Ladainian Tomlinson Considered Teaming Up With Peyton Manning

June 18, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers former running back LaDainian Tomlinson smiles during his retirement press conference at Charger Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIREefore Ladainian Tomlinson decided to hang up his cleats, he considered joining up with Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.

“The only team I really gave a thought to was the Broncos, because of Peyton. We talked. Tom (Condon, Tomlinson’s agent) talked with them … It made me pause a little (and think), ‘Was this what I really want to do?’ … I said, ‘They got Peyton, they have a good defense already; they went deep in the playoffs with Tim Tebow, what are they going to do with Peyton?’ I seriously thought about it.” – Ladainian Tomlinson (UT San Diego)

Could you imagine LT joining up with the Denver Broncos? It already hurt that he joined the Jets right after the ousted us from the playoffs and then he considered joining up with the division rival. So happy he decided not to go in that direction and decided to retire instead.

Since the only team that he considered coming back for was the Broncos, does that mean that he thinks that they have a better chance next season than us? The Broncos are the favorites going into the season and it seems that LT has gotten caught up in the hype.

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  • pels04

    There would’ve been riots in the streets of SD if he did that. Thank god he didn’t

  • Bolts_NFL_music

    Outsch that one hurts, Outsch…that one hurts. It gave me “no good” feeling when I first heard that. I mean I can understand that playing with Peyton in the same team may be a nice thing, but ending your career at the divisional rival of the team you played for 9 years, that´s too much. So glad he didn´t AND I´m so glad Peyton didn´t choose the Raiders, cause that would mean that LT would have considered to play….I can´t finish that sentence. So after all, good he retired as what he is and always will be -> A CHARGER!!!!

  • sdfootballfan

    I wouldn’t like it neither but I wouldn’t be mad at LT. If he still wanted to play and the Broncos presented the best opportunity for him then I say go for it. You think someone who was fired from Pepsi would turn down a job offer from Coca Cola because its a rival company? 

    • Bolts_NFL_music

       @sdfootballfan Yeah maybe I wouldn´t be mad either or…I don´t know that pill would be hard to swallow (especially at 1st). But there were more offers and he didn´t even think bout the others (also Pats would have been no option). So considering that amongst other offers ONLY the Broncos was the team he considered to play for…that pill isn´t that easy to swallow. But nonetheless I have always been a LT fan and that wouldn´t have changed if he decided to go to the donkeys (but I´m so so so glad he didn´t lol).
      And that I´m currently finishing my LT tribute song´n´video – which hopefully Ernie will put onto that great fan site :) – proves my respect for this man, i guess.

  • CoachRRRjr

    @Bolts_NFL_music Simple. We shouldn’t think anything about that. Boltheads should think about how AJ unceremoniously dumped a Bolt icon!

    • Bolts_NFL_music

      @CoachRRRjr yeah maybe you’re right, but it’s a shock when you first hear that. And yeah A.J. gets bashed up so much

    • Bolts_NFL_music

      @CoachRRRjr yeah maybe you’re right. But it’s a shock when you first hear that. And A.J. gets bashed up so much i won’t do that now #boltup

  • jimthechimp

    @Bolts_NFL_music don’t blame him such a good player deserves a superbowl and obviously thought Denver was likely to get him one

    • Bolts_NFL_music

      @jimthechimp well I don’t blame him -> I’m currently makin a LT tribute song – but he had more offers & the Broncos were the only option…

      • jimthechimp

        @Bolts_NFL_music give us a shout when it’s out, your songs are quality

        • Bolts_NFL_music

          @jimthechimp thanks man, I will. And I’ll soon leave comments on your great blog again. And England heading to euro semifinals or what? :)

        • jimthechimp

          @Bolts_NFL_music haven’t written anything new for a whole as I’ve been doin exams but will do soon, and yeh I’m thinking 1-0 England

        • Bolts_NFL_music

          @jimthechimp yeah I saw the #Chargers soocer team is the latest one (i subscribed), but that doesn’t make the ‘old’ ones less interesting :)

        • jimthechimp

          @Bolts_NFL_music cheers man

        • Bolts_NFL_music

          @Bolts_NFL_music sorry man bout the loss, but England has made it far. Most ppl thought they won’t make it to the quarter finals #Euro2012

        • Bolts_NFL_music

          @jimthechimp sorry man bout the loss, but England has made it far. Most ppl thought they won’t make it to the quarter finals #Euro2012

        • jimthechimp

          @Bolts_NFL_music think we deserved to get to the quaters and were a better team than sweden and ukraine but italy were simply better than us

        • Bolts_NFL_music

          @jimthechimp yeah sure they deserved to get that far, I tried to say England surprised, but yeah today italy was a bit better.

        • jimthechimp

          @Bolts_NFL_music italy shoulda won 2 or three nill but they just had to make it really painful for england :(

        • Bolts_NFL_music

          @jimthechimp yeah didn’t see everything but yeah now Germany got revenge for WM 2006

  • RMainwaring

    What’s up with them damn gerry curls?

    • RussellGrant

       @RMainwaring Hey he’s not playing and likely has a job with the NFL Network.  Let him have his Jheri Curls!

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