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LaDainian Tomlinson is still getting used to retired life from the NFL.
And retired life must be really good because the former All-Pro running back has turned down an offer to return to the league.
Tomlinson told Michael Silver of Yahoo.com that he recently turned down an offer by the San Diego Chargers to return to the team.
Tomlinson was approached by new Chargers general manager Tom Telesco and new head coach Mike McCoy at the NFL Scouting Combine about returning to the team in a limited capacity.
"They said, 'You can come back and carry it 10 or 12 times a game. We'd like to have you here," Tomlinson told Silver.
The 33-year-old Tomlinson, who finished his career as the NFL's fifth all-time leading rusher with 13,684 yards, has made a smooth transition from the field to the television booth where he works as an analyst for the NFL Network ... and he made it pretty clear that to himself that once he left the game, he wasn't coming back.
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Yesterday we reported on a story in which former San Diego Chargers great LaDainian Tomlinson said that team executives had asked him to come out of retirement.
Yesterday, Chargers executive vice president John Spanos shot that those rumors, and clarified the actually conversation that took place during the NFL Combine.
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After one tumultuous season, the Tim Tebow Experiment by the New York Jets has come to an end, with the team releasing the quarterback early on Monday morning.
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So it begins.
ESPN and other media outlets report that the New York Jets released little-used quarterback Tim Tebow this morning, leaving the team with five quarterbacks on the roster.
New York's little brother team might have cut less heralded Greg McElroy, Matt Simms, or, um. Mark Sanchez. Instead they excised the most useless outsider in NFL history.
Tim Tebow was officially released by the New York Jets. Where do you think he is headed now? Jacksonville? Canada? It's time to Settle It.
It appears that Tim Tebow ride in the NFL came to an end, as the N.Y. Jets cut him from the team on Monday, but according to a report, Tebow is now looking at a new career.According to the Tampa Bay Tribune, Tebow will be opening up three chicken restaurants. The report goes on to say that Tebow will invest money into three PDQ [People Dedicated to Quality], which specialize in...
According to Darren Rovell of ESPN, Tim Tebow is opening up a restaurant down in Jacksonville, Florida.
Tim Tebow opening up a restaurant in Jacksonville called PDQ, a Tampa-based chicken sandwich chain (via @dailydeadline)
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) April 29, 2013
It looks like Tebow has new job lined up outside of the NFL since he was just released by the Jets.
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Former Jets quarterback Tim Tebow through waivers unclaimed today and is now officially a free agent. He can sign with any team at any time.
Just because no teams put in a claim for Tebow doesn’t mean no one is interested. Now that he’s a free agent, we’ll find out if anyone really wants to really sign him.
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