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.
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.
Why: The Packers could use a veteran presence in the backfield.
Why: Texans coach Gary Kubiak has long been a fan of Tomlinson’s.
Why: The Chiefs could use a veteran mentor for young star Jamaal Charles.
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.