Long was hurt in the season opener. The Rams' defense struggled early in the season and had just one sack in their first five games. However, they've had 21 sacks in their past six games (second-most in that span).
2022 NFL season, Week 13: Notable injuries, news from Sunday's games
Here are the injuries and news we're monitoring around the league on this Week 13 Sunday.
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson (knee) questionable to return vs. Broncos
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson suffered a knee injury and is questionable to return against the Denver Broncos.
Inactive reports for Sunday's Week 13 games in 2022 NFL season
The full inactive reports for each Sunday game for Week 13 of the 2022 NFL season.
Injury roundup: Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey (ankle), S Kyle Hamilton expected to play vs. Broncos
Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey (ankle) and safety Kyle Hamilton (knee) are both expected to play Sunday versus the Broncos, Rapoport reported.
Deion Sanders agrees to become next head coach at Colorado
After a 27-5 record in three years with Jackson State, Deion Sanders has agreed to become Colorado's next head coach.
Lions WR Jameson Williams activated from NFI list before Sunday's game vs. Jaguars
The Detroit Lions have activated rookie wide receiver Jameson Williams ahead of Sunday's Week 13 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Rams place QB Matthew Stafford (neck) on injured reserve
The Los Angeles Rams have placed quarterback Matthew Stafford (neck) on injured reserve, meaning he will miss at least the next four games.
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Saturday, Dec. 3
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Bucs QB Tom Brady with six games left in the season: 'Hopefully our best is ahead of us'
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady shared why he believes the team can turn it around with six games left in the season.
Packers OT David Bakhtiari undergoes emergency appendectomy, will miss Week 13 vs. Bears
Packers OT David Bakhtiari underwent an emergency appendectomy and will miss the Packers' Week 13 game against Chicago, the team announced.
Bears QB Justin Fields (left shoulder) avoids injury report, appears set to return vs. Packers
Justin Fields is on track to return to the field this weekend. The Bears quarterback did not appear on Chicago's Friday injury report, essentially clearing the way for him to start Sunday versus NFC North rival Green Bay.
Matthew Stafford (neck) clears concussion protocol, but ruled out vs. Seahawks; QB John Wolford to start
Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford cleared concussion protocol but still won't play Sunday against the Seahawks. Coach Sean McVay said Friday that Stafford is out for Week 13 due to a neck injury.
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