Posted March 19, 2012 on
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Free-agent safety LaRon Landry has agreed in principle on a one-year deal with the Jets, filling one of New York's most pressing needs.
Landry spent his first five NFL seasons with the Washington Redskins after he was picked No. 6 overall in the 2007 draft out of LSU. The hard-hitting Landry had a number of teams interested in him despite finishing last season on injured reserve with an Achilles injury.
ESPN reported Monday that the deal was for $4 million.
Landry will slide in as a starter in a secondary that was in serious need of help at the safety position. New York also had Reggie Nelson in for a visit, but he chose to return to Cincinnati.
BEST OF MAXIM
While the rest of the NFL world was busy going crazy over Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow yesterday Jets fans where basking in the glory of their teams' first big free agent signing, strong safety LaRon Landry. Landry was picked sixth overall by the Redskins in the 2007 draft and has had some injury concerns as well as issues with consistency, thus the reason the Redskins made no...
These Guns are on Their Way to Gang Green
LaRon Landry and his massive pipes are coming to the Big Apple. The Jets, who’ve been scarily silent this offseason, snatched up the former ‘Skins safety on a one-year deal. The move comes as the pool of available safeties all but evaporated in front of their eyes. So, what to make of it? Not much.
Safety is a position of need for the...
The handwriting was on the wall with this one. LaRon Landry signed a one year, $4 million deal with the New York Jets for the 2012 NFL season. The Washington Redskins left Landry unprotected when they applied the franchise tag to a healthier Fred Davis.
Joe Gibbs added the first round 2007 Draft pick to the roster to pair him with the late Sean Taylor to force more "coverage...
Former Washington safety LaRon Landry signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the New York Jets. The former Redskin ruffled many feathers when he went against team doctors advice to have surgery to repair his achilles tendon that had been troubling him all of last season. When it was apparent that Landry was not going to go through with the surgery, it was clear that the Redskins no longer had
LaRon Landry, five years removed from being drafted No. 6 overall, is leaving the Redskins for a one-year, $4 million deal with the Jets. Not much to say other than, well, it was a strange and disappointing five years.
Good luck to The Ron, and good luck to any shirts with sleeves in the NY metropolitan area. They’ll need it.
Yeremiah was a bullfrog, he was a good friend of Todd. I never understood a single thing Reid did, but he could give Bell the nod.
Sorry, couldn’t help myself.
Yeremiah, of course, is Yeremiah Bell, the recently released safety from Miami. And as fate would have it, Bell played the strong safety position for the Dolphins.
The Eagles were interested...
In their biggest free agent splash so far, the Jets came to terms with former Redskins S LaRon Landry today, filling a huge void in Rex Ryan's defense.The deal was confirmed by several sources and reportedly is for one year at $4MM. Many teams have been hesitant to sign the talented defensive back due to a history of injuries including a chronic Achilles' issue.Landry, a...
With most of the focus on the New York Jets improving the secondary by adding LaRon Landry and potentially signing another safety, there have been some rumblings about the team looking to boost their depth chart at running back.
By the way, Wayne Hunter and Vladimir Ducasse are currently the Jets top two right tackles. I just needed to remind everybody of that…now back to the article...
NEW YORK, March 19–Every since safety LaRon Landry came into the NFL, he has demonstrated why he was a first round draft pick.
Formerly a Washington Redskin, the hard hitting safety has played above headhunter status with a certain brand on intuition that keeps him at the right place at the right time.
This afternoon, the New York Jets announced that Landry is joining their defense...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New York Jets have signed free agent safety LaRon “The Hulk” Landry to a one-year $4 million deal.
If Landry’s healthy and that’s a big if, he’ll be a great acquisition for the Jets. The problem is that he’s been dealing with a lingering Achilles injury for the past two seasons.
Landry is great at stopping the run and is adequate...
After tip-toeing around the free agent waters, the Jets have finally made a splash, reinforcing an area of need with one of the better players left on the open market.
Per multiple reports, the Jets signed safety LaRon Landry to a one-year, $4 million contract Monday.
It’s unclear how the deal is structured, but it almost certainly includes incentives and a clause against injury...