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Merriman suspended after testing positive for steroids

Discussion in 'Latest Chargers News & Headlines' started by robdog, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. robdog

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    Source: San Diego Union-Tribune'
    <blockquote>By Kevin Acee

    <font class="newstext"><img width="191" height="243" align="left" alt="Shawne Merriman" title="Shawne Merriman" src="http://www.bolttalk.com/images/merriman06.jpg" /> KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman will be suspended for four games for violating the NFL substance abuse policy, sources close to Merriman said.</font>

    <font class="newstext"> A source said the appeal process is ongoing and that there is "a reason behind this."</font>

    <font class="newstext"> Said the source: "This is not the finality of it."</font>

    <font class="newstext"> The positive test and suspension were first reported by ESPN.com while the team was flying home from its game in Kansas City last night. The Web site cited a source with knowledge of the test saying it was "definitely for steroids not one of those supplement deals."</font></blockquote>
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