NFL: San Diego 27, Houston 20

HOUSTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Drew Brees completed 17 of 24 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns Sunday to lead San Diego past Houston, 27-20.

NFL: San Diego 21, Oakland 14

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for a career-high 243 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday as San Diego defeated Oakland, 21-14.

NFL: San Diego 14, Detroit 7

DETROIT, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Doug Flutie threw touchdown passes of 17 and 73 yards to LaDainian Tomlinson Sunday and the San Diego Chargers held on for a 14-7 victory over Detroit.

NFL: Kansas City 28, San Diego 24

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Priest Holmes rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns Sunday as Kansas City moved closer to the AFC West title by beating San Diego, 28-24.

Cincinnati 34, San Diego 27

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Jon Kitna threw four touchdown passes in the first half Sunday, three to Chad Johnson, as the Cincinnati Bengals beat San Diego Chargers, 34-27.

NFL: San Diego 42, Minnesota 28

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Doug Flutie, in his first start of the season, passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more Sunday to lead San Diego to a 42-28 win over Minnesota.

Chargers, Dolphins relocated

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- There will be an added twist to the weekly NFL Monday night special when the San Diego Chargers play the Miami Dolphins.

NFL: San Diego 26, Cleveland 20

CLEVELAND, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- LaDainian Tomlinson ran for 200 yards Sunday as the San Diego Chargers topped Cleveland, 26-20, to snap a nine-game losing streak.

Oakland 34, San Diego 31 (OT)

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Quarterback Rich Gannon came to the Oakland Raiders rescue Sunday when they appeared heaed for a second straight loss.

Arizona 16, San Diego 10

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Damien Anderson rushed for 113 yards and Justin Lucas returned an interception for a touchdown leading Arizona to a 16-10 win over San Diego.

Tomlinson gives Chargers a scare

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Veteran running back LaDainian Tomlinson of San Diego expects to play Saturday night in the team's preseason opener against Arizona.

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A.J. Smith named GM of Chargers

SAN DIEGO, April 22 (UPI) -- The San Diego Chargers Tuesday promoted A.J. Smith to Executive Vice President and General Manager.
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LaDainian Tomlinson
San Diego Chargers LaDainian Tomlinson talks to the media at Penny Hill Park Hotel on Thursday October 23 2008.The Chargers are due to play against the New Orleans Saints at Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday October 26 2008. (UPI/Photo Hugo Philpott)

LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson (born June 23, 1979) is an American football running back for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers fifth overall in the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Christian.

Tomlinson, often referred to by his initials, L. T., has been selected to five Pro Bowls and has been an All-Pro six times. During the 2006 NFL season, he set several records and received numerous honors and awards including the NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award and Associated Press’ Offensive Player of the Year Award.

Tomlinson was born on June 23, 1979 to Loreane Chappelle and Oliver Tomlinson in Rosebud, Texas. His father left the family when Tomlinson was seven years old. Tomlinson did not see his father very often afterwards. His mother worked as a preacher. At age nine, Tomlinson joined the Pop Warner Little Scholars football program and scored a touchdown the first time he touched the ball.

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