Chris Long RUMORS & NEWS

  • Howie Long: Son Chris left money on table to sign with Patriots

    Pro Football Talk "Howie Long never had a chance to play for his hometown team, but now that his son has signed with the Patriots, the Hall of Famer thinks it’s a perfect fit. Howie went onto a long career with the Raiders and a berth in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but admits a certain thrill that his son..." March 28

  • Source: Patriots add depth at DE, agree to 1-year deal with Chris Long

    ESPN "Free-agent defensive end Chris Long has agreed to a one-year deal with the New England Patriots, a source told ESPN's Trey Wingo. Long, the second overall pick in the 2008 draft, started 95 games with the Rams and compiled 54.5 sacks, 41.5 of which came between the 2010 and 2013 seasons, which..." March 16

  • Report: Chris Long being pursued by contenders

    The Sports Daily "Recently-released defensive end Chris Long may soon find a new home with one of the NFL’s Super Bowl favorites. According to Peter King of MMQB.com, Long is already being “pursued aggressively by contenders” after the Los Angeles Rams cut him in a cap move last week. An eight-year NFL veteran,..." February 22

  • Chris Long: I was s–t the last two years

    Pro Football Talk "Chris Long took to social media Friday afternoon after being notified of his release by the Rams and thanked the city of St. Louis for its support of the Rams. Long also wrote about his own play and release. “Bottom line, this is a production business,” Long wrote on his Twitter page. “No..." February 20

  • Rams cut Chris Long, James Laurinaitis, Jared Cook

    NFL.com "The Los Angeles Rams have gotten free agency under way. The Rams announced Friday they have released defensive end Chris Long, linebacker James Laurinaitis and tight end Jared Cook. "This is the time of year when all NFL teams are faced with difficult decisions regarding their veteran..." February 20

  • Chris Long hoping to bounce back, unsure what future holds

    ESPN "The Rams played their final game as the St. Louis edition of the team on Jan. 3, but it's also possible that defensive end Chris Long, a St. Louis staple, has played his last game as a Ram. On the heels of two injury-plagued seasons that limited him to 18 games and four sacks, Long is due to..." January 20

  • Long back on practice field for Rams

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "It will have absolutely no bearing on what happens Sunday against the Chicago Bears, but the most noteworthy thing about Friday at Rams Park was the sight of defensive end Chris Long on the practice field. The most tenured Rams player, in his eighth season with the team, Long was officially..." November 14

  • Rams DEs Chris Long, William Hayes confront homelessness in St. Louis

    ESPN "The idea WAS hatched as the St. Louis Rams' team bus inched through a rugged part of downtown St. Louis, and, like many of the plans William Hayes and Chris Long come up with, it wasn't taken very seriously. Hayes and Long are the team's jokesters, bantering about everything from the existence of..." June 01

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    Jim Thomas @jthom1

    Rams must create additional roster spot later in the week when they activate DE Chris Long from IR/designated for return, as expected

  • Chris Long likely to sit out one more week

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Rams closed out their practice week Friday afternoon at Rams Park. They fly to California later Friday and will take on the Chargers in a 3:05 p.m. game Sunday in San Diego. The Rams (4-6) are coming off a 22-7 upset win over Denver and are looking for their first back-to-back wins of the..." November 21

  • Chris Long returns to practice

    ESPN "St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long returned to practice Wednesday afternoon, opening his window to return from the team's injured reserve/designated to return list. Long, of course, has been working his way back from an ankle injury suffered in the season opener against Minnesota on Sept...." November 12

  • Chris Long didn't appreciate ESPN's Michael Sam shower segment

    CBS Sports "Tuesday's SportsCenter featured an awkward break down of Michael Sam -- Rams defensive lineman and the first openly-gay player in the NFL -- and his shower habits. While Josina Anderson reported Kendall Langford said Sam is "one of the guys and seems to be taking a rookie approach in terms of..." August 27

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    Nick Wagoner @nwagoner

    Official injury report forthcoming but Rams RB Zac Stacy was back at practice today. Same for Chris Long. Designations to come.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Rams star end Chris Long missed time this week with a hip injury. He's slated to play vs. #Falcons in his 81st consecutive game

  • Chris Long restructures deal with Rams

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Ever since they re-signed defensive end William Hayes just prior to the start of free agency and then made a pair of big-ticket purchases in free agency (Jared Cook, Jake Long), the Rams have been all but searching under the couch cushions for salary cap relief. The relief has arrived in the form..." April 23

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