Does Shawne Merriman Hold Any Leverage Against San Diego Chargers?

July 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Shawne Merriman's quest for a bigger payday has been really swept under the rug as of late.
All the talk centered around San Diego has really been about either Vincent Jackson, Marcus McNeill, or Ryan Mathews.
Reaching a deal with Merriman has become a secondary issue. Not even on the back burner, its been moved from there, to the counter, and into the freezer.
The Chargers are heading in a new direction at linebacker.
They are getting solid play from many younger and more talented players, with the list growing quickly.
So, now, I have decided to finally gather all the facts and present the long overdue case of Shawne Merriman vs. The San Diego Chargers.
I will try to present unbiased information to the the fans (the jury) and see exactly how you feel about the importance, neccesity, and value of Merriman's contract and worth to the organization.
The Opening arguments:
Merriman feels he is an elite linebacker in the NFL, and should be paid ...

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