Florham Park, N.J.- Remember when Greg McElroy’s comments about the “corruption” within the Jets locker room hijacked the attention of everyone around the sport of football? How dare he? Some people thought for some odd reason. A third-string rookie quarterback who spent the entire season on IR can’t possibly have the nerve to speak out on what he saw, can he? Oh the horror, the audacity. Amazingly enough there were actually people claiming McElroy wouldn’t be welcomed back by the team because of his harmless statements. Now after “unnamed players,” questioned Mark Sanchez’s work ethic, Woody Johnson gave his support of both Sanchez and Santonio Holmes and LaDainian Tomlinson joked that the tension between Sanchez and Holmes could be compared to the tension between rappers Tupac and Biggie during the famous, “East Coast, West Coast feud,” does anyone care or even remember just what it was McElroy said?
Tomlinson has started making the rounds of television appearances to see if that is an area he would like to go into if he does in fact decide to retire and he wasted no time dishing on his old team, just like every other player who tries to make the transition from player to media. Tomlinson talked about the rift between the quarterback and his receiver, but he also talked about the culture that GM Mike Tannenbaum and Rex Ryan have created in Florham Park and strongly implied that they brought this disaster on themselves. (more…)