Likeable LaDainian on Super journey

In season of scandal for Jets, LT is player you can feel good for without feeling bad

Updated: January 7, 2011, 3:00 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- If the New York Jets do win the Lombardi trophy that Rex Ryan already has zipped inside his travel bag, LaDainian Tomlinson likely will not stand among the most conspicuous reasons why.

In his first five games as a Jet, driven to prove he wasn't another aging Michael Jordan playing below the Washington Wizards' rim or another aging Willie Mays on his knees begging for his Mets to call, Tomlinson rushed for no fewer than 62 yards and for as much as 133.

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