Tomlinson in the record books - again

San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson walked into NFL history on Sunday - literally.

In the first quarter, on the Chargers second series of the game, LaDainian Tomlinson was on the receiving end of a Drew Brees pass in the flat and took it 35-yards for a touchdown. After he grabbed the ball ten yards downfield, he was able to briskly walk it into the end zone untouched.

The scored tied the NFL mark for consecutive games with a touchdown – his 18th straight game - matching the total set by Hall of Famer Lenny Moore. It was his first receiving touchdown of the year.

Tomlinson's streak began in the fourth game of 2004 against Tennessee and has 25 touchdowns during that time.

The touchdown score against Oakland on Sunday tied another Hall of Famer, running back Jim Brown, as the second-fastest player in NFL history to score 70 career touchdowns (69 games).

Last Monday night, Tomlinson missed out on a chance to tie the NFL's all-time mark, which is held by former Philadelphia Eagle and 1965 Hall of Fame inductee Steve Van Buren, who scored his 70 th career touchdown in just his 68th career NFL game.


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