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Jake Long to workout with Falcons

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Former Miami Dolphins number one overall pick Jake Long will work out for the Atlanta Falcons today.

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Former Miami Dolphins and St. Louis Rams left tackle Jake Long will workout for the Atlanta Falcons today, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Long was released in March by the Rams after two seasons with the club. He had signed a four-year deal with the Rams during the 2013 offseason, agreeing to a $34-million contract with $12-million guaranteed.

In seven years in the league, Long has appeared in 96 career games, starting all of them. He was a Pro Bowl selection in each of his first four years, all with Miami, before injuries started to mount. He last played in all 16 games in a season in 2010, his one First-Team All-Pro selection season. He missed two contests in 2011 with the Dolphins, but still made the Pro Bowl. In 2012, his last with Miami, he missed four games. In 2013, he missed one contest for the Rams, then missed nine games this past season. Both the 2013 and 2014 games missed for the Rams came after Long tore his ACL.

A workout with the Falcons could signal interest in Long will start picking up as teams enter training camp. Concerns of Long's health will, of course, dominate any potential signing for the former first-overall selection.