LaDainian Tomlinson Looks Odd in New York Jets Gear to San Diego Chargers fans

June 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In my daydreams, the equipment manager made an honest mistake. While trying to balance seven different things at once, he simply grabbed the wrong helmet out of a cluttered locker room.
Somehow, the well meaning attendant fished out a piece of Jets apparel and unknowingly handed it to San Diego Chargers living legend LaDainian Tomlinson.
Tomlinson slipped on the wrong headgear and for a moment, no one recognized the error. Heck, everything from LT’s trademark visor to the clean white helmet fit the script. 
Then quarterback Philip Rivers discovered the issue, everyone on the field chuckled, LaDainian borrowed some correctly labeled gear, and practice went on as normal.
That’s where my wild thought ends and I snap back to the sad reality.
I think of all the NFL greats who built their splendid reputations with one franchise, only to quietly bow out with another. Emmitt Smith spent his last two unremarkable seasons running behind a patchwork line ...

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