Chris Long RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Long calls “clumsy” anthem policy “a dumb move”

    Pro Football Talk "Chris Long and Malcolm Jenkins spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since the NFL implemented its anthem policy. The Eagles players, among the NFL’s most vocal and socially aware, backed up their statements they posted on social media last week. “I..." May 29

  • Chris Long Responds to NFL's New National Anthem Rules With Outspoken Tweet

    12 Up "​Following a controversial decision made by the NFL, the league has decided to implement a policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the national anthem, but allows them to stay in the locker room if they choose to do so.  The new rule subjects teams..." May 24

  • Chris Long 'I Celebrated Super Bowl Win ... Helping African Kids'

    TMZ "Chris Long's quest to be the wokest man in the NFL continues -- he tells TMZ Sports he didn't celebrate his Super Bowl win in Vegas, L.A. or Miami ... instead going to Africa to build wells with his charity. Long was out in NYC when we asked if he's still celebrating the Eagles' victory over..." May 13

  • Eagles DE Chris Long To Play In 2018

    Pro Football Rumors "Despite rumors that he’d been considering retirement, Eagles defensive end Chris Long plans to continue his career in 2018, according to Adam Caplan of SiriusXM (Twitter link). Long reportedly signed a new deal with Philadelphia last week, leading to speculation that he would indeed return for..." March 26

  • Chris Long 'leaning on going back' to Eagles this season

    NFL.com "Chris Long is indeed leaning toward playing for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2018. Speaking at a charity event Wednesday, Long said he is "leaning on going back and playing" for the Eagles this season. The development comes after Long signed a restructured contract with the Eagles last week, a..." March 22

  • Eagles restructure Chris Long's contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Eagles and general manager Howie Roseman have been manuvering around the salary cap to clear out space in order to acquire new talent. Now that the initial wave of free agency is over, Roseman turned his attention to using some of the team's available capital to reward one of the team's..." March 21

  • More money might not be enough to keep Chris Long in Philly

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Eagles have given veteran defensive end Chris Long a raise, but according to one report, Long is concerned enough about his playing time with the Eagles that he's mulling his options regarding his future. What is certain is that at some point before March 15, Long signed a new contract with..." March 21

  • Eagles plan to bring back Chris Long

    247 Sports "Chris Long has no plans to retire, and the Philadelphia Eagles also have no plans on moving on from him. Per Peter King of the Monday Morning Quarterback, the Eagles have every intension of bringing Long back for 2018, the final year of his two year deal. The Eagles save $1.95 million in cap..." March 05

  • Chris Long will get tattoo of LB coach with Super Bowl win

    247 Sports "Chris Long is back in the Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles, but this one will have a lasting impression...especially with the Eagles win. So naturally, Long admitted he made a dumb bet with Eagles linebackers coach Ken Flajole long before the Super Bowl. "I would get a portrait of..." January 30

  • Chris Long Says He Won't Visit The White House If Eagles Win Super Bowl

    SI "Defensive end Chris Long told Pardon My Take that he plans to skip another White House visit if the Philadelphia Eagles win Super Bowl LII. Long was a member of last year's New England Patriots team that won Super Bowl LI but was not in attendance for the team's visit with President Donald..." January 29

  • Obama: Chris Long donating salary shows 'what's best about America'

    Philly Voice "Former President Barack Obama thinks Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long's charity is an example of good news in world seemingly overcome by bad news. In a series of tweets Friday morning, the ex-commander-in-chief and Chicago Bears fan tried to highlight some positive stories from the..." December 29