Jets' Tomlinson tells radio station he is considering retirement
LaDainian Tomlinson said he told his agent and coaches he is mulling retirement
Tomlinson, 32, is fifth on the NFL's all time rushing list with 13,684 career yards
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson has told a San Diego radio station that he is considering calling an end to his 11-year NFL career.
The 32-year-old Tomlinson told the Scott & BR Show on XX1090AM on Friday that he is "contemplating retirement."
The running back said he had told his agent and coaches of his position, saying that chasing a championship would be his main motivation to return.
Tomlinson, a likely Hall of Famer, finished the season with 280 yards rushing and 449 yards receiving and three touchdowns in his second season with the Jets.
The former Chargers star became a leader on a team that failed to make the playoffs after beginning the season with championship aspirations.
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