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NFL | Long released from hospital

Thu, 07 Feb 2008 20:31:43 -0800

Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports free agent DT Rien Long (Titans) was released from the hospital Monday, Feb. 4, according to a hospital official. Long was in critical condition after a one-car accident Jan. 21. Spokesman Don Aaron said Long was interviewed by police this week. "The crash report will cite reckless driving, with speed as a component, as the contributing factor to the accident. Long said he had not been drinking and there was no evidence detected of alcohol involvement. He was checking the performance of his vehicle and it got away from him," Aaron said. No ticket will be issued because it was a one-car accident and no parties outside the vehicle were injured.

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Titans | Long remains in stable condition after crash

Thu, 31 Jan 2008 14:26:22 -0800

Paul Kuharsky, of The Nashville Tennessean, reports former Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long remains in stable condition Thursday, Jan. 31, after he was injured in a one-car crash in downtown on Jan. 21. Long was initially in critical condition, but on Jan. 23 hospital officials said he had stabilized.

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NFL | Long in stable condition

Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:46:54 -0800

The Associated Press reports free-agent DL Rien Long (undisclosed) has improved from critical condition to stable condition after being involved in a car accident Monday, Jan. 21.

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NFL | Long in critical condition after car accident

Tue, 22 Jan 2008 21:14:38 -0800

Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports free agent DT Rien Long (Titans) is in critical condition after a single-car accident Monday, Jan. 21. A hospital spokesperson said Long was "still critical, but they have him stable." According to Metro Police, Long drove his 2005 Ford Mustang onto an entrance ramp "at a high rate of speed." The news release from police said, "As the Mustang approached the bottom of the ramp, it went into a clockwise slide, left the roadway, traveled up an embankment, and collided with a rock wall on the driver's side. The car then rolled over and fell back to the roadway, landing on its roof."

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Titans | Long has contract terminated

Thu, 06 Sep 2007 21:16:03 -0700

Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans have terminated DT Rien Long's contract.

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Titans | Long placed on IR

Sat, 01 Sep 2007 16:49:42 -0700

The Tennessee Titans have announced they have placed DL Rien Long (knee) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2007 season.

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Titans | Long to miss preseason game

Thu, 30 Aug 2007 15:49:01 -0700

Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (knee) will not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 31.

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Titans | Long sits out practice

Thu, 23 Aug 2007 14:54:05 -0700

Jim Wyatt and Paul Kuharsky, of the Nashville Tennessean, report Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long sat out practice Wednesday, Aug. 22, because he was given the day off.

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Titans | Long given day off

Wed, 22 Aug 2007 11:10:38 -0700

Jim Wyatt and Paul Kuharsky, of the Nashville Tennessean, report Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21, because he was given the day off.

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Titans | Long practices in afternoon

Wed, 15 Aug 2007 12:20:22 -0700

Jim Wyatt and Paul Kuharsky, of the Nashville Tennessean, report Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (Achilles') participated in afternoon practice Tuesday, Aug. 14.

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Titans | Long sits out morning practice

Tue, 14 Aug 2007 12:45:45 -0700

Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (Achilles') did not participate in morning practice Tuesday, Aug. 14, because the team wanted him to rest.

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Titans | Long sits out practice

Fri, 10 Aug 2007 14:44:05 -0700

Paul Kuharsky and Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, report Tennessee Titans DE Rien Long (Achilles') did not participate in practice Thursday, Aug. 9, because the team wanted him to rest.

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Titans | Long misses practice

Thu, 09 Aug 2007 14:51:26 -0700

Paul Kuharsky and Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, report Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (Achilles') did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 8, because the team wanted him to rest.

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Titans | Long practices in afternoon

Tue, 07 Aug 2007 13:45:24 -0700

Jessica Hopp and Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennessean, report Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (Achilles') participated in afternoon practice Monday, Aug. 6, after sitting out morning practice.

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Titans | Long misses practice

Sun, 29 Jul 2007 12:21:54 -0700

Jim Wyatt and Paul Kuharsky, of the Nashville Tennessean, report Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (Achilles') did not participate in morning practice Saturday, July 28.

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Titans | Long expected to be ready for training camp

Thu, 21 Jun 2007 11:56:43 -0700

Jessica Hopp, of the Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher expects DL Rien Long (Achilles') to be ready for the start of training camp.

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Titans | Long practices

Thu, 21 Jun 2007 11:48:24 -0700

Jessica Hopp, of the Nashville Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (Achilles') participated in individual drills during practice Wednesday, June 20.

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Titans | Long injury update

Tue, 08 May 2007 06:57:37 -0700

Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (Achilles') may not be fully recovered until training camp. Long will not take part in the team's minicamp.

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Titans | Long injury update

Sat, 07 Apr 2007 04:34:39 -0700

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (Achilles') may participate in some of the team's upcoming minicamps, according to head coach Jeff Fisher.

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Titans | Long on schedule in recovery

Sun, 01 Apr 2007 12:32:40 -0700

Jim Wyatt, of the Nashville Tennesseean, reporting for the Sporting News, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (Achilles' tendon) is on schedule in his recovery and the team is counting on him this fall. He has added bulk and strength during his rehabilitation, which should help him in the run game.

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Titans | Team re-signs Long

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 22:49:38 -0800

The Associated Press reports the Tennessee Titans re-signed free agent DT Rien Long. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Titans | R. Long gone for the year

Sun, 30 Jul 2006 17:44:14 -0700

The Associated Press reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (Achilles') will need season-ending surgery on his injured Achilles' tendon after an MRI exam showed it was severed, Tennessee head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday, July 30. He was placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.

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Titans | Long sidelined Sunday

Sun, 30 Jul 2006 10:33:56 -0700

The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (Achilles')did not practice Sunday morning July 30. There is some thought he could be sidelined for all of 2006.

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Titans | Long's injury could be serious

Sat, 29 Jul 2006 19:21:27 -0700

The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (Achilles') suffered an Achilles' injury early in practice Saturday, July 29, and head coach Jeff Fisher said it could be serious, possibly a season-ender.

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Titans | R. Long gets a raise

Sat, 11 Mar 2006 06:59:15 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long's 2006 scheduled base salary is now $712,000 instead of $460,000 because of an escalator clause.

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Titans | Long undergoes surgery

Fri, 13 Jan 2006 06:10:10 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) recently had arthroscopic knee surgery, but is expected to recover in time for March drills.

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Titans | Long to Practice and Play Friday

Sun, 21 Aug 2005 09:03:04 -0700

Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said DT Rien Long (knee) is running again after a recent scope on his right knee. Long will practice this week and play in San Francisco Friday night, Aug 26.

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Titans | Long Still Sidelined

Tue, 16 Aug 2005 17:01:39 -0700

Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) remains sidelined after undergoing recent knee surgery. He did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 16.

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Titans | Long Remains Sidelined

Mon, 15 Aug 2005 23:58:35 -0700

Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) remains sidelined after recent knee surgery. He did not practice in either practice session Monday, Aug. 15.

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Titans | R. Long does not Practice

Sun, 14 Aug 2005 17:45:10 -0700

Paul Kuharsky, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) did not practice Sunday, Aug. 14. He recently had knee surgery.

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Titans | Long Has Knee Scoped

Wed, 10 Aug 2005 22:31:10 -0700

TitansOnline.com reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (knee) had his knee scoped Tuesday, Aug. 9, according to head coach Jeff Fisher. "It was a good, clean scope," Fisher said. "I'll keep you updated as far as progress, but we don't expect him to be out very long. We got a piece of cartilage out of there. We're very optimistic about that."

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Titans | Long does not Practice

Tue, 09 Aug 2005 21:23:46 -0700

Jessica Hopp, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) did not practice Tuesday, August 9.

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Titans | Long Sits Out PM Workout

Mon, 08 Aug 2005 22:25:30 -0700

Patrick Finch, of TitansOnline.com, reports Tennessee Titans DE Rien Long (undisclosed) did not participate in the team's evening practice session Monday, Aug. 8.

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Titans | Long Working as Starter for Now

Tue, 02 Aug 2005 15:37:44 -0700

The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long is working as a starter at left defensive tackle. However, he expects DT Randy Starks to eventually wind up in the starting role ahead of him. Long has dropped his weight to about 302 pounds after playing in the 310 pound range.

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Titans | Long Ready for Breakout Year

Mon, 06 Jun 2005 22:30:04 -0700

Shannon Ashford, of TitansOnline.com, reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long envisions himself having a breakout season in 2005. "I figure that I'll be the Kevin Carter type -- go out to the end a little, be a third down rusher kind of guy," Long said. "If someone goes down, I'll probably have to fill the void. I'm definitely looking forward to it."

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Titans | Long Practices, Questionable for Week 14

Fri, 10 Dec 2004 16:23:58 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 10, and is questionable for Week 14. Long is expected to play.

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Titans | Long Sits Out Practice, Questionable for Week 14

Thu, 09 Dec 2004 15:36:45 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 9, and is questionable for Week 14.

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Titans | Long Questionable for Week 14

Mon, 06 Dec 2004 17:01:25 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) will be questionable for Week 14.

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Titans | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 05 Dec 2004 09:05:44 -0800

The Tennessee Titans have declared DL Albert Haynesworth, CB Andre Woolfolk, OT Brad Hopkins, LB Cody Spencer, FS Lance Schulters, DL Rien Long, LB Rocky Boiman, QB Steve McNair inactive for Week 13.

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Titans | Long Game-time Decision

Fri, 03 Dec 2004 14:51:27 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 3, and will be a game-time decision during Week 13. Long is not likely to play.

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Titans | Long Sits Out Practice, Unlikely for Week 13

Thu, 02 Dec 2004 16:13:26 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 2, and is not expected to play in Week 13.

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Titans | Long Sits Out Practice, Not Expected for Week 13

Wed, 01 Dec 2004 15:22:24 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 1, and is not expected to play in Week 13.

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Titans | Long Could Miss Some Time

Mon, 29 Nov 2004 15:40:37 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) could be out for a few weeks due to an MCL sprain.

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Titans | Long Day-to-day

Mon, 13 Sep 2004 08:43:53 -0700

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (ankle) suffered a mild ankle sprain in Week 1 and is day-to-day.

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Titans | Long Getting Reps at DE

Sun, 29 Aug 2004 10:10:02 -0700

Jim Wyatt, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DL Rien Long will continue to work at defensive end during the preseason.

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Titans | Long Will Get His Shot

Tue, 30 Mar 2004 20:02:55 -0800

Gary Glenn, of TitansOnline.com, reports Tennessee Titans second-year DL Rien Long will have ample opportunity to compete for a starting job this season. "There's a position that's open and it's up for grabs, so it's time for me to step up to the plate and be on the field more," Long said. "I know the coaches are hopeful that I can fill the part and get it done." Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said the 2002 Outland Trophy winner (given to the best interior defensive lineman in college football) "needs bulk, he needs strength, and he needs conditioning," adding "we feel like one year will make a huge difference."

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Titans | Week 18 Inactives

Sat, 03 Jan 2004 12:32:29 -0800

The Tennessee Titans have declared WR Eddie Berlin, WR Jake Schifino, QB Jason Gesser, CB Mike Echols, DL Rien Long, RB Robert Holcombe, LB Rocky Calmus, OG Todd Williams inactive for Week 18.

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Titans | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 14 Dec 2003 08:58:58 -0800

The Tennessee Titans have declared CB Andre Woolfolk, QB Jason Gesser, LB Jordan Kramer, OT Matt Martin, CB Mike Echols, DL Rien Long, LB Rocky Calmus, OG Todd Williams inactive for Week 15.

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Titans | Week 13 Inactives

Mon, 01 Dec 2003 17:17:48 -0800

The Tennessee Titans have declared CB Andre Woolfolk, WR Drew Bennett, QB Jason Gesser, DL Jevon Kearse, OT Matt Martin, CB Mike Echols, DL Rien Long, OG Todd Williams inactive for Week 13.

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Titans | Long Practices, Expected To Play

Fri, 21 Nov 2003 13:00:33 -0800

Jeff Legwold, of the Tennessean, reports Tennessee Titans DT Rien Long (knee) practiced Friday, Nov. 21, and is expected to play in Week 12.

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