Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Tomlinson has 'heard what I like to hear'
By Kevin Seifert
Just to update you on the latest: Free-agent running back LaDaininan Tomlinson dined Wednesday night with Minnesota officials and at least one player in downtown Minneapolis. Tomlinson also spoke with several media outlets, including the Star Tribune and WCCO.
He told the Star Tribune that he understands the role he would have with the Vikings and could "possibly" sign Thursday if all goes well. He said he has "heard what I like to hear" and that one of his agents made the trip with him. Tomlinson has a second visit lined up with another team but wouldn't identify it.
Meanwhile, he told WCCO that it would be a "blast" to play with quarterback Brett Favre and said he is confident he would coexist well with starting tailback Adrian Peterson.
"I definitely can," Tomlinson said. "I would be coming here for him. He's in the prime of his career. I've done what he's trying to do, except win a championship."
We'll keep you updated Thursday as warranted.