7am News, Sports and Obits

Latest WGIL news
Click to play or
Right click and "Save Target As" to download
Click for Galesburg, Illinois Forecast
Home - Cancellations - Community Events - Contact Us - Mornings - News - Obituaries - Pictures - Programs - Special Events Audio - Sports - Weather
Rams DE Chris Long Learning another New System
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long is hitting the playbook again, learning another new defense. It's nothing new for the former No. 2 draft pick.

''This is like my fourth system I've learned,'' Long, entering his fifth season, said Wednesday after the second day of Rams minicamp. ''The fourth time around in a new system, I know how to study and get things done and figure it out.

''I'll be on top of these details. It's a lot of learning.''

Rams coach Jeff Fisher and Dave McGinnis, the top assistant, are coordinating the defense this year. Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was suspended indefinitely for his involvement with the bounty scandal in New Orleans when he was the coordinator for the Saints.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
News management powered by Xpression News
Read the latest local sports stories by clicking here