Miami Dolphins’ Jake Long Selected To Second-Straight Pro Bowl

Posted: 29th December 2009 by Chris J. Nelson in NFL
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The AFC and NFC Pro Bowl rosters were announced tonight, and the Miami Dolphins were barely represented.

In fact, just one player from the Dolphins made it on the team, as second-year offensive tackle Jake Long was voted to his second consecutive Pro Bowl.

Although Long has allowed 4.5 sacks through 16 games this season compared to just 2.5 as a rookie in 2008, he is certainly deserving based on his 2009 performance.

According to the NFL film analysis experts at, Long ranks as the 13th run-blocking offensive tackle in the NFL, second-best pass-blocking tackle and second overall tackle behind only Cleveland's Joe Thomas.

Two glaring snubs

The 2009 Miami Dolphins have a player on each side of the ball that was clearly deservi ...

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