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San Diego Chargers offer great situation for potential RB

Do you also have a passion for Fantasy Basketball? Test your skills with this FREE beginner's only toss-up! You guys remember Ryan Mathews back in 2010? He was actually considered a Top 10 fantasy running back before he even saw a single snap in the NFL. Fresh out of Fresno State, Mathews (who was in his early 20s at the time) stepped into a situation where Hall of Fame running...
Via Fantasy Football Helpers
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Do the current quarterbacks fit the Bill?

History seems to always have a funny way of repeating itself. Buffalo Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan seems to find himself in a situation all too similar to the one he had for some time in his tenure with the New York Jets, specifically between the years of 2009 to 2011. Both football teams from the great state of New York in their respective times had: A strong defense (check 2010 Jets’...
Via Total Sports Live
20 days ago  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson: “LeSean McCoy expressed to me he did not think he was coming back to Philly next season”

The big news coming out of the NFL on Tuesday was the Philadelphia Eagles trading RB LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills. Many people were shocked when this trade was first announced because it came out of nowhere. But there was one person who wasn’t surprised about McCoy getting traded and that person is NFL Network analyst LaDainian Tomlinson. The former San Diego Chargers RB...
Via No Guts, No Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Philadelphia Eagles trade LeSean McCoy

Today, the Philadelphia Eagles have traded LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for the young and talented linebacker Kiko Alonso. This move was first reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN. Ian Rapoport tweeted out today as well quoting LaDainian Tomlinson.     LeSean McCoy leaves a more “open up the field” type offense to a […]
Via Full Scale Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Philadelphia Eagles have traded for LeSean McCoy

Today, the Philadelphia Eagles have traded LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for the young and talented linebacker Kiko Alonso. This move was first reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN. Ian Rapoport tweeted out today as well quoting LaDainian Tomlinson.     LeSean McCoy leaves a more “open up the field” type offense to a […]
Via Full Scale Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: LeSean McCoy, Greg Hardy, Colts, Eagles, & Jets

LeSean McCoy LaDainian Tomlinson spoke to LeSean McCoy a few weeks ago and he had said that he wasn’t sure if he was going to be back with the Eagles next year. “I had a chance to talk to LeSean a few week ago and he expressed to me that he didn’t think he was going ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
27 days ago  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson is inducted into the San Diego Hall of Champions

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Via Fox Sports San Diego
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

FOWLER, KEFLEZIGHI, TOMLINSON FEATURED ON SPECIAL #SDLIVE

FOWLER, KEFLEZIGHI, TOMLINSON FEATURED ON SPECIAL #SDLIVE Chris Chambliss, Tony Clark and LaDainian Tomlinson Inducted Into Breitbard Hall of Fame Tonight on Salute to the Champions #SDLive SAN DIEGO - FOX Sports San Diego (FSSD) will debut a special Salute to the Champions edition of #SDLive tonight at 7:00 PM PST, featuring interviews with San Diego Padres Executive Chairman Ron...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football season in review

Sadly, the 2014-15 college football season is over. Now begins the dreaded 8 months of no college football, crying in the streets, suicide watch time of the year, the off-season. Sure, we all love the NFL playoffs, the NBA, college basketball, hockey and all those other random sports we rediscover every Spring, but college football is what makes the sports world go ‘round. Thus...
Via isportsweb.com
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Know Your Enemy Via 10 Minutes Of Research

Since Ole Miss and TCU are all set to begin the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl tomorrow morning at Jefferson Pilot Standard Time (though sadly Dave Neal or other Daves will not call the game), I felt a pressing need to do some sort of preview here, but a preview that required as little work as possible. And because most of you who read these magnificent words that I type are already somewhat...
Via The Belly of the Beast
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers' Lacy doesn't watch, follow football but does 'play it pretty good'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Eddie Lacy was playing football one day in middle school when a classmate of his made a move out of the backfield and shouted "L.T.," as in LaDainian Tomlinson. At the time, Tomlinson was in the prime of his career with back-to-back seasons of 1,600-plus rushing yards and 32 combined touchdowns. Anyone who had any knowledge of the NFL knew who Tomlinson was. Lacy...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

TCU's Tomlinson, Alabama's Thomas among Hall of Fame inductees

NEW YORK -- Shane Conlan played high school football in western New York on teams with some linemen who weighed 140 pounds. He was discovered by longtime Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, who decided to offer the 170-pound kid from Frewsburg a scholarship after watching him play basketball. Conlan proved he belonged at his first college practice, and Bradley's faith in...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Conlan, Thomas inducted into College Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) Shane Conlan and Derrick Thomas, two of the most dominant college linebackers of the 1980s, are part of a class of 14 former players and two coaches being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in New York. Thomas had 27 sacks and won the Butkus Award as the nation's top linebacker in 1988 before going on to a successful NFL career with the Kansas City Chiefs...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Dan Herron Among Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

It wasn’t too long ago that NFL backfields seemed a bit less cluttered. From Shaun Alexander (remember him?) to LaDainian Tomlinson, from Maurice Jones-Drew to Adrian Peterson, bell-cow backs once shouldered the load for their offenses — and your fantasy team — en route to monster numbers. Of course, plenty of teams still operate with a featured back in today’s NFL. Yet...
Via NESN.com
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine Rushes For 427 Yards, Sets FBS Record (GIF)

Melvin Gordon’s epic performance last Saturday was one for the record books. For one week, anyway. The Wisconsin running back broke LaDainian Tomlinson’s 15-year-old record for most rushing yards in a game on Nov. 15, when he piled up 408 yards on the ground. On Saturday, however, Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine improbably topped Gordon’s mark with 427 rushing yards against...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon’s Record-Breaking Day Gets The Tecmo Bowl Treatment

Melvin Gordon broke LaDainian Tomlinson’s record for most yards in a single game in only three quarters this past Saturday and to commemorate such an amazing achievement, Gordon got the Tecmo Bowl treatment. Nothing like 408 yards in three quarters to elevate your status as a player to Tecmo Bowl. [Lost Lettermen] The post Melvin Gordon’s Record-Breaking Day Gets The Tecmo Bowl...
Via Diehardsport
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Heisman Forecast: History shows Gordon's record run not enough

Melvin Gordon has his place in NCAA history, but it's not one that has proven a springboard to claiming a Heisman Trophy. Ask LaDainian Tomlinson, whose previous single-game rushing record Gordon broke when the Wisconsin running back broke when he torched Nebraska for 408 yards last weekend. He didn't even crack the top 10 in voting as a junior at TCU. Ask Kansas' Tony Sands (396...
Via Fox Sports South
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Heisman Forecast: History shows Gordon's record run not enough

Melvin Gordon has his place in NCAA history, but it's not one that has proven a springboard to claiming a Heisman Trophy. Ask LaDainian Tomlinson, whose previous single-game rushing record Gordon broke when the Wisconsin running back broke when he torched Nebraska for 408 yards last weekend. He didn't even crack the top 10 in voting as a junior at TCU. Ask Kansas' Tony Sands (396...
Via Fox Sports South
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Re-live Melvin Gordon’s Record Breaking Run vs. Nebraska

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon set an NCAA record on Saturday, rushing for 408-yards on 25 carries against Nebraska. Watch the moment Melvin breaks LaDainian Tomlinson’s previous record of 406-yards. Heisman? The post Re-live Melvin Gordon’s Record Breaking Run vs. Nebraska appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Melvin Gordon Breaks LaDainian Tomlinson Single-Game Rushing Record With 408 Yards Vs. Nebraska

Melvin Gordon broke LaDainian Tomlinson's single game rushing record with 408 yards versus Nebraska. Can we give the man the Heisman Trophy right now? The post VIDEO: Melvin Gordon Breaks LaDainian Tomlinson Single-Game Rushing Record With 408 Yards Vs. Nebraska appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football Playoffs Week 13

Neil Mehta Staff Writer  In week 12, college football fans witnessed some very interesting games. There were close games, upsets and surprising blowouts. It was also a historical weekend. Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon ran for 408 yards in 3 quarters against #16 Nebraska. This breaks LaDainian Tomlinson’s record of 406 yards set in 1999. Nevertheless, there were a lot of playoff...
Via TopSportsReport
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson Congratulates Melvin Gordon On Breaking His Single Game Rushing Record

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon’s stat line against Nebraska Saturday afternoon is otherworldly. Gordon, in his team’s 59-24 blowout win, carried the ball 25 times for 408 yards – a single game FBS record – and four touchdowns. His damage all came in the first three quarters, as the coaching staff decided to pull him to avoid unnecessary injury.  After the game, the...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers surge past Nebraska, 59-24

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Melvin Gordon rushed for a major college-record 408 yards and four touchdowns and No. 11 Wisconsin overcame three early turnovers to take control of the Big Ten West division with a 59-24 win Saturday over No. 22 Nebraska. Gordon eclipsed the single-game mark held since 1999 by TCU's LaDainian Tomlinson by two yards, setting the new standard on a 26-yard touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers surge past Nebraska, 59-24

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Melvin Gordon rushed for a major college-record 408 yards and four touchdowns and No. 11 Wisconsin overcame three early turnovers to take control of the Big Ten West division with a 59-24 win Saturday over No. 22 Nebraska. Gordon eclipsed the single-game mark held since 1999 by TCU's LaDainian Tomlinson by two yards, setting the new standard on a 26-yard touchdown...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon sets FBS single-game rushing record with 408 yards (Video)

Against UTEP in 1999, LaDainian Tomlinson set a new FBS record by rushing for 406 yards. On Saturday, Tomlinson was knocked down to second place by Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon. Gordon has been racking up yards at an impressive clip all season, with single-game totals of 253, 259, and 205 already posted. Saturday, against Nebraska, Gordon...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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