When we look back at L.T's career we can often get tangled in his spectacular accomplishments statistically. But as fans remember, watching L.T. was more than the stats he put up game to game, or if he scored your fantasy team enough points. Tomlinson defined an era for both the San Diego Chargers and the NFL with his demeanor on and off the field, leadership, and impact on the community.
There was something magical about watching L.T making cuts and dissecting the opposing defenses. He moved the ball so intentionally and was obviously a threat at any part of the field.
His touchdown dance captures the character Tomlinson had. The iconic touch of the helmet and flip of the football with an extended hand. It was smooth, humble, but the other team was guaranteed to remember it.
Perhaps the fondest moment fans shared with Tomlinson was December 11, 2006 a game against division rival Denver Broncos, when Tomlinson snapped Shaun Alexander's single season touchdown record...