According to PhiladelphiaEagles live, free agent safety LaRon Landry is visiting with the Eagles today.
Safety has been a position with some question marks heading into this offseason. Nate Allen will assuredly return to fill the free safety position but the strong safety position is open for competition.
Kurt Coleman and last year’s second-round pick Jaiqauwn Jarrett are the incumbents and arguments can be made that one of them, especially Jarrett, should improve with experience and solidify the strong safety position.
But neither of them made a strong case for themselves last year and Jarrett did not show enough “promise” to make me feel at ease.
When healthy, Landry is an excellent in-the-box safety and can lay the wood with the best of them. However, health is the key issue when talking about Landry.
He’s been hampered by a problematic achilles tendon the past two seasons, both of which he ended on injured reserve. He fell out of favor in Washington because he has refused to ...