New York Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson (21) runs past Carolina Panthers linebacker James Anderson (50) in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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New York Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson (21) runs past Carolina Panthers linebacker James Anderson (50) in the first quarter of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)