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Derek Landri
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Landri with the Carolina Panthers in 2010
No. 66, 61, 73, 94, 90, 77     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-09-21) September 21, 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth: Newport Beach, California
Career information
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 166
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2007 2009)
Career highlights and awards
* USA Today High School All-American (2001)
Total tackles     130
Sacks     9.0
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     2
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Derek Landri (born September 21, 1983) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.

Landri also played for the Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now coaching high school football team in the western New York area for the school, St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute.

Early yearsEdit

Named Mr California for the highest award for Calif High school players. Landri played high school football for De La Salle where he was Maurice Jones-Drew's teammate.

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Landri's selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 5th round was rated one of the "Top 10 Draft Steals" of the 2007 draft by Sports Illustrated.[1]

Playing in a reserve role, Landri recorded a sack and an interception on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during the Jaguars' Wildcard playoff game on January 5, 2008. He also recovered a fumble which sealed the win for the Jaguars. On December 3, 2009, Landri was waived by the Jaguars.

Carolina PanthersEdit

Landri was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Panthers on December 4, 2009. He became an unrestricted free agent following the 2010 season.

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

Landri was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on August 3, 2011. He was released on September 3 during final roster cuts. Following a season-ending injury to Antonio Dixon, Landri was re-signed on October 3. Following the 2011 season, Landri became an unrestricted free agent, but was re-signed to a one-year contract on April 9, 2012.[2]

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Landri signed a two-year, $3.25 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 30, 2013.[3] He was released on February 10, 2014.

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