St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Wednesday that defensive end Chris Long will undergo ankle surgery this week and miss a few games.
Jeff Fisher announces Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) will have surgery this week and miss at least “a few” games.
— St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) September 10, 2014
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Long is expected to miss eight-to-10 weeks.
Rams DE Chris Long is expected to miss 8-10 weeks after undergoing ankle surgery, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 10, 2014
Long suffered the ankle injury in the third quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Vikings.
The 29-year-old Long had 8.5 sacks last season and has 50.5 in six career seasons, all with the Rams.