LaDainian Tomlinson: Without Him, What’s Next for the Vikings?

March 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After wining and dining with Vikings GM, Rick Speilman, and touring Winter Park in Eden Prairie, free agent RB LaDainian Tomlinson chose to sign with the loser of the AFC Championship Game rather than the loser of the NFC Championship Game.
The day after visiting Minnesota, LT flew to New York and talked with the Jets.
He left New York the next day and was rumored to be planning trips to Philadelphia and New Orleans before it was announced that he had agreed to a two-year deal to play with the Jets.
In New York, LT will be coached by Brian Schottenheimer, who was a quarterback coach in San Diego from 2002-2005 and is the son of LT's former head coach, Marty Schottenheimer.
LT was looking for two things in free agency this season: playing time and a Super Bowl ring.
He has a legit chance for both in New York. The Jets released workhorse RB Thomas Jones (1402 yds, 14 TD, 4.2 ypc) to avoid paying his $2.8 million roster bonus. Jones signed with the Kansas City Chi...

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