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.