LaRon Landry blasts Redskins, Shanahan

LaRon Landry blasts Redskins, Shanahan
September 15, 2012, 10:30 pm
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Former Redskins safety LaRon Landry left the team this past offseason to join the New York Jets. Apparently, Landry does not look back on his time in D.C. fondly.

In an interview with the New York Daily News, Landry blasts current Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and the team's medical and training staff.

"I dont respect the training staff at all," Landry said of the Redskins. "I dont respect the coaches over there."

Landry was drafted by the Redskins in the first round of the 2007 draft, and when healthy Landry often performed at a high level.

At other times though, Landry missed tackles while going for big hits. Some fans did not appreciate Landry's tendency to celebrate big hits that came following a first down or big play for the opposing team.

Through one game with the Jets, Landry looked like the star who won a national championship in college at LSU. Ankle and achilles injuries that caused Landry to miss so many games over the last two years have not been an issue thus far in New York, and Landry said that medical evaluations with the Redskins did not properly diagnose the problem.

In the interview, Landry did speak highly of former Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs, former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and the late safety Sean Taylor.

"I do respect Coach Gibbs, who brought me there, and Coach Gregg Williams. I respect that 2007 organization," Landry said. "After 2007. . . . nonexistent.