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NFL Free Agency Rumors: Jake Long Seeking $11 Million a Year

May 22, 2012; Davie, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jake Long (77) during organized team activities at the Dolphins training facility. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Dolphins left tackle Jake Long is expected to hit the free agent market and he will be looking for a big pay day. There is a very slim chance that the Dolphins retain Long, so he will be looking for potential suitors once he becomes available.

According to reports, the Dolphins are only considering a deal that would give Long $6 to $7 million a year and the former No. 1 overall pick is seeking much more.

Long is reportedly looking for a deal worth $11 million a year.

There has been some speculation of where Long could land, but the one team that continues to surface in the rumors is the Chicago Bears.

Be sure to stay tuned to FanSided.com throughout the franchise tag deadline and NFL free agency as we keep you up to date on the latest news and rumors from around the league.

Topics: Jake Long, Miami Dolphins, NFL Free Agency

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  • http://www.facebook.com/robert.roesler1 Robert Roesler

    I would like to make 11 million also. Doesn’t mean I will get it. The Dolphins should let some other team overpay for an average LT.

  • Van Hamlin

    The Bears need a good left tackle and signing Jake Long, a Michigan boy, will be good for ticket sales. The Dolphins must make offers to one of the other top LT free agents at $11 MILLION. The Dolphins need to sign their veteran top draft picks or face taking a step backward on the rebuilding treadmill. I say you resign, Jake and Shaun Smith then franchise Starks. Give Mike Wallace the big bucks and sell a few tickets too!

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