After 11 years http://www.theramslockerroom.com/authentic-brandin-cooks-jersey , the former Ram is hanging them up." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesTurf Show Times homepageHorizontal - WhiteTurf Show Timesa Los Angeles Rams communityFollow Turf Show Times online:Follow Turf Show Times on TwitterFollow Turf Show Times on FacebookFollow Turf Show Times on InstagramLog in or sign upLog InSign UpSite searchSearchSearchTurf Show Times main menuSectionsLibraryMastheadCommunity GuidelinesNFL OddsStubHubMoreAll 321 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteSections 2019 offseason2019 free agency2019 NFL DraftFull ArchiveLibrary 2019-20 NFL calendar2019 Rams regular season sched2019 Rams preseason schedMasthead Community Guidelines NFL Odds StubHub ✕Former St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long retiresNew,78commentsAfter 11 years, the former Ram is hanging them up.CDTShare this storyShare this on FacebookShare this on TwitterShareAll sharing optionsShareAll sharing options for:Former St. Louis Rams DE Chris Long retiresTwitterFacebookRedditPocketFlipboardEmailChris Long was a football player.The son of former NFL great Howie Long, Chris put together a fine career at the University of Virginia en route to being drafted second overall in the 2008 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams.The pick more than held up.Long played in 114 games for the Rams racking up 247 tackles and 54.5 sacks in his eight seasons in the Lou. Sadly, the team as a whole never gave Long the chance to succeed with the Rams in larger collective terms.Perhaps fittingly Womens Brandon Allen Jersey , Long was jettisoned as the Rams relocated to Los Angeles. The timing was right for Long to seek out the kind of environment the current Los Angeles Rams are offering talented, end-of-career veterans. And he found those environments with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles where he won Super Bowl rings, one with each.But Chris Long was more than a football player.He lived a life of charitable works that extended far beyond the football field into his Waterboys campaign to deliver clean water to parts of Africa to his efforts to raise awareness to help eliminate homelessness to becoming the first white player in the NFL to support the protests during the national anthem when he put his arm around Eagles CB Malcolm Jenkins who raised his fist just one week after the riots in Long’s hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia:Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty ImagesChris Long was a football player. And he was a Ram. And he was a fine one, but he was a better person. And he’s not retiring from life.Here’s to a football career but also to a better world because of it.Thanks http://www.theramslockerroom.com/authentic-ramik-wilson-jersey , Chris. More rumors and speculation than you can shake a stick at!"Could the Rams extend more of their own players? That’s more likely coming this summer | Rams OfficialHopefully, the Rams will be prudent with these decisions and avoid Tavon Austin / Robert Quinn scenarios. Extensions that create long term value and cap relief would be welcome.Los Angeles Rams: Players worth trading up for in the 2019 NFL Draft | FanSidedIf the Rams decided to trade up instead of down, as many have surmised, here are a few potential targets to consider.2019 NFL Free Agency: Here are the five most likely landing spots for Ndamukong Suh | CBS SportsYes, the Los Angeles Rams are on this list. At what price tag makes would it make sense to bring him back? $10M? $12M? Or was his regular season enough to convince you that we should get younger and cheaper at the position.Will Grier could be perfect third-round pick for Rams during 2019 NFL Draft | Ramblin’ FanIt would indeed be interesting to see the Rams spend one of their higher picks on a QB prospect. Likely? Not very. Smart? Maybe. It would stand to reason that any QB who shines during the preseason under McVay would have increased trade value down the line. The 1 Trade Each NFL Team Should Make in 2019 | Bleacher ReportInteresting league-wide observation piece. One they missed? Antonio Brown to the Bills Dante Fowler Jr Jersey , who are surely much happier to have him than WR Travis Benjamin.Several 2nd-year Rams could start in 2019 after quiet rookie seasons | RamsWireBoomer. Allen. Kiser. The youth movement could potentially be in full effect for the Rams with the recent departures of C John Sullivan and ILB Mark Barron, and the uncertain status of G Rodger Saffold. 13 cut candidates the Rams could target if released | RamsWireA nice list with some pricey talent. Certainly, the Rams will be evaluating every name on it.Rams deciding between experience and upside at backup QB | RamsWireNah, let’s just bring back Mannion, amirite?!!! I’m personally in the veteran camp Nicholas Scott Los Angeles Rams Jerseys , as we don’t need a young upstart disrupting the continued development of QB Jared Goff.