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Dawan Landry

Dawan Landry - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 212 lbs.
Birthday 12/30/1982
Birthplace Ama, LA
College Georgia Tech
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 5th round, 13th pick by Ravens

Stadium turf means Jets likely to lose Jenkins

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
NT Kris Jenkins would like to return to the NFL in 2011, though the playing surface at New Meadowlands Stadium means he won't be in a Jets uniform.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 30

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 30th pick in the NFL draft, including Colts WR Reggie Wayne in 2001.

Jets WR Cotchery played with herniated disc

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Jets WR Jerricho Cotchery told ESPNNewYork.com that he played the 2010 season with a herniated disc and underwent back surgery on Feb. 3.

Buddy Ryan diagnosed with cancer

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Former NFL head coach Buddy Ryan, the father of current NFL coaches Rex and Rob Ryan, has cancer, according to the New York Daily News.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Special offseason in store for Jets

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
With their kicker, punter, kickoff returner and top tacklers all hitting free agency, special teams will be a big offseason issue for the Jets.

Liuget, Leshoure stand out at Illinois' pro day

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
DT Corey Liuget and RB Mikel Leshoure stood out at Illinois' pro day in limited workouts. LB Martez Wilson started slowly but improved as the day went on.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

Jets owner also confident about 2011 season

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Jets chairman and CEO Woody Johnson released a statement Saturday afternoon on the NFL lockout, saying he is confident there will be an NFL season 2011.

Syracuse to play additional games at New Meadowlands

Posted March 10, 2011 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Syracuse Orange have extended their relationship with the New Meadowlands Stadium to play games in the home of the Jets and Giants through 2038.

Defense should be focus of Jets' draft

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
After keying in on the offense the past two years, the Jets will likely focus on drafting defensive players in this year's draft.

Jets release Gholston, Hartsock

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Jets have released OLB Vernon Gholston and TE Ben Hartsock, clearing more salary cap on the eve of the expected lockout.

Jets tender nine, including Cromartie and Holmes

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Jets announced a host of players getting restricted free-agent tenders on Tuesday, including CB Antonio Cromartie and WR Santonio Holmes.

AFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC East.

Report: Jets cut four veterans

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Jets released three defenders and a former starting offensive lineman Monday. Cut are OLB Jason Taylor, ORT Damien Woody, NT Kris Jenkins and DE Vernon Gholston.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 29, 2011
The Jacksonville Jaguars and Landry have agreed on a five-year contract, giving the franchise a third new defensive starter in as many days.||||||| Landry, who spent the last five years in Baltimore, is expected to sign a contract Saturday and would be eligible to practice when the new collective bargaining agreement is ratified. Landry accumulated 362 tackles, nine interceptions and five sacks with the Ravens. He missed most of the 2008 season with a neck injury. He likely will replace Don Carey in the starting lineup.
Posted Nov. 12, 2008
The Ravens placed Landry on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season. He is still experiencing tingling sensations in his neck after suffered a spinal cord concussion against the Cleveland Browns in the third week of the season. In that game, the crown of Landry's helmet struck the knee of Browns running back Jamal Lewis.||||||| Landry, a fifth-round draft pick in 2006, started all 16 games last year. He led Baltimore defensive backs with six tackles in the opener against Cincinnati on Sept. 7.
Posted Sept. 21, 2008
Landry was taken from the field on a cart Sunday after taking a knee to the helmet during the second quarter of a game against Cleveland. Landry was trying to tackle Jamal Lewis, whose knee hit Landry in the head. Landry lay motionless for several minutes before being taken from the field with the facemask removed from his helmet and his head immobilized. Landry never lost consciousness and had movement in all his extremities, Ravens orthopedist Leigh Ann Curl said.||||||| Landry, a fifth-round draft pick in 2006, started all 16 games last year. He led Baltimore defensive backs with six tackles in the opener against Cincinnati on Sept. 7.

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