Derek Landri

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Derek Landri
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Landri with the Carolina Panthers in 2010
No. 66, 61, 73, 94, 90, 77
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1983-09-21) September 21, 1983 (age 36)
Newport Beach, California
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school:De La Salle
(Concord, California)
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 166
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:130
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:2
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

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.

Early years[edit]

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 career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

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 Panthers[edit]

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

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

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 Buccaneers[edit]

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.


  1. ^ " - Photo Gallery - Top 10 Draft Steals of 2007". CNN.
  2. ^ "Derek Landri will return to Philadelphia Eagles on one-year deal". April 9, 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-09.
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