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May 11, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; Former San Diego Chargers player LaDainian Tomlinson prior to a celebration of life service to remember Junior Seau at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Now, let’s talk about the brilliant analysis that Tomlinson has come up with lately. It’s a good thing he’s talking, because the genius coming out of his mouth is what we have all been missing.

His first brilliant idea, was that the Mark Sanchez contract extension was a major blunder:

“That was Tannenbaum’s fault,” Tomlinson, an NFL Network analyst, told the New York Post at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans. “They’re still trying to fix what Tannenbaum messed up.”

He went on to say that the Jets may be stuck with Sanchez because of the contract. Really? You came up with this all by yourself LaDainian? It’s a good thing you are bringing us such original insight. I hope you are getting the sarcasm here. If you aren’t going to bring us something new, keep quiet.

Later, he brought up the lack of development of Mark Sanchez. Did you know that guys? The Jets didn’t develop Mark Sanchez right. Thanks LaDainian! Take a look at this brilliant quote:

“Here’s the thing: They have been trying to get Mark Sanchez to be the guy,” Tomlinson said, “to be a Tom Brady, Peyton Manning type of quarterback. And it hasn’t worked out. Not to say that you can’t win with Mark Sanchez, but you’d better have a good running game and you better have a dominant defense if you’re going to win with this guy.”

Wow! You need a defense to win with Mark Sanchez! Holy cow! Thank you LaDainian, for that brilliant insight! I thought the Jets should let their defense fall apart, but you have shown me the way. I am so happy that you work for the NFL Network to bring me such brilliant football analysis.

God help us. If you aren’t going to add anything, please go way and stop talking.

And finally, take a look at one more quote, when Tomlinson shows us he has no idea what he is talking about:

“One of the biggest mistakes I felt like the Jets made, even before I got there, is not keeping Chad Pennington when they drafted Mark Sanchez,” Tomlinson said. “When you draft a young guy like Mark Sanchez out of USC, that has only played in 12 college football games, you have to have a veteran to teach this guy how to play the position. A guy to take him in the film room and say, ‘This is what you look for.’ And then take him on the practice field and say, ‘This is how you practice, this is how you perform on Sundays.’

Ummm, was LaDainian the only one that didn’t realize that Chad Pennington had been off of the Jets roster for an entire year before Mark Sanchez was drafted?!?! If you want the Jets to have kept a veteran, fine, but can you get the right name please? Show us that you have SOME idea of what you are talking about. If you aren’t going to break ground with NEW analysis, how about getting the facts right?

Yes, LaDainian gets asked to speak about the Jets a lot. You know why? Because the media can’t get enough of anyone who wants to bash the New York Jets, and that includes former players. Wouldn’t it be nice to hear a player actually give fair analysis, not bitter griping?

If that’s all you have Tomlinson, go away. We don’t want to hear from you anymore.

Thank you.

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  • __fense

    Not to mention Mark Brunell, the guy we got specifically “to take him in the film room and say, ‘This is what you look for.’ And then take him on the practice field and say, ‘This is how you practice, this is how you perform on Sundays.’ “

    • TheJetPress

      very true…it’s fun when former Jets only see what they want to see, isn’t it?

    • Dustin Schrank

      ive been a jets fan for a long long time so dont take offense when I say I would start brunell(i dont care if hes 80) over sanchez

      • TheJetPress

        You must be a fan of the J-E-T Press because you said that, knowing I am a fan of Sanchez. No offense taken, all Jets fans are welcome to have whatever opinion they like.

  • Adam

    Wow. I don’t believe I have ever read a more biased, poorly written, and down right stupid article before in my life. I don’t even know where to start in my criticisms of this “article”. First of all, he is an analyst, and if you would look at the questions he was asked before your quotes of him, you would see that they’re very one directional with the obvious answer almost implied. How do you expect him to answer? Secondly, you say that everyone bashes on the jets including former players. That’s because the locker room is poisonous and the jets had more drama surrounding the team than an episode of the jersey shore. So of course everyone will be bashing the jets because they brought it all on themselves. They’re not being picked on. And that stems from Rex Ryan but that’s a whole other topic. I hope the author of this trash reads this. You go away and don’t come back until you learn to get some perspective and general knowledge about football. What a load of garbage.

    • TheJetPress

      Take it easy man….you don’t have to agree with it. I’m sorry you don’t agree with my general knowledge of football, feel free to not come back.

      • Adam

        Feel free not to come back lol. Isn’t that essentially what your saying to LT when tell him to go away? That’s your answer for everything huh?

        • TheJetPress

          No, if you read other articles here besides the one you would know that. My “not come back” is my answer to people that base their opinion on one article they read.

          • Adam

            I guess your right to be fair I haven’t read your other articles so I can’t say if your knowledge of football is good or not so I will change my stance to say that “this” article didn’t have good perspective.

          • TheJetPress

            There you go. Read other stuff on here, I don’t expect people to agree with everything I write. It’s all about debate.

            And you don’t have to jump ugly with me about it by the way….feel free to disagree without basically calling me a moron LOL. I don’t care when people disagree I love to debate football with people.

          • Adam

            Awww now I feel bad….sounds good though! FOOTBALL!!!!

          • TheJetPress

            Hahah, no need to feel bad LOL. See? I knew you were a good guy…you had me at “football!!!”. Please feel free to read, and share your opinions.

            I love smart commentary from my readers, and I get the feeling you have some to add. Vibe that I get that you are a smart guy.

          • Adam

            You’ve totally broken down all my Tomlinson defenses and disarmed me with kindness LOL I will be back!

          • TheJetPress

            Yes! That’s my job as a Jets fan, we have to be kind otherwise what do we have left? We don’t have a lot of success to fall back on LOL. Welcome to the jet press, read all you like, and all my writers.

          • TheJetPress

            this could be the beginning of beautiful football debate between you and me…since now I know for sure that you are a new reader…welcome!

    • UVOLDVOL

      .
      Quit the whining and complaining

    • PrintingTech

      absurd comments , TROLL

      • TheJetPress

        thanks for the support

    • Aja Munsell

      R U a professional whiner? You do an excellent job at it!

  • UVOLDVOL

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    LT was a cancer in the Chargers locker room , and a cancer in the JETS locker room
    LT — get lost
    .

    • TheJetPress

      agreed

  • Aja Munsell

    Tomlinson was a whiner and a fool in SD, continued to be one in NY and, I’m sure that wherever he is now, he still is both.

    • TheJetPress

      we all got pretty sick of hi here in NY

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