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Trotter's Take
Lee Jenkins
December 10, 2007
After a career-high four straight games without a sack, Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman had four in his last two games, including three in Sunday's 24--10 victory at Kansas City. Merriman is a half sack from reaching double digits for the third time in as many pro seasons. There had been whispers that he started slowly because he'd stopped using supplements that violated the NFL's steroid policy. (He was suspended four games last year.) His response: "I've been through much [worse] than somebody feeling a certain way about me. I'm going to be the player I am and keep proving to everybody that I'm the best."
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December 10, 2007

Trotter's Take

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After a career-high four straight games without a sack, Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman had four in his last two games, including three in Sunday's 24--10 victory at Kansas City. Merriman is a half sack from reaching double digits for the third time in as many pro seasons. There had been whispers that he started slowly because he'd stopped using supplements that violated the NFL's steroid policy. (He was suspended four games last year.) His response: "I've been through much [worse] than somebody feeling a certain way about me. I'm going to be the player I am and keep proving to everybody that I'm the best."

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