Dawan Landry

Jets safety Dawan Landry, left, sacks Derek Carr of the Oakland Raiders during the third quarter at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 7, 2014. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)

Landry Turning Into Constant Calming Influence In Jets’ Patchwork Secondary

In his second season with the Jets, Landry is known to his teammates as “The Mentor,” the player the other defensive backs look to when they need some help. And the Jets have needed plenty during the last several weeks.

09/12/2014

The Jets’ Antonio Allen recovers a fumble on a kickoff return against the Patriots on Oct. 21, 2012 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Allen Cleared To Play And Says He Will Start For Jets On Sunday

The great experiment of using a converted safety as a starting cornerback looks like it will continue for at least the first week of the regular season.

09/02/2014

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Jets’ Reed Gets 2nd Chance At ‘W’ In Return To Baltimore

Ed Reed wouldn’t mind doing his part in improving New York’s turnover total this Sunday. After all, Reed is going back to Baltimore. Again.

11/22/2013

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Jones: Reed Already Feels Comfortable With Surroundings In New York

Certainly it is a comfortable situation, Ed Reed is reunited with Rex Ryan and Dennis Thurman from their days together in Baltimore, and Reed in a defense in which he fits like a glove.

11/15/2013

Marvin Jones hauls in a touchdown pass in front of Dawan Landry of the New York Jets during their game at Paul Brown Stadium on October 27, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Jets 49-9. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Jets’ Loss Secondary To Mess In Defensive Backfield

This is not, nor was it expected to be, a playoff team. For those who cling to the belief that the Jets defense is worthy enough to keep them competitive in every game, think again.

10/28/2013

Quarterback Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets celebrates his first career rushing touchdown in end zone with teammates Stephen Hill #84, Bilal Powell #29 and Nick Mangold #74. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Silverman: Aggressive Jets Ignoring Expectations And Finding A Way

There are good things happening right now as Smith is making progress, Powell has some chops as a running back and the defense is playing the way a Ryan defense is supposed to.

09/27/2013

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NFL Fines Jets’ S Landry $21K, Giants’ DT Joseph $15K

Goldson’s hit, which drew an unnecessary roughness penalty, resulted in Cumberland needing stitches to close a cut to his chin.

09/13/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 02: Dawan Landry #26 of the Jacksonville Jaguars makes an interception over receiver Robert Meachem #17 of the New Orleans Saints during a game at EverBank Field on October 2, 2011 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Dawan Landry Is Just Who The New York Jets Need To Lead Their Secondary

Dawan Landry is well traveled in the NFL, but not because he has not performed up to par. Actually, he has performed highly above the majority of the safeties in the league, and now he’s bringing his talent to the New York Jets.

08/16/2013

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Rex Ryan: ‘Dee Milliner Is Never Going To Be Darrelle Revis’

“I hope when he plays, there are those comparisons, and I understand where people are coming from,” Rex Ryan said. “But Darrelle was a special player. Dee Milliner is never going to be Darrelle Revis. He’s going to be Dee Milliner.”

07/29/2013

Dawan Landry (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Keep It In The Family: Jets Sign Safety Dawan Landry, Brother Of LaRon

Dawan Landry, the older of the two brothers, was cut by the Jaguars prior to the start of free agency. The former fifth-round pick played in all 16 games for the Jags in 2012, accumulating 100 tackles and an interception.

04/09/2013

Jay Cutler of the Bears is hit in the back by LaRon Landry of the Redskins. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jets Newcomer Landry Out To Prove His Worth In 2012

LaRon Landry wants to prove he is healthy before he gets a lengthy contract. So the versatile safety signed a one-year contract with the New York Jets with the idea that a longer deal and bigger bucks could come down the road.

WFAN–03/20/2012

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AFC Rematches Spice Up Divisional Round

Bitter feuds from the AFC North and East will break out again in the playoffs. Can’t wait.

WFAN–01/10/2011