TOJ Sidelines – Sleep In Peace, Dennis Byrd

I have been a Jets fan my entire life and one of the best moments for me as a fan was watching Ladainian Tomlinson walk on to the field with the rest of the team captains carrying Dennis Byrd’s jersey on to the field at Foxborough. I go back and watch YouTube highlights of that game and the highlights always start with that image. The number 90 blowing in the wind with LT looking...
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3 days ago

LaDainian Tomlinson: Chargers should trade Philip Rivers

LaDainian Tomlinson doesn’t want to see former teammate Philip Rivers languish on a non-contending team late in his career. Tomlinson said on the NFL Network that the Chargers should trade Rivers to a contender. "Chargers are rebuilding right now…The best thing to do is trade [Rivers]."@LT_21 gets real on GameDay Prime! — NFL Network (@nflnetwork...
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15 days ago  |  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

LaDainian Tomlinson Thinks Ezekiel Elliott Can Be “The Next Great One”

One of the best running backs of the 21st century thinks the Cowboys’ rookie tailback has the potential to be the “next great one” in Dallas.  LaDainian Tomlinson, who starred for the San Diego Chargers and retired from the NFL in 2011, joined Dallas’ NBC DFW to discuss the Cowboys’ rookie running back, Ezekiel Elliott.  Dallas drafted Elliott out of Ohio State with the...
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June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

"Chargers belong in San Diego" chides NFL commish Roger Goodell

After a long push to get the team out of San Diego, and really anywhere in the Los Angeles area, the Chargers are now making an effort to keep the team in San Diego. Roger Goodell thinks this is a good move for the Chargers. “I said it. I mean it. The Chargers belong in San Diego,” Goodell said via Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. The team had a pep rally for...
Via The Comeback
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Tomlinson: Kaepernick will be locker room problem for 49ers

With Colin Kaepernick likely to stay in San Francisco for the time being, will he be an issue in the locker room? One former NFL star believes the answer is yes. Both LaDainian Tomlinson and former 49ers fullback Michael Robinson believe that Kaepernick’s presence in the locker room will cause problems for the 49ers. “He shows up, and no I wouldn’t take a pay cut, I got ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 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

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.
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson Selling Mansion With Aquarium, Basketball Court For $3.5M

Back in 2004, the San Diego Chargers made LaDainian Tomlinson the richest running back in NFL history by awarding him with a six-year, $60 million contract. During that same year, Tomlinson built a pretty awesome home in Poway, Calif. The 2006 NFL MVP is selling it for $3.5 million, but once you see what it looks like you might begin to think that’s a steal. The home has five bedrooms...
July 10, 2014  |  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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