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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2008, file photo, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, left, running back LaDainian Tomlinson, center, and fullback Andrew Pinnock, right, sit on the bench during the third quarter of the AFC Championship football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. Tomlinson, trying to play with a sprained knee, lasted just a few plays before the pain sent him to the sideline while the Chargers lost out on a Super Bowl appearance. Tomlinson sees his next playoff appearance in Foxbourgh as a chance "to redeem myself". (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2008, file photo, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, left, running back LaDainian Tomlinson, center, and fullback Andrew Pinnock, right, sit on the bench during the third quarter of the AFC Championship football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. Tomlinson, trying to play with a sprained knee, lasted just a few plays before the pain sent him to the sideline while the Chargers lost out on a Super Bowl appearance. Tomlinson sees his next playoff appearance in Foxbourgh as a chance "to redeem myself".