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Larry Warford | Guard | #67

Team: New Orleans Saints
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/18/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 317
College: Kentucky
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 3 (65) / DET
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New Saints RG Larry Warford's four-year deal is worth $34 million, and includes $17 million guaranteed.
Interior linemen are getting paid this year, and Warford was one of the five best on the open market. A starter since arriving as a third-round pick in 2013, Warford has stabilized after some inconsistency, and had a strong 2016. He's a sensible addition for the Saints' latest "get tough" effort. The Saints are putting together a top-five NFL offensive line. Mar 10 - 1:05 PM

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Saints agreed to terms with RG Larry Warford, formerly of the Lions.

The Saints made it a priority to find a right guard in free agency. They flirted with Kevin Zeitler, but he ultimately picked the Browns, becoming the league's highest-paid guard at $12 million per year. Warford isn't a bad consolation prize. A mauler at 6'3/317, he was Pro Football Focus' No. 19 guard last season out of 77 qualifiers, grading out well both in the run game and pass pro. Warford's addition likely means the end of longtime RG Jahri Evans' career in New Orleans.
Mar 9 - 3:18 PM

ESPN's Michael Rothstein predicts impending free agent RG Larry Warford will not re-sign with the Lions.

With both Warford and RT Riley Reiff headed to free agency, the Lions could end up losing the entire right side of their offensive line. If Warford does hit the open market, he is expected to command at least $9 million per season. Warford is Rotoworld's No. 4 available interior lineman.
Source: ESPN
Mar 4 - 11:13 AM

Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline reports free agent RG Larry Warford is expected to fetch $9 million-plus per year on the open market.

Warford's biggest asset is his youth. He doesn't turn 26 until this summer. Warford and Kevin Zeitler are the top two free agent guards, with T.J. Lang also in the mix, though Lang is going on 30. Warford was Pro Football Focus' No. 19 guard last season, receiving plus marks for his run blocking. At $9 million annually, he'd be one of the NFL's highest-paid guards.
Mar 1 - 9:09 AM

Free agent RG Larry Warford is expected to test the open market.

One of the top interior linemen available, Warford is going to price himself out of Detroit. The Lions are more interested in bringing back free agent RT Riley Reiff. 2015 first-rounder Laken Tomlinson is Warford's in-house replacement.
Feb 22 - 5:10 PM

Free agent RG Larry Warford indicated he isn't interested in a hometown discount to stay in Detroit.

Warford is rightfully looking to get paid after a rock-solid season at right guard with the Lions. "I mean, I’ve got my family to think about too," said Warford, who is getting married this offseason. "Starting a family is awesome, and that factors in." Still only 25 years old, Warford is likely to emerge from the free agency period as one of the highest paid guards in football.
Jan 30 - 4:27 PM

Free agent RG Larry Warford expects to test the open market.

Warford had a bounce back year after an injury filled 2015, missing just one game and grading as a top-25 guard at PFF. He should draw interest from multiple teams this offseason. Detroit has Laken Tomlinson as Warford's potential replacement.
Jan 14 - 2:45 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford (hip) is inactive for Week 6 against the Rams.

Warford picked up a hip injury in Wednesday's practice and did not see the field the rest of the week. He could miss a couple games. Graham Glasgow, who had to replace LG Laken Tomlinson last week, will get the start at right guard. It is a downgrade for the entire offense.
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 11:43:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford's starting job will be "on a short leash" this season.

The 65th overall pick in the 2013 draft, Warford looked like a future All Pro his first two seasons before enduring an injury-riddled third campaign. Now entering his contract year, Warford has a lot at stake. He's 25 years old (in June) with dominant drive-blocking potential and will get paid handsomely if his season goes well. Journeyman Geoff Schwartz will push Warford in camp.
Wed, May 25, 2016 09:04:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford suffered a concussion in the team's Thanksgiving win over the Eagles.

Detroit plays its next game next Thursday night against the Packers. When healthy this season, Warford has been a disappointment and a major part of the Lions' run-game woes. Rookie LG Laken Tomlinson has been even worse.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 01:22:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford (ankle) is probable for Week 6.

His return will shift Manny Ramirez back to left guard and rookie Laken Tomlinson back to the bench. With the offensive line getting healthy, Detroit has to find a way to get the running game working.
Sat, Oct 17, 2015 10:07:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 4.

Warford aggravated his high-ankle sprain in last week's loss. He practiced fully on Thursday and Friday, but was downgraded to limited Saturday. Lions beat writers aren't expecting Warford to play. Manny Ramirez will move to the right side if Warford sits, with rookie Laken Tomlinson starting at left guard.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 05:56:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford aggravated his ankle injury Week 3 against the Broncos.

Warford suffered a high-ankle sprain in the preseason which forced him to miss Week 1. He aggravated the injury in the first quarter against the Broncos and sat out most of the rest of the game. His status for Week 4 will be updated later in the week.
Mon, Sep 28, 2015 08:56:00 AM

Lions RG Larry Warford (ankle) is expected to return to action in Week 2.

Warford suffered a high ankle sprain in Detroit's second preseason game. He missed Week 1, but will be all systems go Sunday at Minnesota. A powerful road grader, Warford's return is good news for Ameer Abdullah's outlook.
Fri, Sep 18, 2015 10:00:00 PM

Lions RG Larry Warford (ankle) expects to practice this week.

Warford has been sidelined since suffering a high-ankle sprain in the Lions' second preseason game. He said he was still dealing with soreness in the ankle, but added, "It's coming along pretty well." Even if Warford is able to get in a couple practices this week, it is possible the Lions give him another week to get completely healthy. Manny Ramirez played well at right guard Week 1.
Tue, Sep 15, 2015 09:45:00 AM

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