That’s the back of LaRon Landry‘s legs at practice today. From across the field, those thick black lines looked like some serious new ink — not that far-fetched, given that Landry is already pretty well tattooed — but up close it became clear that it was actually some sort of tape, growing up his calf from his sock like a clinging vine.
Which was helpful as far as it went, but didn’t really give me any clue WHY Landry was wearing it. So after practice ended, I asked him.
Landry was shocked to hear that we had even considered the possibility that they were calf tattoos (“Oh, hell no,” he said), but wasn’t able to be very descriptive beyond that.
“Really and truly, I don’t know,” he said. “You’d have to ask the trainers. I’ve been cramping up, so that’s supposed to be the thing that solves it. It’s not [a] style, nothing like that.” (He’s also not worried about bizarre tan lines. “I’m Honduran and black,” he said. “I take a good tan.”
Not exactly informative, but it did at least tell me who to ask. Read more »
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