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Merriman suspended after testing positive for steroids

Discussion in 'San Diego Chargers Hall of Champions' started by robdog, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

    Jun 29, 2009
    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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