“Hall of Fame player without a ring, because you’ve got to sacrifice so much individually just to be good,” Tomlinson said, via ProFootballTalk.com. “They draft you individually and you’ve got to back them up and make them right. I think at the end of the day, even though I didn’t win a Super Bowl ring, I felt like I backed them up for drafting me. I backed up the San Diego Chargers for picking me with the fifth pick.”
I would’ve been shocked if Tomlinson said that he’d much rather have a Super Bowl then a bust in Canton, since he’ll obviously never win a championship. It sounds like to me he’s come to terms with the fact that he’ll never be a world champion.