NFL brothers make NHL playoff bet. Hilarity ensues.

Chris Long is a defensive lineman for the St. Louis Rams. Kyle Long is an offensive lineman for the Chicago Bears. With the St. Louis Blues battling the Chicago Blackhawks in Round 1 of the NHL playoffs, the brothers, who are very active on Twitter, made a Twitter wager on the series that they shared over ... you guessed it ... Twitter. Chris threw out the bet. Kyle accepted. Then...
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In the draft, the St. Louis Rams must balance need versus best player available

NFL Draft experts have described offensive tackle Jake Matthews as a “plug-and-play” talent. But some claim Greg Robinson, while less polished, has the higher upside. What about wide receiver Sammy Watkins? There are some scouts out there who think he’s the best receiving prospect to come along since Calvin Johnson. And speaking of the best, how can defensive end Jadeveon Clowney...
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Here are the players the St. Louis Rams could have drafted the past 10 years

Not too long ago, our Ted Bryant took the liberty of re-drafting the top 5 worst positional draft mistakes committed by the Rams over the past few years. It was a fascinating – and, let’s face it, depressing – look at how the Rams could have avoided their terrible 15-65 pitfall from 2007-2011. Not to bring this up again, but I feel compelled to take this a step further today...
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National Rewind: DTs for the St. Louis Rams, Power Rankings, rule changes, more

In case you missed it the best national stories from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 defensive tackles in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: The greatest player in the history of every franchise. (READ) - The NFL just passed the dumbest, least fun rule ever. (READ) - Ten rule changes the NFL should implement immediately. (READ) You may also...
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Weekly Rewind: Rams sign a couple free agents; Chris Long twitter feud recap

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed this past week. cover32 Rams Local Content - What to think of the Shaun Hill signing? (READ) - The St. Louis Rams should steer clear of Kenny Britt. (READ) - Twitter Tuesday: Could the St. Louis Rams and Atlanta Falcons be trade partners again? (READ) - Top-5 Recent St. Louis Rams Draft Screw-ups, Re-drafted. (READ) - Chris Long lays...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC West rivals Long, Davis have at it via Twitter

ST. LOUIS -- Don't mess with Chris Long. The St. Louis Rams' rivalry with the San Francisco 49ers got a little more interesting Thursday afternoon when the veteran defensive end engaged in some colorful Twitter banter with 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis. Here is the tweet from Davis that started it all ... First Long offered a warning ... Then he went into attack mode...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Long wants the St. Louis Rams to draft Rob Ford

This would certainly be an unorthodox selection, but Rams defensive end Chris Long is on record saying the Rams should select Toronto mayor Rob Ford with the no. 2 overall selection in this year’s draft. .@NickkisSavage i’ve said this a thousand times we draft mayor rob ford at #2 he’s a plug and play. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) March 7, 2014 @bscott_wcs we take mayor rob ford...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Long ejected for throwing a punch

Rams defensive end Chris Long was ejected from Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers for throwing punches. He probably deserved that consequence. What happened next was absolutely uncalled for. While walking into the locker room at Bank of America Stadium, a fan threw a bottle at Long. The sixth-year defender subsequently gave the fan base the bird, which triggered more...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Long restructures his contract

The St. Louis Rams have gotten creative with defensive end Chris Long’s contract. As a result, they have cleared out an extra $4.6 million in cap space. St. Louis found themselves swimming in murky financial waters after they resigned defensive end William Hayes and made large free agency splashes in the form of Jake Long and Jared Cook. Please click here to read this story...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams Chris Long: Breaking away from the shadow of the old man?

Chris Long, son of hall of famer Howie has been the bookend of the St. Louis rams defensive line since being selected in the first round of the 2008 draft out of Virginia. A D-line much maligned since is coming of age this season in a team structure that has been renewed with new coaching, management and philosophy after their disparity of the later 2000′s. Paid better than his...
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November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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