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Howie Long
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Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: January 6, 1960 (1960-01-06) (ageĀ 60)
Somerville, Massachusetts
Career information
College: Villanova
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48
Debuted in 1981
Last played in 1993
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 8x Pro Bowl selection (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1992, 1993)
  • 6x All-Pro selection (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1990)
  • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
  • 1985 co-George S. Halas Trophy Winner
  • 1984 NFL Alumni Defensive Lineman of the Year
  • 1985 NFL Alumni Defensive Lineman of the Year
  • 1984 NFLPA AFC Defensive Lineman of the Year
Career NFL statistics
Sacks 91.5
Games 179
INT 2
Stats at NFL.com
Pro Football Hall of Fame

Howard Michael Long (born January 6, 1960 in Somerville, Massachusetts) is a former American football player who played as a defensive end, and was chosen for the Hall of Fame in 2000. He won the Super Bowl XVIII with the Los Angeles Raiders on January 22, 1984. Long currently works as a studio analyst for the Fox Network's NFL coverage.


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