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LT released

Discussion in 'American Football' started by DenverBolt67, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. DenverBolt67

    DenverBolt67 BoltTalker

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  2. Brundlefly

    Brundlefly Well-Known Member

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    Knew it was coming but it's still sad to see. We'll miss you ladainian.
     
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  3. AnteaterRaider

    AnteaterRaider Carpe Diem et omni Mundio Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    thank you for everything LT, best of luck to you and you'll always be a Charger to us
     
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  4. CoronaDoug

    CoronaDoug Official Hater

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    Wow... reality hits you. :unsure:
     
  5. bigmike.x.09

    bigmike.x.09 Well-Known Member

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    :crying: LT, I will miss you. Thank you for taking this franchise to greatness.
     
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  6. paddyirishman

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    Just heard the news. Its a sad day indeed. Not unexpected, but now that its happened, I feel sad. Thanks for everything LT.
     
  7. Concudan

    Concudan Meh... Staff Member Administrator

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    LT thank you for everything, I wish you could have retired a Charger and held the Lombardi with the team...
     
  8. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    "And now the end is near, and I face the final curtain"....

    NFL Live reported it on monday's show at 4pm eastern time. Merrill Hodge said that just because he was released, doesn't mean he couldn't be resigned by San Diego later.

    I doubt that at this point. Maybe in August if he has no team, and we need RB help.
     
  9. Workplay

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    Deep down I wished we could have kept him as a backup, but I guess contract obligations were too much for the Chargers.

    I hope they don't waste their time trying to find another LT. Players like him come around once in a lifetime.
     
  10. ShockTheWorld

    ShockTheWorld BoltTalker

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    I love LT, I feel bad he doesn't have a ring to go with his incredible career. He is by far my favorite player and I am sad to see him go but hope he gets picked up somewhere.
     
  11. ChargersNguyen

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    damn damn damn. Goodbye LT.
     
  12. DenverBolt67

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    It is possible, but not likely this year. He doesn't want to be a Charger anymore and doesn't want to play in Norv's system. He may sign a one day contract in a year or 2 so he can retire as a Charger, but he will not be back this year
     
  13. turbo_turtle

    turbo_turtle In Disguise

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    Thank you LT. You did a great job for the Chargers. It is and was greatly appreciated.
     
  14. RaiderRay

    RaiderRay RIP SD Chargers..Go Any SD Team, Go Raiders Staff Member Administrator Podcaster

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    L.T. is probably the greatest RB I'll ever see in my lifetime. Thanks for the memories!
     
  15. Concudan

    Concudan Meh... Staff Member Administrator

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    Ray you need to have a special LT podcast... I will be working on something highlighting what he did for the team and Community very shortly.
     
  16. BoltzRule

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    The only way I see it happening this year is if no other team wants him and he's willing to take on a lesser role. Losing Sproles would help his chances. Would be really doubtful if we kept Sproles and got a new RB in the 1st round or something like that, unless someone got hurt.

    Obviously he'd need to take less money, no way the Chargers pay him close to what he would have gotten.

    Not sure if LT would want to take a lesser role, maybe he'd prefer to retire if that were the case.
     
  17. TheBeast

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    LT :(

    I love you dude. Thanks for everything. Best Charger EVER.
     
  18. RaiderRay

    RaiderRay RIP SD Chargers..Go Any SD Team, Go Raiders Staff Member Administrator Podcaster

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    Yeah, we will. BTW I guess we need a new banner for the site Conc. No LT, and maybe no Cro.
     
  19. Concudan

    Concudan Meh... Staff Member Administrator

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    Yeah, an end of an era in more ways thatn one... Who is safe? Othre than Rivers....:(
     
  20. RamAirVA

    RamAirVA New Name, Same Attitude

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    Goodbye LT...and thank you for everything you have meant to this team and its fans!

    It's a sad day in Boltville, but one we knew was coming. :icon_sad:
     
  21. DenverBolt67

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    If no one else wants him, I think he will retire. His issue isn't the amount of carries, it is the quality of carries and that he doesn't feel he can have success in Norv's system (True or not). He has already said that he doesn't need to bet he primary guy on a team and that he would prefer to be on a team where he is splitting carries. He just wants to be somewhere that he can be used as a weapon instead of a battering ram for un-inventive dive plays over and over again into the back of a line that cannot create a hole
     
  22. foober

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    I feel like my brother was moving to another town. ladanian was like family.:bolt::yes:

    But it was inevitable. TEams got to move on. Time stops for no man.
     
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    Look at it this way.... If no other team picks LT up, he'll have more time to make more awesome Oggi's pizza commercials.

    On a serious note, LT, thanks for the great memories!
     
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    Thanks LT for everything you have done for the Chargers. Your jersey will be framed and hanging on my wall next to my Fouts and Seau jersey. Now it's time for the Chargers to move forward and try and get better.
     
  25. scratchnz

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    WE LOVE YOU LT!

    I will miss you heaps...you were a man amongst boys.

    Thank you for your passion and for playing the game the right way...thank you for loyalty over the 9 years you were here...

    I only started following American Football..and for that matter the Chargers...shortly before you arrived...and so you more than anyone else...represented the Chargers I grew to love!

    I don't mean to repeat myself...but...I'll miss you!:unsure:
     
  26. exodus

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    Bye for now LT. Thank you for all of the great moments and memories. Wish you nothing but the best in whatever direction you take your life and career.
     
  27. bigmike.x.09

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    in a few years we will not think of this day at all.
     
  28. Lightning_Dynasty

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    I think we will always remember the day the greatest Charger ever left.

    I knew this was coming, but it still hits hard.

    Good-bye LT and thank you for everything! I'm sorry you didn't get a ring.
    But hey, if they do that "honourable captain" thing next year for the SB, you can come back and be ours like Mcallister was for the Saints!
     
  29. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    Worst kept secret of the offseason.

    Thanks LT for everything. :thumbup:
     
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    Watching him in another uniform is what's going to be painful.

    I would not be a bit surprised if he gets 1000 all purpose yards in each of the next couple of years.


    ala Marcus Allen


    :tdown:
     
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