LADAINIAN HAS CHARGED OUT WITH SAN DIEGO....BYE BYE!!!


If you ask me, playing football is definitely one hard way to earn a paycheck. Your body goes through more wear & tear than a little bit, but, I guess for what you earn, most would say its well worth it. On top of the love for the game itself, most athletes wouldn't have it any other way. However, with those injuries & the age factor, your tenure on a team is short lived.


As of yesterday, LaDaInian Tomlinson, was released by the San Diego Chargers. LT back in his healthier days was a force to be reckoned with. Any & all defenses can attest to that. Though released, LT has a few more years in him & I'm sure any team would love to have him.

The move had been expected for some time. And Tomlinson, one of the most beloved athletes in San Diego sports history, officially received the word during a meeting with Chargers president Dean Spanos.
"I told him that in the 26 years that I've been in this business, it was probably the hardest thing I've had to do," Spanos told The Associated Press. "I'm not close to a lot of the players, but there's a handful that I've been close with, and he's probably the closest. It was really difficult to tell him. But out of respect, I wanted to tell him earlier rather than later."

Spanos said Tomlinson "was very, very gracious and very respectful" during their meeting.

"He had his typical smile," Spanos said. "He was just as good as could be, as respectful as could be. Just really, like he is, first class."

Tomlinson, who turned 30 last summer, was injured early in the 2009 season and finished with 730 yards on 223 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per attempt, all career lows. He was due a $2 million bonus in early March, which all but guaranteed he would be cut loose by the Chargers, even though he still had two years left on a contract that he reluctantly reworked last offseason.

"It was a longtime coming, but I knew it was coming," Tomlinson said in a telephone interview with SI.com. "Now that it's official, I can kind of look to the next step in my career and playing football for someone else."

He'll assume a backup position somewhere. Hell Daniel Snyder is known for throwing it in the bag when it comes to players, I wouldn't be surprised if the Skins pick him up.


Views: 234

Comment by DarlingI on February 23, 2010 at 9:56am
He isn't what he use to be but hell find a job with another team...with a lesser role. I hope he is prepared for that and doesn't start b******* about wanting to be the starter or nothing. At this point he gotta take what he can get and play as hard as he can in hopes that he role will some how be increased.
Comment by CCD is Workin on a baller 4 she on February 23, 2010 at 10:27am
Good luck to him! Shoot, he is awful cute! He can come play for the Ravens anytime.
Comment by MoCha M. on February 23, 2010 at 4:05pm
im so depressed over this =-(...Dont go LT!!!!!!!
Comment by Miss Jones on February 23, 2010 at 9:20pm
Good luck LT. He and his wife LaTorsha are so adorable to me.

Comment

You need to be a member of Baller Alert.com to add comments!

Join Baller Alert.com

BallerBoards

Kobe Bryant Is Launching A $100M Venture Capital Fund

Started by Asimplebijou in Talk Ish. Last reply by SoLuscious 14 hours ago. 1 Reply

The #WallStreetJournal reports, today, #KobeBryant is launching a venture capital fund with investor #JeffStibel.The $100 million dollar fund will invest in media, data and technology companies. The…Continue

Paul Wall Offers ALL American Olympic Gold Medalist Free Gold Olympic Grillz

Started by Asimplebijou in Talk Ish 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

Few things are better than winning an Olympic gold medal for your country. However, rapper #PaulWall has offered to put the icing on top for every #American athlete who won big in #Rio.According to…Continue

New Reports Reveal Prince’s Drugs Were Mislabeled

Started by Asimplebijou in Talk Ish 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

According to #USWeekly, new information reveals that the drugs found in #Prince’s home after his death were mislabeled.An autopsy confirmed the pop icon accidentally overdosed on #fentanyl, however,…Continue

Rihanna To Launch FentyXPuma Collection In September

Started by Asimplebijou in Talk Ish 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

Rihanna announced on #Twitter that her #FentyXPuma collaboration will drop on September 6.In February, #Rihanna and #Puma put on a star-studded runway show, with models Gigi and Bella Hadid…Continue

Latest Activity

Eleven8's 2 blog posts were featured
4 hours ago
Eleven8 posted blog posts
4 hours ago
BunniDWabbit commented on Lady Thriller's blog post Reports Say Tamar Braxton Called Police On Vince Herbert At Ritz-Carlton Hotel -Blogged By @LadyThriller69
"I've always thought they were an odd pair."
7 hours ago
Lady Thriller posted blog posts
9 hours ago
Lady Thriller's 2 blog posts were featured
9 hours ago
Alexis Danielle Grant posted blog posts
12 hours ago
Alexis Danielle Grant's 2 blog posts were featured
12 hours ago
SoLuscious commented on Niko Rose's blog post Does A one-Night Quickie With The Same Sex Make You Gay?- blogged by @niksofly
"Yes, there is definitely a double standard bc I know plenty of women who have had a ONE TIME hook…"
14 hours ago
SoLuscious replied to Asimplebijou's discussion Kobe Bryant Is Launching A $100M Venture Capital Fund
"This is an amazing venture. Glad to see him doing something other than the typical clothing line,…"
14 hours ago
SoLuscious commented on MsJennyb's blog post Woman Jumps From Fifth-Story Window, Saved by Air Conditioner – blogged by @MsJennyb
"Just wow!"
15 hours ago
RubyWoo posted a blog post
16 hours ago
RubyWoo's blog post was featured
16 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Baller Alert.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service