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Old 02-27-2012, 07:58 AM   #331
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What I want to know is who's shirt he borrowed/ruined to make that pic.
That is his wife's workout shirt lol
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Old 02-27-2012, 08:45 AM   #332
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Re: Fletchers replacement is Landry?

he wouldn't cover any better as an ILB than a safety, so there's still that issue there, and the health thing.
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Old 02-27-2012, 10:26 AM   #333
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Re: Fletchers replacement is Landry?

I had a thought but more of OLB in the 3-4 and rushing more often then not ..
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Old 02-27-2012, 11:24 AM   #334
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I had a thought but more of OLB in the 3-4 and rushing more often then not ..
he'd need to put on a lot of weight... and stay healthy.
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Old 02-27-2012, 11:29 AM   #335
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Re: Fletchers replacement is Landry?

Playing safety like a linebacker, and playing linebacker (even OLB), are two different things.
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Old 02-27-2012, 11:31 AM   #336
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Adam Carriker poking fun at Laron's picture. LOL!


Thats awesome. Now we need someone to parody BB's pic. Cris Cooley maybe?
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Old 02-27-2012, 11:44 AM   #337
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Re: Laron Landry - Redskin for life?

LaRon Landry training his body is a positive thing. But still, he shouldn't be that big. He has to be taking growth hormone or something. I remember a highlight of Landry being run over by Brandon Jacobs back in 2008. In looking at that recent picture of him all ripped and largely muscular, I doubt if Jacobs can do that to him now.
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Old 02-27-2012, 11:59 AM   #338
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Re: Laron Landry - Redskin for life?

I think there's a difference between being physically strong and football strength. Sean Taylor wasn't ripped, per se, but he was what I would call football strong, in that he could leverage his size, speed, and power to take on players bigger than him or blow up running backs and wideouts. That's what actually made him so special.

Laron Landry tends to blow people up if he's running in a straight line after gaining some momentum. I don't ever remember a running back blowing up Sean Taylor, even if he was stationary at the line of scrimmage.
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:05 PM   #339
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I think there's a difference between being physically strong and football strength. Sean Taylor wasn't ripped, per se, but he was what I would call football strong, in that he could leverage his size, speed, and power to take on players bigger than him or blow up running backs and wideouts. That's what actually made him so special.

Laron Landry tends to blow people up if he's running in a straight line after gaining some momentum. I don't ever remember a running back blowing up Sean Taylor, even if he was stationary at the line of scrimmage.
Taylor was simply one of kind safety.
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:12 PM   #340
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Re: Fletchers replacement is Landry?

I like it, anything to get LF off the Skins!(it's a compliment)
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Playing safety like a linebacker, and playing linebacker (even OLB), are two different things.
We can finally get this party started, now that somebody brought the logic.
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:29 PM   #342
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Re: Fletchers replacement is Landry?

But then who's gona replace LL from weeks 3-16 when he gets hurt?
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:56 PM   #343
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Re: Fletchers replacement is Landry?

I don't think LaRon is anywhere close to being bright enough to be a competent replacement of all the London does for this team. Sure, he's built like a monster truck, but that doesn't necessarily translate to him being able to take over that role.
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:02 PM   #344
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But then who's gona replace LL from weeks 3-16 when he gets hurt?
Maybe we'll be able to convince London Fletcher to come out of retirement and take his place. He used to be damn good back in the day.
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:20 PM   #345
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If you remember before Taylor's last season he dropped a decent amount of weight. I think he wanted to be faster and cover more ground, and i remember a forum member saying that speed or velosity is more imporant than weight for big collisions. Obvisouly LL feels differently.
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