Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/24/12
Ladainian Tomlinson, who announced his retirement from the NFL last week, reportedly considered signing with the Denver Broncos. Tomlinson, who retired after signing a one-day contract with the San Diego Chargers, told U-T San Diego he nearly decided to play another season -- with the AFC West-rival Broncos. The 11-year veteran considered the move to Denver because the Broncos said future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning. He played nine of his 11 seasons with the Chargers. "The only team I really gave a thought to was the Broncos, because of Peyton," Tomlinson said Saturday. "We talked. Tom (Condon, Tomlinson's agent) talked with them ... It made me pause a little (and think), 'Was this what I really want to do?' "I said, 'They got Peyton, they have a good defense already. They went deep in the playoffs with Tim Tebow. What are they going to do with Peyton?' I seriously thought about it." Tomlinson said he would not have left San Diego for the New York Jets if the C...
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