Former No. 1 pick, 4-time Pro Bowler retires at just 31 years old Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images
NEW YORK - APRIL 24: Jake Long, former Michigan tackle, speaks to the press during the NFL Draft Media Luncheon at the Chelsea Piers April 24, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images)

Former No. 1 pick Jake Long announced his NFL retirement on Monday after nine injury-plagued seasons. The left tackle, the first overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins, played only four games with the Minnesota Vikings in 2016 before he suffered a torn Achilles on Nov. 13 to end his season. “As…

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