NFL Rookie Review: Kyle Long, OG, Chicago Bears

During the 2013 NFL Draft process, I was critical of Kyle Long and his chances for immediate success on the NFL level.  In fact, I gave Long a late-4th, early-5th round grade, so I was stunned when the Chicago Bears decided to use the 20th pick in the first round on the Oregon Duck offensive guard. Long quickly became one of the star rookies of the preseason, as the game appeared to…

September 10, 2013

NFL Preseason Scouting: Bears vs. Panthers

I had very different opinions in April about the drafts of Carolina and Chicago, as I felt the Panthers had a very impressive haul while the Bears made some puzzling selections.  As a result, I have been anticipating this game for some time, as I have been very curious to get a first look at several of both team’s prospects.

August 13, 2013

Scouting the OGs: Kyle Long, Oregon

February 15, 2013

Last Name:  LONG  First Name:  KYLE  Position:  OG Ht:  6’6     Wt:  304 STRENGTHS: Good pedigree.  Father (Howie) and Brother (Chris) both play(ed) in NFL at very high level. Intriguing physical makeup. Has potential to add bulk to his frame.  Looks like he could add another 15 lbs without hindering skillset. Room for growth (technique-wise).  Only two years experience playing offensive line (one year on major college level).  Enticing for NFL coaching staff. Runs well for…