Collection: Howie Long Football Collector Cards Large Selection Top Cards and In Mint Conditions

Long joined the Raiders as a second-round draft pick out of Villanova (48th overall) in 1981 and became one of the best defensive linemen ever to play in the NFL. His size, strength and explosive quickness, combined with his versatility (he played all five defensive line positions), helped define his era. Long was selected to play in eight Pro Bowls, was twice named the NFL’s Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association and was also named co-Defensive Player of the Year in 1985, along with Hall of Famer Andre Tippett. In 1983, Long led the Raiders to victory in Super Bowl XVIII against Washington.

Long, alongside Reggie White, was selected as one of two defensive ends on the 1980s All-Decade Team. Long retired in 1993, playing his final game at the Pro Bowl in Hawaii in January 1994. He capped his remarkable career with induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August 2000.