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Former Jets safety LaRon Landry cashed in big with the Colts in free agency.
With over $40 million in cap space available, the Indianapolis Colts wanted to make some noise in free agency. And did they ever.
But that noise isn’t universally praising, with some… well, let’s just say “questionable” signings. But overall. I would have to say that Colts GM Ryan Grigson (aka “Grigs”) definitely improved the team at some key areas.
*Author’s note: This list focuses solely on external free agents. Information from www.spotrac.com was used for the contract figures.
LaRon Landry, S (NYJ)
Overall Grade: A
Contract: 4 years, $24 million ($11 million guaranteed)
Landry has proven that, when he’s on the field, he is a difference maker at safety, which is a huge position of need. When he’s on the field.
Last season with the Jets, Landry registered 100 total tackles, forced four fumbles, and intercepted 2 passes, all culminating in his first Pro Bowl nod in seven seasons. However, 2012 was the firs...
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