WATCH: Kyle Long takes out Adam Shaheen with baseball slide


Kyle Long is a rare athlete for a man as big as he is (6-foot-6, 332 pounds). His list of athletic accomplishments only confirms this.

In addition to playing both offensive and defensive line in high school, Long was an all-state pitcher and first baseman at St. Anne's-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Va.

In Week 1's loss to the Green Bay Packers, he put those baseball skills on display with a perfect slide into what should've been second base. Instead, it was Adam Shaheen.

Fortunately, Shaheen wasn't injured on the play (which is a minor miracle considering his history of bumps and bruises).

Long offered an explanation on Twitter:

This may have been the most exciting moment produced by a Bears offense that was an all-around snoozefest in Week 1.

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