In his first press conference with the San Diego Chargers this past Wednesday, Jon Runyan contradicted his statement he put out the day before when he signed. On Tuesday, this is what he had to say:
“Last night, I personally informed the Republican County Chairmen in NJ’s 3rd Congressional District that after the season is over I plan to officially retire from football and pursue a campaign for the United States Congress. I want to thank all of the people who have been encouraging me to run next year and let them know that I look forward to a successful end to my career on the field, and a spirited campaign against Congressman Adler in 2010.”
But by Wednesday, this is what he was saying:
“I haven’t fully committed to that, I’m still exploring my options
He may want to call those chairmen back. It seems like he still wants a Super Bowl ring more than a seat in Congress.