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LaDainian Tomlinson celebrates his first quarter touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys December 13, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. UPI/Ian Halperin Photo via Newscom

2009 Fantasy Year In Review: LaDainian Tomlinson was clearly a different running back in his final season with the Chargers. While he did post a good touchdown total his explosion was gone and Tomlinson was not the runner we knew for so long. By seasons end Tomlinson failed to rush for over 1,000 for the first time in his career as he posted only 730 yards with a 3.3 yard per carry average.

Tomlinson also failed to reach at least 50 receptions for the first time in his career as he only posted 20 on the season. This was a clear sign that all the work this runner had in the past had officially caught up to him.

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2010 NFL Fantasy Football Player Rankings: Tomlinson had to make a choice if he was going to the Jets or the Vikings this offseason and in the end, he chose New York. There is a reason why Tomlinson is in a backup role with the Jets and that is because he’s not good enough to start in the NFL.

This season Tomlinson is going to be the third down back behind Shonn Greene, and he is projected to get around the same amount of carries that Leon Washington had in this offense. If that holds true than Tomlinson would probably see less than 100 carries on the season.

Because Tomlinson isn’t running the football as much this season I wouldn’t be surprised if his yard per carry average went back over 4, but he won’t be explosive like Washington was. Don’t by into Tomlinson being a viable threat to slow down Greene’s fantasy production this season as the Jets tend to use one running back for most of the work.


– Great Hands For Passing Game

– Touchdowns

– Godd Offensive Line

– Winning Team


– Lost His Explosion

– Backup To Greene

More Fantasy Football Player Info About LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson | New York Jets | RB

Height: 5-10 Weight: 221| Born: 6/23/1979

2009 games played 14 | games started 14

2010 Experience: 10th season

 Bye Week Conflicts (WK 8):

Giants, Eagles, Falcons, Ravens, Browns

For more information about LaDainian Tomlinson feel free to checkout our cheatsheet and mock draft pages of the website. Throughout the summer, you can find valuable information about all players that we have ranked for different leagues and where players are being selected in our monthly mock drafts.

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Team Schedule and Strength Of Schedule (SOS)

Projected Rankings Against the Run And Schedule Link For LaDainian Tomlinson Found Below.

15th Hardest Schedule Against The Run | Jets Team Schedule

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