Report: LT believes he’s done in San Diego

LaDainian Tomlinson says he believes he has played his last game

with the San Diego Chargers.

The running back told The San Diego Union-Tribune on Thursday

that he has thought for a while he would be let go by the


His comments come after more than a month of saying he did not

know what would happen.

The NFL’s most valuable player in 2006 has two years remaining

on his contract. He is due a $2 million roster bonus March 5 and

would be paid $5 million in total salary in 2010.

Tomlinson tells the newspaper he doesn’t know when the Chargers

will release him and that his agent, Tom Condon, might call the

club to expedite the process.

Condon didn’t immediately respond to a phone message from the


“All discussions about the future will take place later this

month. No decisions have been made,” Chargers spokesman Bill

Johnston wrote in an email to The Associated Press.

Tomlinson has become one of the most beloved athletes in San

Diego history during a nine-year career but his production and

speed have been decreasing.

Tomlinson had 730 yards on 223 carries for an average of 3.3

yards per carry this past season, all career lows. The lower

numbers were due in part to the Chargers relying more on their

high-octane passing game, as well as Tomlinson missing the second

and third games with a sprained ankle.

Information from: The San Diego Union-Tribune,