Here’s everything you need to know about Chris Long.Chris Long’s father is Howie Long, former defense end for the Oakland Raiders (then known as the Los Angeles Raiders).But two days after the 28-year-old was dismissed from practice for fighting, the topic of public conversation remains his mental state as he works back from injury.Long's father, Howie, a Hall of Famer, discussed his temper and state of mind Tuesday on "The Rich Eisen Show.""He's got to get it under control," Howie Long said. Here are two things we learned Wednesday as the Bears returned to practice at Halas Hall: Two experienced football men in Kyle Long's life are mindful of his mental challenges.Howie played on the team for 13 seasons and helped them win Super Bowl XVIII.Howie and Chris will be one of 19 father-son duos to have both played in the Superbowl.Long was absent Wednesday to see a doctor about his surgically repaired...
Long was an all-around athlete, playing football (lettered three years and was named to the Scholastic Coach All-America team as a senior, although he had never played football until age 15), basketball (lettered three years as a forward), and track (lettered three years, competing in the shot put, discus, and javelin).
Long retired after the 1993 season, at which point he and his wife and children moved to Virginia.
Howie later pursued an acting career and became a sports analyst for Fox, a position he remains in today.
Howard Matthew Moses "Howie" Long (born January 6, 1960) is an American former National Football League (NFL) defensive end, actor and sports analyst.
He played in the NFL for 13 seasons and spent the entirety of his career with the Oakland Raiders franchise.
Long also set state records in the shot put and discus.