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January 6, 2014
NFL Wolverines: The Playoffs and More
A look at how former Wolverines in the NFL fared in wildcard playoff action. Only a handful remain after Saturday and Sunday play. Plus, former Michigan lineman Jake Long is slated for knee surgery ...
First, with Long. The former Miami Dolphins standout and No. 1 overall pick blew out his knee Dec. 22 and will have his ACL and MCL repaired. He graded out well in his first year as a Ram, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported, and the team hasn't ruled out a return in 2015 for training camp.
"At season's end, the Rams averaged a respectable 4.1 yards per carry and had given up 36 sacks, the eighth-lowest total in the league," the Dispatch reported ... "Despite some bad moments against DeMarcus Ware of Dallas and John Abraham of Arizona, new left tackle Jake Long had a good year, but it ended a little early with knee injury in Game 15."
Here's how the former Wolverines in the NFL fared in playoff action.