NFL Trade Rumors: Are The Lights Out For Shawne Merriman In San Diego?

September 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

San Diego Chargers watched Louis Vasquez, the second-year starting right guard, go out in Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks with bated breath, and many are still waiting to take that first breath of fresh air.
That injury was a lot to absorb. That, along with all the other things going wrong in the Chargers most recent loss, may have averted the attention of the viewing public away from another interesting injury, as Shawne Merriman was pulled out of the game and kept on the sidelines with an apparent calf injury.
While nothing is official just yet, it would be safe to assume that the gears have been set in motion to search for some sort of trade for Shawne Merriman.
Consider the following:
Injury History
Shawne Merriman tore both his posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and lateral collateral ligament (LCL) at the end of the 2007 season. He neglected surgery until he played in the San Diego Chargers' first regular season game in 2008, after w...

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