis Rams are going to be doing much more than playing out the string in the second half of the season. And according to this report from Pro Football Talk, they will be doing so without the services of starting left tackle Jake Long. This would be the second consecutive...
Via Sportsnaut
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams LT Long trying to stay patient as he heals

ST. LOUIS -- Jake Long has sat around longer than he has wanted. The St. Louis Rams left tackle is going to have to wait a little more before he gets to play in another football game. Long had knee surgery in January to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament sustained against Tampa Bay on Dec. 22. Though he has been participating in all preseason practices, he won't see any playing...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams Jake Long Puts His Money Where His Mouth is; Donates $1 Million to Charity

Jake Long is a big, big man (6'7" and 322 pounds). That's why the St. Louis Rams were willing to pay him $36 million to block for Sam Bradford over the next four years--but as it turns out he is more than just a big man in size.@MDouty/TwitterThe former Michigan offensive lineman made a donation to North Star Reach, a camp in Michigan for kids with serious life threatening illnesses...
Via FatManWriting
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: Who should they take with the second pick?

With the draft quickly approaching on May 8th, the St. Louis Rams are on the clock with the second pick in the first round. They are an improving team who were on the edge of making the playoffs in 2013 in the tough NFC West that has all of a sudden become one of the best conferences in the NFL. This draft will be critical for them if they want to become a playoff contender in 2014...
Via isportsweb.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams OT Long carted off field with knee injury vs. Bucs

St. Louis Rams offensive tackle Jake Long was taken off the field on a cart with a right knee injury at the end of the first offensive series. The team said Long's return was doubtful. It appeared Long's knee gave out on pass protection against the Buccaneers' Adrian Clayborn on Sunday. He has started every game at left tackle. Long was the first overall pick of the 2008 draft...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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