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:

Related

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.

Poll

Most Popular

Features

Fave Super Bowls

Fave Super Bowls

Take a trip down memory lane with as we select another one of our five favourite Super Bowls.

Six things to watch...

Six things to watch...

View From America blogger Alex Ferguson has decided on six factors that will decide the Super Bowl - do you agree?

Super Bowl Party Checklist

Super Bowl Party Checklist

Are you staying up to watch the Super Bowl? Here are the essentials to make it through the night...