Originally written on Redskins Hog Heaven  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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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 the question marks...
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