Found June 18, 2012 on Lost My Way:
Picture LaDainian Tomlinson has announced he will sign a one-day contract with the San Diego Chargers so he can retire from the game of football where his career began. The Chargers drafted Tomlinson out of TCU in the first round back in 2001. LT found instant success in the NFL and will retire as the league's fifth all-time leading rusher.   
The 2006 NFL MVP has spent the past two seasons in New York searching for a Super Bowl to add to his resumé. Although coming up short, LT has done enough in his 11 seasons to assure him a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He only trails Emmitt Smith and Jerry RIce for most touchdowns in league history. In 2006, Tomlinson accounted for 31 touchdowns, a single-season record. 

LT didn't have the best transition from the Chargers as his age and the wear on his body was starting to show. He began to suffer from injuries that had many questioning his toughness and whether or not he was worth the money to keep in San Diego. Eventually the organization came to terms that he was too expensive to keep on and cut him loose.

LT has been an outstanding athlete his entire career and it's a little disappointing that he never won a Super Bowl for all his efforts. Even being a player that has received the admiration of his colleagues, you have to think that retiring from the NFL without a ring has to leave a small hole that can't be filled. I imagine it would be a hole a lot like when somebody takes the last of the bacon during breakfast before you could eat any.

TL;DR LaDainian Tomlinson will be returning to San Diego for a one-day contract to finish his NFL career where he started.

LaDainian Tomlinson to retire [ESPN]

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