NFL: St Louis Rams sign Jake Long on four-year contract to help protect Sam Bradford

Last Updated: 18/03/13 12:37pm

  • Share:
Jake Long: former first overall draft pick is swapping Miami for St Louis

Jake Long: former first overall draft pick is swapping Miami for St Louis

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

St Louis Rams have agreed a deal to sign left tackle Jake Long.

Long, the first overall pick in the 2008 draft, was an unrestricted free agent after spending the first five years of his career with Miami Dolphins.

He went to the Pro Bowl in each of his first four seasons in Miami but was placed on injured reserve last December due to a right triceps injury.

The St Louis Post-Dispatch report Long's four-year deal with the Rams is worth $36 million.

In St Louis he will be tasked with protecting quarterback Sam Bradford's blindside.

Bradford, the first overall pick in the 2010 draft, has been sacked 105 times in three seasons.

  • Share:


NFL off-season moves

Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets during NFL 2013 pre season

QB battles commence

Mark Sanchez won round one at the Jets, but that was just one of several lines of note from QBs in pre-season action.

Vince Young: Another NFL chance with Green Bay

Young given Packers chance

The colourful career of quarterback Vince Young took another surprising turn after he signed with the Green Bay Packers.

Dennis Pitta: A reliable option for Joe Flacco last season

Pitta ruled out for season

Baltimore tight end Dennis Pitta will miss the entire NFL season after suffering a serious hip injury.


Most Popular


Jags competition

Jags competition

Win Jags quarterback Blake Bortles signed football - enter now to be in with a chance.

Sky Sports Mock Draft

Sky Sports Mock Draft

As we edge closer to the 2015 NFL draft, Richard Graves compiles his own list of the likely movers.

Second chances?

Second chances?

We analyse Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy - and hear the thoughts of NFL greats.