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Monday, February 22, 2010
Where will Tomlinson end up?

By Bill Williamson

LaDainian Tomlinson recently said he believes he can still be an effective running back. Expect the 30-year-old Tomlinson, who was released by San Diego on Monday, to continue his career.

LaDainian Tomlinson
LaDainian Tomlinson isn't ready to hang up his cleats yet.
Some league observers believe Tomlinson may have to wait a while to garner interest. Here is a list of potential suitors.


Why: Tomlinson said after he was kept by San Diego in 2009 that he thought Baltimore could have been a potential landing spot.


Why: Tomlinson is still effective at the goal line. Denver struggled in short yardage last season.

Green Bay

Why: The Packers could use a veteran presence in the backfield.


Why: Texans coach Gary Kubiak has long been a fan of Tomlinson’s.

Kansas City

Why: The Chiefs could use a veteran mentor for young star Jamaal Charles.

New Orleans

Why: Tomlinson and Drew Brees, the king of New Orleans, would love to reunite.


Why: Mike Shanahan loves veterans and he was a huge admirer of Tomlinson’s while he was in Denver.