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2013 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Kyle Long

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Question marks surround Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long (Photo: Staff Writer: Justin Higdon

Every once in a while a player’s family tree helps prop up his draft stock.  Maybe his father played in the NFL, or maybe his brother.  In the case of Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long, it’s both.  Kyle’s father Howie is a Hall of Fame defensive end and a fixture on Fox’s NFL Sunday broadcast team.  Kyle’s brother Chris was the second player chosen in the 2008 draft, and has netted more than two dozen sacks over the past two seasons.  If not for his ancestry, Kyle may simply have been viewed as he is – an athletic line prospect with versatility.  A mid round prospect with upside.  But his name has had some folks getting carried away with second, and even late first, round talk. (more…)

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