Familiar RBs who finished their careers in unfamiliar places

This fall, we are going to see Adrian Peterson in a New Orleans Saints uniform and Marshawn Lynch donning the silver and black of the Raiders, and we'll have to get used to it. A.P. not wearing purple? Beast Mode not bowling over guys in navy and "action green"? It will be weird.As odd as it may be, we've been here before. All kinds of players spend a bulk of their careers on one...
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LaDainian Tomlinson picks old FB Lorenzo Neal to present him to HOF

As electric and dynamic a running back we’ve seen in generations, LaDainian Tomlinson is being enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer. All his accomplishments, which are many, weren’t the result of a singular effort, however, which is something he clearly recognizes. As a way to honor one of the men responsible for his success, Tomlinson is having his old San...
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April 12, 2017  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson joins Chargers as special assistant

LaDainian Tomlinson was a fan favorite during his nine seasons playing with the Chargers in San Diego, and the team is now hoping the former star running back can help drum up support in a new place.Tomlinson is joining the Los Angeles Chargers as a special assistant to the Spanos family, according to a press release from the team. His goal will be to focus on engaging fans in the...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Chargers adding LaDainian Tomlinson to front office as they set up in L.A.

The Chargers are making their way to Los Angeles this year, so now is a good time to add some L.A. star power to the front office. For the Chargers, there is no bigger star available than LaDainian Tomlinson. The legendary hall of fame running back will reportedly join the Chargers with a front office position in Los Angeles, although the exact role he will take on remains unconfirmed...
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February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers add LaDanian Tomlinson in front office role

The Los Angeles Chargers have reportedly signed LaDanian Tomlinson — one of the greatest San Diego Chargers of all time — to a front office job. Tomlinson may eventually become a tremendous executive. Still, the public relations part of this can’t be ignored.While they’ve yet to play a game since the move, the Chargers’ move to Los Angeles has not been received terribly...
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February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson: Raiders moving to San Diego ‘would be awful’

One of the all-time greats as a member of the former San Diego Chargers, LaDainian Tomlinson has some strong feelings about the Oakland Raiders potentially moving to the city he loves.Tomlinson, who could be announced as a Hall of Fame inductee this weekend, was asked how he would feel if the Raiders did move south to San Diego.It was a question he deigned to answer.“Please, do...
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February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson was so freaking good

Before Tuesday night, I hadn’t thought about LaDainian Tomlinson in a while. The former Chargers star last made a Pro Bowl in 2007 and last played in the NFL in 2011, and he hasn’t had a particularly visible post-playing career. Then Tomlinson was named one of 15 finalists for the NFL Hall of Fame, and I remembered: That guy was the best. Tomlinson’s incredible career is...
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January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Tomlinson 'optimistic' Jets can dethrone Patriots in AFC East

The last time a team other than the New England Patriots won the AFC East was in 2008, when Matt Cassel started nearly the entire season in place of an injured Tom Brady. Since then, the Pats have dominated, reeling off seven consecutive division titles. But with Brady suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season, one former New York Jets running back believes his...
August 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers will retire LaDainian Tomlinson’s jersey this season

By David Kenyon The San Diego Chargers announced Wednesday that they will retire three-time All-Pro running back LaDainian Tomlinson’s number during the 2015 season. According to the team’s Twitter account, the date is set for Nov. 22 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Tomlinson tallied a franchise-best 12,490 rushing yards and 145 touchdowns during nine seasons in San Diego...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Is TCU in the Big 12 without LaDainian Tomlinson?

TCU won one game in 1998, the first year LaDainian Tomlinson suited up for the Frogs. In the final game of the season, they upset cross-town rival SMU. "We celebrated like we won the Super Bowl," Tomlinson said Thursday.  The former Frog was one of 12 players and two coaches inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Thursday.  Three years later, Tomlinson had amassed more...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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