Winning a second consecutive Super Bowl crown - as well as helping the Eagles capture their first ever Lombardi Trophy - after eight seasons of missing out on the postseason was special, but Long did something that year that no National Football League player had ever done.
The latter part of Long's career was spent as a situational pass rusher for multiple championship contenders.
And just like that, the Philadelphia Eagles have a big ole' question mark at DE number 3, as they will officially be without Chris Long for the 2019 season (as he's officially announced his retirement from football).Читайте также: Samsung, LG Rolling out 5G Smartphones in US
The No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft out of Virginia finished with 70 career sacks and won a Super Bowl with the Eagles in 2018 and the Patriots in 2017.
"He accomplished both with class and grace". He recorded 54.5 sacks for the Rams in his eight seasons, including a pair of double-digit sack seasons, but never made the Pro Bowl. We are very thankful Chris chose to play for the Philadelphia Eagles, and congratulate him on a fantastic career.
Following the win over Atlanta, Long's social activism first became noticed by the at-large public when he chose to skip the Patriots visit to the White House. That victory secured the NFC East title for the Eagles. I'll always love Philadelphia and the Eagles, but I didn't want Week 4, 5, to come around and people think, Whoa, where's Chris?
He donated his 2017 salary to charity.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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