Long's bet on Patriots pays off in vet's 1st Super Bowl trip (The Associated Press)

There was a time when Chris Long didn’t think this opportunity would ever come. Eight years in the NFL spent on underperforming teams, and having seasons potholed by injuries have that effect. Next week’s Super Bowl matchup with Atlanta will also be a chance for him to match the Super Bowl ring won by his father, Hall of Famer Howie Long, who won a title with the Los Angeles Raiders in 1984.
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