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View Poll Results: Should the Redskins re-sign Laron Landry?
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Old 12-16-2011, 11:26 AM   #136
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Re: Laron Landry - Redskin for life?

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Doughty is as good as LL?

That's laughable.
He is better than LL when it comes to actually being on the field..lol :tongue
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Old 12-16-2011, 11:29 AM   #137
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Doughty is as good as LL?

That's laughable.
For real. Doughty is a career backup.
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Old 12-16-2011, 11:55 AM   #138
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If this franchise pays LL $7 million to keep him another year I'll have suspend my fanhood until the Snyder era ends. He's worth league minimum at this point and nothing more. He's a dumb player, I mean literally dumb in that he doesn't have the intelligence to read the offense and anticipate anything. So despite his physical ability Landry is often a step or two late on the play. He's also dumb in his behavior, antics etc, which is just absurd for such an underwhelming player.

Edit: I think Landry is actually one of the dumbest players I've seen in a long time. Keep in mind when his physical ability deteriorates he's worthless.

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League min?

Right.
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Doughty is as good as LL?

That's laughable.
Laughable? yes. If LL was healthy no way Doughty is as good. But from what I see with LL being out so much recently, and when they both are playing close to the line as a SS what they provide is not much different from the other. Both make takles, both force rush the QB, both screw up on occasion by being in the wrong place or rather getting out of position.

So ... yes about as good.
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I'm talking all things equal and both guys are healthy, LL is the superior player.

Of course Doughty is better at this moment, LL hasn't even been playing and is now on IR.
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If this franchise pays LL $7 million to keep him another year I'll have suspend my fanhood until the Snyder era ends. He's worth league minimum at this point and nothing more. He's a dumb player, I mean literally dumb in that he doesn't have the intelligence to read the offense and anticipate anything. So despite his physical ability Landry is often a step or two late on the play. He's also dumb in his behavior, antics etc, which is just absurd for such an underwhelming player.

Edit: I think Landry is actually one of the dumbest players I've seen in a long time. Keep in mind when his physical ability deteriorates he's worthless.
I found something else that gets my goat.
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I'm talking all things equal and both guys are healthy, LL is the superior player.

Of course Doughty is better at this moment, LL hasn't even been playing and is now on IR.
Board Games or an IQ test im taking Doughty by 32 horse lengths.
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I'm talking all things equal and both guys are healthy, LL is the superior player.

Of course Doughty is better at this moment, LL hasn't even been playing and is now on IR.
I think we are on the same page.

I like LL. He looks like a machine. He should be the next Terminator but ... and it's a big but, LL is not FS material. He's SS material. I don't care what position he played in college cause it's a lot different in the NFL.

and yes Doughty is a back up. Which is why it's sad to say that both make the same mistakes. Both are decent tacklers when in the right place at the right time but both have a tendency to get out of position or use poor tackling skills at times. Otherwise both can stop the run.

Neither play well as a FS. Which is why on my list of positions to draft I keep saying I feel FS is more important right now then CB. With a bonified FS there would be more help over the top for the CB's which would make our secondary better.
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Old 12-16-2011, 01:00 PM   #145
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I voted, "absolutely", but I do not want to see the Redskins improve.
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I'm talking all things equal and both guys are healthy, LL is the superior player.

Of course Doughty is better at this moment, LL hasn't even been playing and is now on IR.
Matty this is precisely the reason Landry isn't worth more than a minimal risk to the team. He's been gimpy for two consecutive seasons now and as SS mentioned seems to have chosen treatments that are not the most reliable.

And again I don't think it can be overstated how far Landry regresses when his physical ability is less than perfect...he's not a player who can make up for it with his brains.
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Matty this is precisely the reason Landry isn't worth more than a minimal risk to the team. He's been gimpy for two consecutive seasons now and as SS mentioned seems to have chosen treatments that are not the most reliable.

And again I don't think it can be overstated how far Landry regresses when his physical ability is less than perfect...he's not a player who can make up for it with his brains.
Before contract talks even begin, he would of course have to be cleared medically and the team would know if he is a medical risk or not. If he's ok, I expect he would be re-signed to a multi-year deal. If he's a medical risk they have a decision to make.
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Before contract talks even begin, he would of course have to be cleared medically and the team would know if he is a medical risk or not. If he's ok, I expect he would be re-signed to a multi-year deal. If he's a medical risk they have a decision to make.
The problem is Landry has to decide pretty much right away (and as of last night, he hadn't officially decided from what I heard) whether to undergo the surgery.

And even then it might be too late. He's going to be in a boot for up to 4 months after surgery (as I understand it) and then we're talking probably June or July before he can really do anything truly physical again.

I'm no doctor, but unfortunately it seems that the Redskins (or whoever) have to make a guess on Landry next spring
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LOL@ this "NFL vet min wage" and the "Doughty is better than LL" talk.
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The problem is Landry has to decide pretty much right away (and as of last night, he hadn't officially decided from what I heard) whether to undergo the surgery.

And even then it might be too late. He's going to be in a boot for up to 4 months after surgery (as I understand it) and then we're talking probably June or July before he can really do anything truly physical again.

I'm no doctor, but unfortunately it seems that the Redskins (or whoever) have to make a guess on Landry next spring
It's really hard to imagine our FO re-signing him to a multi-year deal given the situation as you put it...let alone an outside franchise LMAO!

How's that dialogue w/ the agent go?

Agent: "So my client is looking for a solid multi-year deal but he's just not sure when he'll ever be physically able to play again...did I mention he was a 6th overall pick!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Anyone listening: ".......click"

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