Found January 20, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
LaDainian Tomlinson appeared on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” on Wednesday night in an attempt to shed some light on the recent issues the New York Jets have had on and off the field. In doing so, he definitely dropped a few bombshells that shocked even the most cynical Jet fans. First, LT stated that the issues in the locker room started in Week 3 or Week 4. That has got to be the most surprising of his revelations. In Week 17 against the Miami Dolphins, we saw Santonio Holmes get benched by former offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer. An obviously angry Holmes seemingly checked out and had no interest in the game in front of him. It is easy to surmise that the Super Bowl MVP was frustrated with the offense’s performance—both that day and the weeks leading up to that all important game. Up until LT’s interview, Jets’ nation had assumed that the issues between Mark Sanchez and Santonio Holmes had been more recent and had not been taking place throughout the majority of the season. LT described the situation between the two players as “it’s as bad as I’ve ever been around” and is not sure if they could be [...]

LaDainian Tomlinson: Jets Locker Room Problems as Bad as He’s Been Around

On Sunday LaDainian Tomlinson pinned the Jets’ locker room problems on a rift between Mark Sanchez and the wide receivers. He took his statements even further during an interview on Inside the NFL. “And I’ve been around some locker rooms and quarterback-receiver situations and what-not,” Tomlinson said. “But it was as bad as I’ve been around. You know it was at the point...

LaDainian Tomlinson on Jets Locker Room Issues

LaDainian Tomlinson will be a guest this week on Showtime’s Inside the NFL, and while the episode has yet to appear, ESPN’s Jane McManus was able to gather some very interesting quotes from LT. #bbpBox_159776045539655680 a { text-decoration:none; color:#D02B55; }#bbpBox_159776045539655680 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }Inside the NFL on Showtime gets good stuff from LaDainian...

Tomlinson: Jets' turmoil worst I've seen (AP)

LaDainian Tomlinson says the tension between New York Jets players that fractured the locker room this season was "as bad as I've ever been around, honestly." In an interview with Showtime's "Inside The NFL" airing Wednesday night, the running back says the turmoil started in the third or fourth week and "got out of hand toward the end of the season."...

LaDainian Tomlinson Details Jets' Dysfunction, Says Rex Ryan Should Scale Back Super Bowl Talk

LaDainian Tomlinson used to be the best running back on the planet, and in 11 NFL seasons, he's seen some chemistry issues in his team's locker room. Nothing, though, compares to the problems the Jets had this past season. "It is as bad as I've ever been around, honestly," Tomlinson said on Inside The NFL, according to The Associated Press. "And I've...

LaDainian Tomlinson says Mark Sanchez is "a bit pampered" by the Jets

LaDainian Tomlinson admitted that he believes that Mark Sanchez is “a bit pampered” by the Jets organization. Several key players and members of the organization questioned everything from Sanchez’s leadership to his work habits on the practice field about in a Daily News story last week. ...

LT rips Jets, calls Sanchez 'pampered'

Veteran running back LaDainian Tomlinson said the New York Jets' locker room turmoil existed all season and the relationship between Mark Sanchez and Santonio Holmes was "as bad as I've ever been around." In an interview to be shown Wednesday on Showtime's "Inside The NFL," Tomlinson also called Sanchez "pampered," and said this was the...

Another player calls the New York Jets Dysfunctional

There has been no lack of criticism this offseason of the New York Jets by both their fans and their players. Now, another member of the 2011 New York Jets team has stepped forward to call them dysfunctional, RB LaDainian Tomlinson. The 2011 campaign started with head coach Rex Ryan making his annual Super Bowl prediction but the season finished with a whimper, a 3-game...

Woody confident Sanchez and Holmes can co-exist

Woody Johnson disagrees with LaDainian Tomlinson's opinion that the Jets' had some serious chemistry issues in their locker room.

Tomlinson: Rex’s crew hurt by ‘bad’ locker room and Sanchez-Holmes rift

The Jets season has been over for nearly three weeks, yet the fallout from their 8-8 failure continues. The latest comes from respected running back LaDainian Tomlinson, who said the relationship between quarterback Mark Sanchez and wide receiver Santonio Holmes and the Jets locker room as a whole was “as...

Johnson ‘Confident’ Sanchez & Santonio Can Mend Fences

Woody Johnson spoke with reporters today, most likely to spin some of the comments that LaDainian Tomlinson made about the team last night on Showtime, and one of the biggest topics discussed was the relationship between Sanchez & Holmes, and whether it’s salvageable. Johnson made it clear that the mercurial wide receiver will definitely be back in 2012. Johnson said that “absolutely...
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