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I've mentioned this a handful of times, but to rehash an old topic that hasn't received a ton of attention on this here blog, LaDainian Tomlinson is my all-time favorite football player. I'm not a huge football fan - it's been my third favorite sport, and after last year's NBA playoffs and LeBron's performance, it's probably slotted fourth now - but I do love me some San Diego Chargers, specifically LT. While I have a plate and a laundry tag of the future Hall of Famer, his autograph had alluded me for some time.That time has come and gone, as I was able to secure this AMAZING on-card autograph off of eBay a couple of months ago with most of what I had remaining in my PayPal account at the time. $33.50 well, well-spent. I scanned and cropped it poorly, but it nevertheless is a thing of beauty. On-card beauty, most importantly. I love how huge LT signed his name, especially since the signature itself, for a guy with a loooong name, is short (just his initi...
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LaDainian Tomlinson said Wednesday that he thinks he knows the identities of at least two of the Jets players who anonymously savaged Tim Tebow.
On Wednesday, members of the New York Jets locker room semi-shocked the world with their shots against backup quarterback Tim Tebow.
Since that initial salvo, various members of the team (including Tebow) have weighed in on the matter but nobody’s words seem to feel as honest as running back Shonn Greene’s.
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Pete Carroll knows a little about the media pouncing on their prey. He took every attack the Boston media threw at him while he was head coach of the New England Patriots. After his dismissal from New England, he went back to sunny Southern California and built a powerhouse USC program that turned him into an icon in those parts. Carroll also knows young quarterbacks and Mark Sanchez...
After yet another putrid performance in Sunday’s 28-7 loss to the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, it is more evident than ever that Mark Sanchez is a quarterback incapable of making the New York Jets a winning organization. … Continue reading →
Per a report from CNN’s Sports Illustrated, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan thinks the player(s) who called Tim Tebow “terrible” are “a cowardly thing.” Ryans comments are in response to an earlier report of over a dozen Jets players and members of the organization anonymously criticizing Tebow. Ryan is absolutely right; if you want to call Tebow terrible, be like the...
(Eds: Corrects Keller's first name to Dustin in seventh paragraph. With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Jets coach Rex Ryan is so competitive that he'd play Satan at quarterback if he was convinced the move would help his team win.
But for some reason, he's drawn the line at Tim Tebow.
On any other team, with any other backup waiting in the wings, there...
Hyperbolic headline aside, Matt Slauson isn’t actually a hero. In fact, after the dirty block that he put on Brian Cushing that ended the Texans linebacker’s season earlier this year, he might actually be an asshole. However, I nominate Matt Slauson for BESTEST JERKYFACE EVER for being the one teammate willing to go on the record bashing Tim Tebow to the New York Daily News....
Neither the Jets nor the Rams have been impressive of late. It’s been over a month since either team has earned a win. On paper, both teams leave a lot to be desired but there are few factors that will sway the odds in the Rams’ favor when New York travels to St. Louis. Here are my three bold predictions for the game.1. The Jets’ will help St. Louis get an easy win.On the stat...