Ladanian Tomlinson putting in work on the grid iron.

*LaDanian Tomlinson has been the most phenomenal Running Back in the NFL and the San Diego Chargers for nine years.  He has run like the wind and broke records on the football field to be considered one of the best players to ever play the game.

But then, yesterday Team President Dean Spanos met with him and gave him a pink slip letting him know his services will no longer be needed.

Spanos explained that theyre’dosn told the Associated Press, “I told him that in the 26 years that I’ve been in this business, it was probably the hardest thing I’ve had to do,” Spanos told The Associated Press. “I’m not close to a lot of the players, but there’s a handful that I’ve been close with, and he’s probably the closest. It was really difficult to tell him. But out of respect, I wanted to tell him earlier rather than later.” (more…)