10:41 AM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014

Jets are in for a treat if CJ can emulate LT

Everybody thought LaDainian Tomlinson was ready for a rocking chair at the age of 30. He was a diminished player for the San Diego Chargers in 2009, finishing the season with a hard-to-watch game against the New York Jets in the playoffs -- 12 carries, 24 yards. The future Hall of Famer was fired by his forever team, and the Jets, of all teams, gave him a job, gambling the once great runner could reinvent himself. They looked past his pedestrian '09 numbers, determining that heart was a better barometer than his 3.
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2007 San Diego Chargers: The Greatest Backfield of All Time

2007 San Diego Chargers: The Greatest Backfield of All Time

The 2007 season is often remembered by San Diego Chargers fans for what could have been. Easily forgotten is that it featured the greatest backfield combination of all time. The NFL Draft is exactly 21 days from today. Every time I see the number 21, whether it's at work, at the grocery store, you name it, I think of Ladainian Tomlinson. Tomlinson was one of, if not the greatest running back of my generation (I'm 27 years old). That being said, I still feel like he doesn't get the credit he deserves, for various reasons. That's a discussion for a different day, though. Today, let's reflect...

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