Shawne Merriman: Ranking Odds of Every NFL Team Landing Him Off Waivers

November 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Shawne Merriman has hit the waiver wire, and like Randy Moss, the world awaits his next port of call.
Merriman made a huge impact in the league his first few years, earning the nickname "Lights Out." But the linebacker has been bitten by the injury bug the last few years and served a four-game suspension for allegedly using steroids.
Merriman blamed his positive test for a banned substance on a supplement, but along with the injuries, his play declined, and now the Chargers are moving on.
Merriman will be awarded to the first team who puts a claim in on him based on the team's standing in the league, which for purposes of the waiver wire goes in reverse order. So if Buffalo and Green Bay both put claims on Merriman, Buffalo gets him because they're lower in the standings.
Any team that claims the linebacker will owe him the remainder of his $3.269 million 2010 salary.
There are 31 other NFL teams who might want his services. Here's a look at what each...

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