Dolphins left tackle Jake Long placed on injured reserve
The Miami Dolphins placed Pro Bowl left tackle Jake Long on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.
Long injured his left triceps muscle in the Dolphins' 23-16 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Last December, he missed the final weeks of the season when tore his biceps.
Long is making $11.2 million this season in the final year of a five-year, $50 million contract he signed after being selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. Miami can use the franchise tag on him for next season, allowing him to make $15.4 million. https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/276114248625688576