Vikings sign veteran tackle Jake Long for ailing line
Oct 12 2016
Zimmer confirmed that the Vikings worked out veteran offensive lineman Jake Long on Monday, but the team has not signed him.
Smith is the second member of the Vikings' offensive line to be placed on injured reserve in recent weeks, joining left tackle Matt Kalil. It hasn't mattered much yet since the Vikes are the NFL's final unbeaten, but the team is quite thin on the edge, starting a former fourth-rounder (Clemmings) and an ex-waiver claim (Jeremiah Sirles) at left and right tackle, respectively.
The Vikings badly needed some help, and Long, 31, was a natural fit as a four-time Pro Bowl pick and All-Pro selection in 2010. Long, 31, was nearly signed to the Baltimore Ravens earlier this week but refused to sign a waiver on his right knee. He last played for the Falcons in 2015.
The question now is how.long (WHAT I DID THERE DID YOU SEE IT?).it takes the former Michigan Wolverine to make his way into the Vikings lineup.
The Minnesota Vikings are spending the bye week by boosting up their injury plagued offensive line.
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"There's a lot of carry over from the stuff I did with him when I was in Miami", Long said.
"I knew he'd thrive when he came here", Long said.
According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Vikings are expected to sign Long to a deal sometime today. He was a starter for all three years at left tackle with the Crimson Tide, beginning as a true freshman. It may also take time for Long to get into game shape and up to speed with the playbook, line calls, and blocking schemes.
"I'm about two years out from my ACL (injury) so I've had time to heal, my whole body has time to heal", he added.
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