Before Combine: Hgt: 6070, Wgt: 315, 40YD: 4.96-5.08-5.17
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Draft Scout Jake Long News
11/14/16 - OT Jake Long suffered an Achilles injury that is believed to be season ending.
11/14/16 - LT Jake Long's injury-riddled career likely has ended with a torn Achilles' tendon suffered on the second-to-last offensive snap of Sunday's game. The first pick of the 2008 draft, Long was out of football when the desperate Vikings signed him during the bye week and played him with disastrous results in Philadelphia after the bye. He started the next three games AND was getting progressively more up to speed again before yet another injury took him down.
11/01/16 - LT Jake Long started at left tackle on Monday night. It was his first start with the Vikings in his second game with the team. The move sent T.J. Clemmings back to right tackle and Jeremiah Sirles to primary backup at the guard and tackle positions.
10/17/16 - LT Jake Long, who was signed last week during the bye, practiced Monday. He appeared at left tackle during the brief portion of practice that's open to the media. The Vikings could be looking at starting him against the Eagles on Sunday. They would move T.J. Clemmings back to right tackle. Clemmings has started only three games at left tackle. He started the last three games in place of Matt Kalil, who is on injured reserve. Clemmings played well in the first two games against Carolina and the Giants. But he gave up two sacks and was called for a face-masking penalty against Houston.
10/12/16 - T Jake Long, a four-time Pro Bowler and one-time first-team All-Pro, signed with the Vikings. Long is 31 with a long history of injuries that include a bad back, torn triceps, torn biceps and two torn ACLs. But he has a connection to line coach Tony Sparano, who was Dolphins head coach when Miami selected Long No. 1 overall in 2008.
He's also apparently healthy again and two years removed from his last major injury, a torn ACL. Long practiced on Tuesday, the last day before the Vikings scattered for their bye week. He spent most of his time at left tackle "just to knock the rust off," but also saw a few snaps at right tackle.