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Strong safety LaRon Landry departed the Washington Redskins in free agency, as expected. The former cornerstone of the Redskins' secondary signed a one-year, $4 million free agent contract with the New York Jets on Monday
Washington Redskins strong safety LaRon Landry is proceeding toward free agency with hopes of avoiding surgery on his left Achilles tendon, coach Mike Shanahan said Monday after overseeing a Senior Bowl practice here.
A six-game losing streak in the NFL can be like getting caught in a tornado. There's no telling what might get carried off in the whirlwind — the quarterback, the coach, a coordinator, even a blocking sled.
In the Washington Redskins' ideal world, safeties LaRon Landry and Oshiomogho Atogwe would patrol the secondary Sunday against the New York Giants in a marquee NFC East matchup that would propel them into the playoffs.
Strong safety LaRon Landry will finish the last year of his contract on injured reserve because of the same left Achilles tendon injury that sidelined him in 2010.
If the Washington Redskins played every game with the emotion they displayed Sunday against the New England Patriots, their season might have turned out differently. Not differently enough to put them in the playoffs, perhaps, but differently enough to cut down on the cries of despair from their fans as one defeat was piled atop another.
Barry Cofield once helped deny Tom Brady one of football's greatest accomplishments. His New York Giants stifled the New England Patriots' jet-powered offense and ruined their perfect season in Super Bowl XLII.
Another week, another injury, another missed game for Washington Redskins' LaRon Landry. This time a strained left groin will keep him out of Sunday's game against the New York Jets.
Earlier this season, it was an Achilles tendon injury, a carryover from last year, that kept LaRon Landry from his appointed rounds as the Washington Redskins' strong safety. Now it's a groaning groin. He missed practice again Thursday, and his game-day status — with the New York Jets coming to town — is once more in doubt.