SB Nation recently partnered with the National Football Post, so I pinged journalist, and former Redskins safety,Matt Bowen, some questions regarding the Free Safety position - a big concern of mine.
Hogs Haven: What are your thoughts on the Free Safety position? Can the Redskins survive this year with Kareem Moore as FS?
Matt Bowen: "The Skins may have to. I am not as worried about the free safety position as I am with Landry. I think it is essential that Haslett gets him down into the box. I love his aggressiveness, but it gets him into trouble when he is playing the middle of the field. Landry can be the type of safety who can make plays close to the line of scrimmage and be used in a wide variety of pressure schemes. Perfect spot for him where he should be able to matchup against any TE in the league."
Hogs Haven: You've played with Darren Sharper. Do you think at this point in his career he'd be a good player to bring in as a stop-gap, or do you see someone in the 2nd to mid rounds they could trade up for...any names specifically that would be a good fit?
Matt Bowen: "Darren is an ideal middle of the field safety, but he is only a fit for certain schemes. What he does for Gregg Williams down in New Orleans isn't going to fly in every huddle. He needs to be given a certain amount of freedom to freelance within the defense, which allows him to jump routes and get his hands on the football. I see him going back to NO."
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