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View Poll Results: Should the Redskins re-sign Laron Landry?
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:28 PM   #406
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Re: Laron Landry - Redskin for life?

So I haven't really been keeping up with the Landry news. What chance do we all think Landry has of resigning with the skins? And if that percentage is low, do we have a backup plan at safety?
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:30 PM   #407
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Low, unless no one else wants to roll the dice on his Achilles and he comes back cheaper just to stay in the league.

The Jets, Bears, Lions are interested from what I've heard. Philly was but seems to have bowed out.


Right now, we have one FS and one SS on the roster under contract. DeJon Gomes and Reed Doughty.

I expect we'll move Kevin Barnes to FS, probably more out of necessity than preference but he did play great there when he had to fill in.


We're bringing Brandon Meriweather (nothing special) in for a visit but right now we basically have no depth at safety.

I like Gomes, he played well last year and Barnes is better at safety than CB. Doughty, he's basically a body on the field. Occasionally makes good plays but they get canceled out. Seems like we can't get rid of him.


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I don't see anyone kicking down his door. I think we have a decent chance at bringing him back. The FO is smart in letting him see what's out there.
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Safety Brandon Meriweather visiting Redskins Wednesday - The Insider - The Washington Post

The Redskins are having safety Brandon Meriweather come in for a visit today. Hopefully, they will sign him to a deal in order to fill a pressing need @ strong safety.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:37 PM   #410
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Just saw on Twitter that the Pats are looking at LL.
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Just saw on Twitter that the Pats are looking at LL.
After looking at that dreadful Patriot defense all last year, they must make upgrades. If they sign Landry, it would be good for him to go into a consistent winning organization and contribute. Hopefully, if they strike a deal, Landry can stay healthy.
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After looking at that dreadful Patriot defense all last year, they must make upgrades. If they sign Landry, it would be good for him to go into a consistent winning organization and contribute. Hopefully, if they strike a deal, Landry can stay healthy.
Landry does not know it, but he's a masochist whose career is going to go the route of Bob Sanders circa now because he likes neglecting that Achilles of his.
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Let's talk about LaRon Landry - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
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Old 03-15-2012, 02:29 PM   #414
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My enduring memory of Landry will be of him taking shit from a Seahags fan the whole game last season (I was sat one row behind the Redskins bench) and at the end he came over and chatted to him 'politely', blew him kisses etc. also joined by Rex and a couple of others.

Hilarious.
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Old 03-15-2012, 02:45 PM   #415
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I'll miss LL, I wanted him to take over after Sean, he had a great playoff game in Seattle and he was a very good player for us.. the hit on Robinson in Dallas this year was vintage LL
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Old 03-15-2012, 03:41 PM   #416
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wow, if this is based on any real conversations w/Skins staff, pretty much says that the writing's been on the wall for a while now. I wish we could sign him to a cheap deal to prove he can get back, but that looks so unlikely now.

In addition to the injuries being a problem, his attitude & poor fundamentals don't fit in w/the shanny way.
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Old 03-15-2012, 07:20 PM   #417
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I don't LL is signing with NE who signed Gregory from the Chargers. Chung and LL (if healthy) would be a lethal combination.
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Old 03-15-2012, 07:25 PM   #418
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I don't LL is signing with NE who signed Gregory from the Chargers. Chung and LL (if healthy) would be a lethal combination.
LL was there when or before they signed Gregory, so they might have decided it was a non-fit.

I think he'll sign with Detroit when it's all done.
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Landy a Jet:
Jets, LaRon Landry agree to one-year, $4 million contract | ProFootballTalk
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Old 03-19-2012, 04:13 PM   #420
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Good riddance! Go to the Jets and pick up needless penalties along with getting hurt again.
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