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LT's legacy: heart and hefty rebuke

Tomlinson gave the Jets everything he had -- and then he really let 'em have it

Updated: June 19, 2012, 8:45 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

After signing with the New York Jets in 2010, LaDainian Tomlinson tattooed a Jets logo on his right calf. A few days before his first game, he delivered a moving speech to the team, reciting famous Vince Lombardi quotes with such passion that it left some teammates and coaches on the verge of tears.

Tomlinson was all-in, no doubt about it. For two years, he graced the Jets' locker room with his regal presence, inspiring off the field and contributing in full- and part-time roles in ...

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