Landry, who recently completed a 10-game suspension for a violation of the league's performance-enhancing drug policy, has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL, ESPN reports. Landry already had two suspensions for PEDs as he was suspended for four games in 2014 as well. The sixth overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft played in 103 games with the Colts, Redskins and Jets.
Colts general manager Ryan Grigson said Thursday that safety could be a position of need, and the team will take look at all options, RTV6 reports. Grigson also indicated an interest in resigning Mike Adams, saying the team would "love to have Mike back," adding he "never played like he was long in the tooth." Adams and LaRon Landry, who was released by the team last week, combined for 134 tackles and 7 1/2 interceptions at the safety position in 2014.
The Colts released strong safety LaRon Landry, who was owed $8 million over the next two years, reports ESPN.com. Landry, 30, had 47 tackles and 2.5 sacks in 11 games last season. Landry made 100 tackles with the Jets in 2012 before signing a four-year, $24 million deal with Indy. He missed nine games over two seasons with the Colts, including a four-game suspension last year for PED use.
All the Colts who were probable on the injury report are active for the game against Houston. The list includes safeties Mike Adams (back), Sergio Brown (illness) and LaRon Landry (illness), cornerbacks Vontae Davis (concussion) and Darius Butler (illness), linebacker D'Qwell Jackson (ribs), offensive tackle Xavier Nixon (foot), and linebackers Erik Walden (knee) and Andy Studebaker (hamstring).
Despite returning from suspension, Colts safety LaRon Landry will not be handed a starting role. Colts coach Chuck Pagano told reporters Monday Landry will play in Week 11 against New England, but safety Sergio Brown will remain the starter. Landry was the starting safety for the Colts until he was suspended for four games after violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.