Sink or Swim in San Diego: Why Shawne Merriman Stays

May 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the offseason activity in the Chargers organization, one thing has become increasingly apparent. Either you produce, or your'e gone.

With the release of Ladianin Tomlinson, Jamal Williams and Antonio Cromartie, some veterans comfort factor must have been shot way down.
It looks like the Chargers front office is starting to care much more about production than Jersey sales. Good news to the fans, bad news to Shawne Merriman, anongst others.

The Chargers last few seasons produced a huge word that was used in pretty much every description of the team. "Potential'.
Sure LT , Merriman, Cromartie,all had "potential" and the fans bought into it big time. Look at Qualcomm stadium at any given home game. #56, 21, and 31 were everywhere. Although they all should have had asterisks  with the year 2007 on them.

Its not where your from, its where your at. The Chargers have made that abundantly clear! They are cashing in those '...

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