Howard Matthew Moses Long – born January 6, 1960 – is a former American football defensive end, actor, and sports analyst.
He played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons and spent his entire career with the Raiders franchise in Oakland and Los Angeles.
During his tenure as a player, Long was named to eight Pro Bowls and helped the Los Angeles Raiders win a championship in Super Bowl XVIII in 1984.
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
After retiring, Long pursued a career in acting and broadcasting and serves as a studio analyst for Fox Sports’ NFL coverage.
He is the father of former NFL defensive end Chris Long and former NFL guard Kyle Long.