Falcons Still Considering OT Jake Long

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Following Monday's practice, head coach Dan Quinn confirmed the Falcons have not ruled out signing veteran offensive tackle Jake Long. The University of Michigan alum, drafted first overall in 2008, worked out at Flowery Branch earlier this summer.

"He's somebody we've still talked about for sure," Quinn said. "(He's) a guy we have lots of regard for."

Atlanta is dealing with numerous injuries at tackle. Lamar Holmes remains on the PUP list with a broken foot; Jake Matthews is currently sidelined with a strained back; and Tyler Polumbus hurt his knee against Miami, although he participated on Monday.

If the Falcons remain shorthanded up front, Long, 30, may be able to fill in.

"I'll wait to see where we're at in regard to the injuries before we move forward in that way in terms of future players," Quinn added.

Long, once a franchise cornerstone in Miami and St. Louis, is a four-time Pro Bowler and earned first-team All-Pro honors in 2010. However, he missed the majority of last season after tearing his right ACL for the second time.

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