Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 7/12/12
Now that LaDainian Tomlinson is officially retired and a former-Jet, he can say negative things about the team without it affecting him. In one of his first appearances since his retirement ceremony, Tomlinson appeared on Rich Eisen’s podcast and spoke about, among other things, the Jets and their transition to a more run first offense this year. The Jets have talked about getting back to ground and pound this offseason, hiring Tony Sparano as offensive coordinator and trading for Tim Tebow. They have also told lead back Shonn Greene to expect an increase in carries off the career high 253 he had last year, though it’s unclear if he’s the type of back worthy of that. One of the things Tomlinson mentioned is how this transition will affect mercurial receiver Santonio Holmes. On the matter, Tomlinson said “Santonio was brought there to be the No. 1 receiver and catch a lot of balls. So, if Week 6 they haven’t thrown the ball more than 15 times a game and Santonio is not getting his ca...
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