• Steelers made late play for Jake Long

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Mar 18, 2013
    The Steelers may not have had enough cap space to give Jake Long the kind of money he was looking for. And the Steelers don’t have much of it.  However, how happy are the Steelers with these guys? Much like the Steelers, the Dolphins do not have one player they drafted in 2008 remaining on the roster.  By even reaching out to Long, the Steelers showed they have some reservations about either left tackle Marcus Gilbert or right tackle Mike Adams , especially when the team's precious cap dollars should be spent on more pressing needs like outside linebacker, running back and wide receiver. Gilbert, who has started at right tackle the past two seasons, is expected to make the move to the left side and take over for Max Starks , and Adams has been penciled in at right tackle.
    • Steelers Fall Short Of Getting Jake Long

      Fifth year offensive tackle, Jake Long, was the first overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. The Dolphins drafted Long after they finished their 2007 season winning just one regular season game. Much like the Steelers, the Dolphins do not have one player t…
    • Pittsburgh Steelers tried to sign Jake Long

      Offensive tackle Jake Long signed a four-year deal with the St. Louis Rams on Sunday night that could be worth up to $36 million. The former No. 1 overall pick reportedly chose the Rams over the Miami Dolphins, but there was another interested team as w…
      Source: ESPN.com

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