LaDainian Tomlinson Officially Released by San Diego Chargers

February 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Five-time Pro Bowler and San Diego's leading rusher LaDainian Tomlinson has officially been released, as many (including LT himself) have speculated would happen.
LT finishes his career in San Diego as the Chargers' all-time leader in all rushing statistical categories by far.
He's currently eighth in NFL history in rushing yards and second all-time (with only Emmitt Smith ahead of him) in rushing TDs.
This move raises two questions:
1) Where will LT land?
2) Who will be carrying the ball for the Chargers?
As to question No. 1, LT has always had an unbridled passion for the game. He's one of the greatest running backs to step on the field, and he's spent his entire career in San Diego, where he became the face of the franchise. At 30 years old, LT isn't done quite yet—likely far from it.
At the same time, I don't think LT is any longer an every down sort of back, but rather a running back who would be best suited alongside one, if not two other back...

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