Chris Long thanks Rams fans in Instagram post after release

After his release from the Rams, Chris Long thanked the team’s fans in an Instagram post.
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Recently released defensive lineman Chris Long thanked Rams fans in an emotional Instagram post on Friday. 

The Rams released Long, the No. 2 overall pick of the 2008 draft, in a cost-cutting move Friday. The defensive end played 114 games for the franchise, recording 54.5 sacks. 

In his Instagram post, Long thanked the city of St. Louis and also gave a shout out to Los Angeles, even though he won’t suit up for the Rams in their new city.

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The Rams also released linebacker James Laurinaitis and tight end Jared Cook in addition to Long. Laurinaitis posted a thank you on Instagram as well.

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