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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...

New York Jets Fact Or False: Bart Scott Edition

Chris Gross is back with Fact or False, this week focusing on the Madbacker and what kind of season to expect from him in 2012. Make sure to give Chris a follow on Twitter New York Jets linebacker Bart Scott is coming off his worst statistical season as a member of Gang Green. Recent reports out of OTAs and Mini-Camp are suggesting that Scott, who played at a much heavier weight...

Brown couldn't be happier with Chargers

SAN DIEGO, CA-- Five weeks before the actual beginning of training camp, the San Diego Chargers wrapped up their final mini-camp workouts Thursday. Players showered, dressed and headed to their cars with hands full of playbooks and iPads, looking forward to the last week in July and the start of their atonement for two sub-par seasons. Along with their carrying the homework and whatever...

Turner expects tough competition to make roster

With all the offseason changes - and the urgency of getting back to the playoffs - Norv Turner thinks the competition to make the 53-man roster will be the hardest since he took over the San Diego Chargers in 2007. The Chargers opened minicamp on Tuesday with a walkthrough in the morning and a regular practice in the afternoon. Turner says the Chargers' offseason program has...

New York Jets: How Good Could This Defense Be?

The buzz around the New York Jets defense heading into this season is that the potential is there to return to an elite unit in the NFL. In 2009, the Jets were 1st in total defense. In 2010, the Jets were 3rd in total defense. Last season they were down to 5th in total defense. It isn’t exactly like they were awful but much of the luster was gone, particularly when Tim Tebow drove...

TOJ New York Jets Beat Writer Power Rankings – June 20th

Welcome back to Turn On The Jets weekly ranking of the beat writers who cover the the team. The votes are tallied amongst myself, Mike Donnelly and Chris Gross with explanations written by the three of us below. For next week’s edition, we are going to be asking for your votes on Twitter, Facebook and here on the site, so make sure to follow us. On to the rankings… June 6th...

Can Tim Tebow handle the New York media?

It is safe to say that the New York media market is one of the harshest, if not the harshest one in the country. After the New York Jets signed Tim Tebow and “Timsanity” took over the tri-state area, the NY Post dubbed the situation a “No-Ring Circus”. Wow, what a way to be clever, [...]

Tomlinson Happy To Retire With His Health

Amid the growing concern over NFL players’ health issues after they leave the game, recently retired running back and soon to be Hall-of-Famer LaDainian Tomlinson believes himself to be lucky. He is only 33 years old, still in good health, and never went under the knife for a serious surgery due to an injury. Not the type of health bill you’d expect from a back who had over 3...

Daily Haze: The Next LaDainian Tomlinson? Arian Foster.

Earlier this week LaDainian Tomlinson hung up his cleats as a member of the San Diego Chargers, ending one of the greatest careers ever had by a running back in NFL history. Naturally, it got me thinking about fantasy football. There are undoubtedly scores of people who owe fantasy football championships to Tomlinson. For an eight-year period between 2001 and 2008, Tomlinson was...

Tim Tebow wins Good Guy Award

As if it wasn't already clear that the media loves Tim Tebow, the writers have given him an award to make sure you knew it.

Morning Playbook - Looking back at LaDainian Tomlinson's TCU career

Happy retirement LaDainian Tomlinson. Congratulations to future Pro Football Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson on retiring from a successful NFL career. Tomlinson retired Monday as the fifth all-time leading rusher and second on the rushing touchdown list in NFL history. Of course, before he became one of the top running backs in the pros Tomlinson was lighting up defenses...

LaDainian Retires as a Charger

LaDainian Tomlinson officially retired Monday as a San Diego Charger.  Tomlinson’s brilliant career officially ended when he ceremoniously rejoined the San Diego Chargers for a day. Tomlinson was drafted in the first round by the San Diego Chargers in 2001.  Tomlinson then went on to be one of the biggest stars in the teams history.  A team that was needing a miracle after they...
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