The Jacksonville Jaguars started free agency with over $30 million to spend, and they haven’t been shy about where they want to invest those dollars.
On the first day of “free agency,” the Jags added middle linebacker Paul Posluszny with a long-term contract.
On the second day, they brought in Clint Session to complete a solid new-look linebacker corps.
And today, they’re reportedly on the verge of adding Dawan Landry, a 28-year-old safety coming off his best season.
Landry, who’s known for being an exceptional tackler, is particularly good against the run. Obviously, so is Posluszny. Posluszny and Session are getting far too much money, but both are upgrades over Kirk Morrison and Justin Durant (both of whom are leaving as free agents).
Landry will finally have a chance to break from Ed Reed’s shadow. He’ll immediately become the best defensive back — and maybe the best defensive player — on the team. I expect him to make some big plays in Jacksonville.
Only the Bills (4.8) gave up more yards per carry than the Jags (4.7) in 2010. They still can’t rush the quarterback, but at least they’re making a strong effort to improve against the run.