May 27, 2008
Chris Long is doing a lot of listening in his first month as a St. Louis Ram. The former Cavalier is turning to veterans for guidance, and looking to become an integral part of the Rams' defense. Long is listed as a defensive end, but may also play some nose tackle or linebacker as well.
Long took part in both rookie camp and mini camp, the latter of which he spent a lot of time around Leonard Little, an eleven year veteran on the Rams' defense. The former Virginia star is looking to adjust to playing football in the NFL.
Something that did not take Long's new coaches long to notice is his ability to listen and learn. Rams personnel says that they like the way Long plays football with a 100 miles per hour mentality, and the number two overall pick is expected to do big things.
Click on the above video link to hear Long's thoughts on adjusting to the NFL.