NFL Jersey Sure: How LaDanian Tomlinson and Others Played With Their New Teams

Elias Trejo@@Elias_TrejoSenior Analyst IISeptember 20, 2010

NFL Jersey Sure: How LaDanian Tomlinson and Others Played With Their New Teams

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    PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 02:  LaDainian Tomlinson #21 and Shonn Greene #23 of the New York Jets sit on the bench during a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo
    Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

    The ultimate reality show on television today is the NFL. The NFL has all the drama, passion and story lines that any of the other reality shows have on TV today.

    There are many faces in new places in 2010 and a lot of them are helping their new teams win games or helping them more competitive.

    Let's take a look at ten players who performed well in week two with their new teams.

LaDainian Tomlinson

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    SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 17:  Running back LaDainian Tomlinson #21 of the San Diego Chargers stands on the field during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game against the New York Jets at Qualcomm Stadium on January 17, 2010 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Steph
    Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

    LaDainian Tomlinson had over 100 yards of total offense against the Patriots. He looked like the LT of a couple years ago who made the Chargers offense explosive.

    It's great to see Tomlinson bring some action to the Jets offense after an Sham-Not-So-Wow performance against the Ravens.

    The Jets beat the Patriots 28-14.

Mark Clayton

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    FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10:  (L-R) Mark Clayton #89 and Derrick Mason #85 of the Baltimore Ravens talk on the field against the New England Patriots during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts
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    Mark Clayton was with the Ravens since 2005 until he was released this offseason. One teams trash could be another teams treasure.

    The St. Louis Rams picked up Clayton late in the offseason and so far it it paying off.

    Even though the Rams lost to the Raiders, Clayton performed well and helped the Rams keep it close.

Terrell Owens

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    CINCINNATI - SEPTEMBER 19:  Terrell Owens #81 of the Cincinatti Bengals in action against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium on September 19, 2010 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
    Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

    Terrell Owens is now with the Bengals after playing with the Buffalo Bills.

    Many thought his career was on the way down, but if you play for Buffalo odds are you are going to have a down year.

    The Bengals played the Ravens on Sunday and their wasn't much offense in the game.

    Owens had three catches for 57 yards which led the team. His partner in crime, Chad Ochocinco, had four catches for 44 yards.

Thomas Jones

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    CLEVELAND - SEPTEMBER 19:  Running back Thomas Jones #20 of the Kansas City Chiefs gets a block from Tim Castille #46 and Branden Albert #76 against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on September 19, 2010 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Matt
    Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

    Thomas Jones was among the leaders in rushing last season for the Jets.

    The Jets felt he was no longer needed and the Chiefs felt that he would be a great pick up.

    Jones led the Chiefs in rushing with 83 yards on 22 carries against the Browns. The Chiefs escaped the dawg pound with a victory.

Julius Peppers

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    CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 12: Julius Peppers #90 of the Chicago Bears rushes against Rob Sims #67 of the Detroit Lions during the NFL season opening game at Soldier Field on September 12, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 19-14. (Photo by
    Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

    Julius Peppers was an unhappy camper in Carolina. He was all smiles with a new contract and a new home with the Bears.

    His Bears beat the Cowboys in Texas. Peppers helped bring pressure on Tony Romo all day. The Cowboys had to focus a lot of their protection towards Peppers helping other players bring pressure.

    Peppers and the Bears defense had a great game and now are 2-0.

Kamerion Wimbley

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    OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams is sacked by Kamerion Wimbley #96 of the Oakland Raiders at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 19, 2010 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
    Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

    Kamerion Wibley was the Cleveland Browns draft pick in 2006. He was traded to the Oakland Raiders his off season to help stop the run and pressure the quarterback.

    Wimbley recorded a sack for the second straight week in a row against the Rams.

    He helped dominate the Rams in the second half as the Raiders beat the Rams 16-14.

Brandon Marshall

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    ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Brandon Marshall #19 of the Miami Dolphins stands on the field during the NFL season opener against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 12, 2010 in Orchard Park, New York. The Dolphins won 15-10. (Photo
    Rick Stewart/Getty Images

    Brandon Marshall was a solid member of the Denver Broncos until Josh McDaniels ego decided to run him off like he did to Jay Cutler.

    Marshall grabbed four passes for 71 yards in the Miami Dolphins upset over the Minnesota Vikings, which I predicted would happen in my weekly upset prediction article.

Derek Anderson

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    ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Quarterback Derek Anderson #3 of the Arizona Cardinals looks to pass against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on September 19, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
    Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

    Derek Anderson is the new starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals.

    He was ousted by the Browns and the new Mike Holmgren regime, and beat out Matt Leinhart for the starting job.

    He had a passer rating of 42.5 and threw two interceptions. He helped the Cardinals lose against the Falcons and did his best to convince Cardinal fans that he is not much better than Leinhart.

T.J. Houshmandzadeh

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    SEATTLE - AUGUST 14:  Wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh #84 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes during the preseason game against  the Tennessee Titans at Qwest Field on August 14, 2010 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
    Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

    T.J. Houshmandzadeh played for the Seahawks last season and played for the Bengals for all of his career prior to that.

    He must have been very excited to be on the Ravens this Sunday when the visited the Bengals.

    Nothing like being shut out by your old team to prove to them that they made the right decision when they let you go.

    He had no catches and helped the Ravens lose to the Bengals.

Kyle Vanden Bosch

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    DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 19:  Kyle Vanden Bosch #93 of the Detroit Lions watches the video replay during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Ford Field on September 19, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Eagles defeated the Lions 35-32.  (Photo by Leon Hal
    Leon Halip/Getty Images

    Kyle Vanden Bosch was wearing a different shade of blue in 2009. He played for the Titans and now plays for the Lions.

    The Lions played the Eagles on Sunday and almost made a comeback late in the game. Michael Vick started and getting to Vick is not easy. Vanden Bosch recorded six tackles and 1.5 sacks against the Eagles.

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