August 24, 2012; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jake Long (77) blocks Atlanta Falcons defensive end John Abraham (55) in the second quarter at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE
Jake Long is probable for Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications.
Jake Long (knee) was limited in practice on Wednesday, but is listed as probable and was a full participant in practice on Thursday and Friday.
Analysis: Long's MCL sprain was one of the big stories on HBO's Hard Knocks. Well, that and maybe his wife had a part for Long getting so much time on camera. The Michigan product will protect Ryan Tannehill's blindside and have to block Antonio Smith of the Houston Texans. Houston has one of the better defenses in the league and it won't be a secret that Wade Philips is going to throw every blitz in the book against the Texas A&M rookie. Reggie Bush is a high-end RB2 in PPR leagues and a low-end RB2 for owners in standard leagues. We wouldn't suggest starting Tannehill in any format.
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