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Old 09-09-2011, 12:14 AM   #61
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Re: Landry to miss opener vs Giants

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The Washington Redskins’ LaRon Landry said he was nowhere near the Eagles’ Mike McGlynn on two extra points and couldn’t have spit on McGlynn. But game video shows otherwise.

Landry is at the center of a controversy after multiple Eagles players accused him of dirty play in the Redskins’ epic 59-28 loss to the Eagles on Monday night.

After the game, the Eagles’ starting center, McGlynn, told reporters Landry went up to him on two extra points and spit directly in McGlynn’s face.

Landry responded by saying he was nowhere near McGlynn on the eight extra-points attempted by the Eagles in the game, and he could not have spit on McGlynn.

This is what Landry told the Washington Post :

"This is my answer: When would I ever be in touch with the center? I never blitz the 'A' gap." Landry said. When told McGlynn said the incidents occurred during extra points, he said: "Extra points? Still, when would I ever be in the 'A' gap? Extra points I'm on the end. With that said, that's your answer."

McGlynn claimed Landry spit on him after the Eagles scored their third touchdown and were kicking an extra point to make score 21-0.

The video from that play is inconclusive on the ESPN broadcast, since the director cut from the extra point to show McNabb’s reaction.

But video from the second extra point shows Landry (wearing no. 30 in red) lined up opposite the Eagles left tackle and walking right up to McGlynn (wearing no. 77 in green) after the kick when McGlynn was prone of the ground.

Landry can be seen leaning over and staring directly at McGlynn, with a distance of just several feet separating the heads of the two players.

On the broadcast, there are two other incidents where Landry appears to be close to McGlynn on the fifth and sixth extra points.

Landry also started the pre-game scrum last night that fired up the Eagles, along with Redskins' cornerback DeAngelo Hall.

Landry was burned by Vick and Jackson when they connected on an 88-yard TD pass against Landry to start the game for the Eagles.

Jackson was seen taunting Landry as he danced backwards into the end zone on the long pass.

Fox Sports says Landry and teammate DeAngelo Hall were taunting Jackson because of his recent concussions in a locker room tunnel as the teams were coming on the field.

“He brought up my concussion, and said, ‘I’m going to put you asleep again,’ ” said Jackson.

There were other reports Landry was bullying Jackson by making hand signs that he was going to give Jackson another concussion.


Come on. I dislike the Eagles too, but you have several witnesses who claimed that this happened and LL himself giving a false/conflicting statement.




Landry was back and in position to make a play - he was just flat out beat.

Who cares if he spit on an Eagle. I woul perfer if he shit in his helment and wiped his ass on his jersey.
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Old 09-09-2011, 12:17 AM   #62
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I have no problems with him missing some games early in the season. It's imperative that's he's playing and healthy during the second half of the season when we'll be fighting for a playoff spot.

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Old 09-09-2011, 12:27 AM   #63
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How many times are we going to cherry pick that one play?
There isn't a single strong safety in the NFL who could of covered Desean Jackson on that play - both Ed Reed and Troy Polamalu would of got smoked too. Anyways, they need to start cherry picking about his heroic interception against Aaron Rogers that sealed the game for us
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How many times are we going to cherry pick that one play?
I didn't mention any play. That picture just summed his coverage ability.
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I didn't mention any play. That picture just summed his coverage ability.
That's pretty much the same thing as cherry picking. He has at times covered receivers well yet your pic does not represent that reality.
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That's pretty much the same thing as cherry picking. He has at times covered receivers well yet your pic does not represent that reality.
No it's not. THe year before he was horrible. People bitched and said he was playing out of position (FS) and that's why he was terrible(some truth to it). This past year, they were smart and at least played to his strength, but he still got beat and gave up big plays (especially on Rogers side of the field) from when he was supposed to pick up the zone coverage.

That's pretty much the whole idea of them going out and getting Atogwe to help out with the coverage issue. Personally, I think a big problem with LL is that he's a freelancer and doesn't have much discipline to his position. I think we just saw a 2 time pro-bowler just let go in New England because he couldn't play the position with discipline. Generally, safeties shouldn't be leading the league in tackles. That's something a linebacker does.

LL has the talent to be all-pro, lets get that fact established. However, he needs to have his head in the game. Not sure if he needs more film study, but I do recall Ray Lewis talking about how Ed Reed became the stud he did. He came into the league and studied film with Ray all the time (even over at Ray's house) and applied that knowledge on the field.

I don't care about his trash talking. I don't care if he poses. I do care if he's not playing up to ability.
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Yes.. Pick out one play and base that on his coverage play.

How many plays in a year do you think a Safety plays? How many coverages, or man coverages/zones do you think they are involved in?

So you can pick out 10-15 plays where Landry gets beat in a span of 3-4 years? That's 16 games, 60 or so pass plays, and let's even break it in half because it's not always on his side of the field.

I'm just saying.. It's kinda rediculous to pull out a persons bad plays and call him bad when you don't mention the good ones.

Yeah because we wont miss this guy in our new defensive scheme.

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Old 09-09-2011, 01:47 AM   #68
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A shame people can't read. Nah, it's better to take something somebody said and twist it to something it's not to suit your point. Kudos on the reading comprehension failure.

1) never said he's bad, even though he was horrible in blanche's scheme.

2) compared him to Roy Williams which is pretty accurate. Hard hitter with poor coverage skills
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The difference is Roy Williams was never as athletic or dominant as Laron can/has been.
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The difference is Roy Williams was never as athletic or dominant as Laron can/has been.
5 time pro-bowler and actually 1 all-pro selection. You can't say one is bad and not the other.
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Re: Landry to miss opener vs Giants

I'm pretty surprised people are defending LL's coverage skills.

They are so very bad.
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Generally, safeties shouldn't be leading the league in tackles. That's something a linebacker does.
When did he lead the league in tackles?


There are a number of safeties that get tackle numbers like Laron.
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When did he lead the league in tackles?


There are a number of safeties that get tackle numbers like Laron.
He was leading the league in tackles right up till he got hurt.
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5 time pro-bowler and actually 1 all-pro selection. You can't say one is bad and not the other.
I can actually because of two reasons:

1. Roy Williams was never good enough to have 5 pro bowl selections and he benefited greatly by being associated with the Cowboys.

2. He barely played in schemes that suited his abilities.

On the other hand Laron is finally being played in a scheme both he and the coach like.
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He was leading the league in tackles right up till he got hurt.
yeah and that means what exactly? I just dont get the point.

Is it a knock on him?
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