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Redskins Hog Heaven:
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 sacks." We saw glimpses of what might have been that season, but it came to an abrupt end in November with Taylor's death at the hands of home invaders.
To Redskins fans, Landry will be forever linked to Taylor's memory. To cold-eyed front office executives, Landry was a roster liability. Landry appeared in 17 games over the last two seasons. He ended both 2010 an 2011 on injured reserve. He was following an unconventional treatment to rehabilitate his hamstring and Achilles tendon.Landry or his backers released snapshots that exposed a buff torso that would impress Clark Kent. His legs were ...
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
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...
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.
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After a little over two years, former Washington Redskins safety LaRon Landry is finally healed and ready to prove he’s better than ever—in New York. The hard-hitting Landry signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets on Monday, which was announced by the team.
Landry’s recent injuries prolonged his opportunity of being the league’s best...
Wide receiver Donte Stallworth finally got his long-awaited wish. He has reunited with the Patriots. "I'm smiling ear to ear," Stallworth told NESN.com on Monday. Stallworth caught 46 passes for 697 yards and three touchdowns during his lone season with the Patriots' record-setting offense in 2007. However, he signed a six-year contract that included a huge escalator...
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says wide receiver Donte Stallworth has agreed to a one-year contract to return to the New England Patriots.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday because he was not authorized to speak on the matter.
Stallworth spent one season with the Patriots in 2007 when they went 18-0 before losing the Super...
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...
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