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Jake Long update?

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by paceram, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    I'm starting to get the feeling that the Rams are being used to drive up the Dolphins offer. Maybe, I'm just reading into this too much, but it seems to me that he would likely be signed by now if both parties wanted to make it happen.
     
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  2. paceram Well-Known Member

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    This has definitely crossed my mind but I hope I am wrong!
     
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  3. bluecoconuts Well-Known Member

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    [tweet]312232119810281472[/tweet]
     
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  4. bluecoconuts Well-Known Member

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    @RapSheet: Sounds like #Rams & OT Jake Long are hammering out a deal. Could have a resolution soon, barring any snags. They are OK with him medically
     
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  5. jap Well-Known Member

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    Hurrah for that tidbit. Now get the deal done, and he can formally matriculated into Professor Bou's OL classes of higher learning.
     
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  6. iced Well-Known Member

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    Jim thomas on twitter

    Fisher remains hopeful deal will get done

    <a class="postlink" href="https://twitter.com/jthom1/status/312244064663785473" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">https://twitter.com/jthom1/status/312244064663785473</a>
     
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  7. LosAngelesRams Janoris Ogletree

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    Long Cleared, In Contract talks with Rams

    <a class="postlink" href="http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000150681/article/jake-long-cleared-in-contract-talks-with-st-louis-rams" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap100000 ... louis-rams</a>

    WOOOT!!!
     
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  8. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    Re: Long Cleared, In Contract talks with Rams

    Awesome.

    [textarea]According to Andrews, Long is in the best shape he has seen the player in years.

    "I just saw him [Wednesday] and he looked great," said Andrews, who did surgery to repair a ruptured left triceps injury that cost Long the final four games of the 2012 season. In addition, Long missed the final game of the 2011 season with a biceps injury and has had shoulder and knee surgery.

    Still, Andrews said he would have no qualms telling a team to sign Long and expect strong results.

    "I asked him about his knee and he said it's the best he has felt in years," Andrews said. "Like I said, this is the kind of kid you want. I'm not worried about him at all."

    Andrews said if the season were about to start, Long would be cleared to play, though he recommends the lineman take another month to let his triceps injury heal.

    <a class="postlink" href="http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl--jake-long-looks--great---possibly-makes-dolphins--free-agency-decisions-tougher--035903929.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl--jake- ... 03929.html</a>
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  9. Rabid Ram Well-Known Member

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    <a class="postlink" href="http://m.nfl.com/news/0ap1000000150681/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://m.nfl.com/news/0ap1000000150681/</a>

    Long and rams hammering out a deal per nfl. Com
     
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  10. shaunpinney Well-Known Member

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    [tweet]312179187358265344[/tweet]

    This was interesting from last night... its a good sign ;)
     
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  11. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    This is starting to drive me up the wall. I just want to know one way or the other if he's going to be a Ram. I'm tired of checking the forums and hearing that they are "close" or "working in a deal".
     
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  12. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    Well then let me put your mind at ease.

    There's a definitely possibility that Jake Long will at some point, in the near future, either sign with us or not.
    You're welcome.
     
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  13. paceram Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for making the situation clearer or us! I can go back to normal business now!
     
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  14. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, I feel much better now.
     
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  15. A55VA6 Shutdown Corner

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    If it's gotten this far, he's signing. I'm sure it's just little details that gotta get worked out.
     
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  16. jap Well-Known Member

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    I know his last name is "Long," but damn!!! :bummed:
     
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  17. iced Well-Known Member

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    This whole process has taken way too "Long"
     
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  18. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    You know I'm playin'. And I know it's maddening. Will he, won't he, will he, won't he....

    I'm pretty confident this one is all done. Just taking a little longer than usual is all.
     
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  19. iced Well-Known Member

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    some people sounds like they're picking petals off of a flower..

    "long will sign with us, he won't sign with us"
     
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  20. RhodyRams Well-Known Member

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    What in the hell are they "hammering" out this deal with, cooked spaghetti?
     
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