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*RUMOR* How will Merriman's pending suspension change our draft plans?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Electric Chair, Apr 18, 2008.

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  1. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair New Member

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    This is based completely on the rumors flying around that I, for one, happen to believe. In case you are new, the rumor is that Shawne Merriman has tested positive for a banned substance again. The NFL is just dotting their "I's" and crossing their "T's" before suspending this ******* for a year.

    This rumor is not going away; if anything, it's growing legs. Flame away. I just want thoughts on how you think this would (will) change our draft strategy. Do you still resign the guy at what it would cost to resign him?

    If it turns out to be wrong, I'm an idiot and feel free to tell me so every time you see me. I hope I am wrong. But as I stated, I really don't think that I am...

    Thoughts?
     
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    Electric Chair New Member

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    Latest rumor

     
  3. BrOnCoS/32/33

    BrOnCoS/32/33 BoltTalker

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  4. MtlBoltsFan

    MtlBoltsFan Jesse Ventura/Howard Stern 2016

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    Merriman must have listened to what I said about him being better on steroids but got busted using the whizzinator :yes:
     
  5. WyomingBoltFan

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    I hope it's not true. If it is goodbye Merriman jersey. This makes me sick. :censored:
     
  6. RM24

    RM24 BoltTalker

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    Guys, I haven't seen this story anywhere. I think some Faider or Donkey fan started that one. He couldn't be that stupid.....(I hope)
     
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    my thoughts exactly:no:
     
  8. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

    Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan Well-Known Member

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    I'm not going to speculate on ANYTHING yet. I'll wait until something definitive has been released.
     
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  9. Retired Catholic

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    Right attitude. The problem is that this is suspiciously timed to have been detected roughly at the same time his car was reported stolen and burned. IF this is true, it will change draft plans substantively.
     
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  10. foober

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    So the nfl will dump on the chargers for cooper using cough medicine. And now will crucify merriman for peeing incorrectly. This is bullsheet. The nfl knows the chargers can win it all now and are dumping these lame charges on them to hurt the chargers.

    And the nfl trys as hard as it can to try and sweep under the rug the pats cheating big time to win those super bowls. Truly bullsheet what is going on. The nfl is looking more biased all the time. :yes:
     
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    I hope it's not true, but if he gets busted for Roids again there's no defense to that. I gave him the benefit of the doubt the first time, but I won't the 2nd time.

    I just hope it isn't because that's the last thing we need.
     
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  12. foober

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    There is no reason merriman would take any illegal drugs unless it was planted on him. This is total bullsheet.

    Absolutely a set up of trying to bring him down is what it sounds like.:yes:
     
  13. Stan_The_Man_12

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    I heard from a bunch of Donkie fans that John Elway was gay...two days later divorced his wife. Coincidence??


    Stan :rivers17:
     
  14. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

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    could we wait on the jersey burning, crucifing and calling him a ******* until (and a big IF) this "rumor" is confirmed? :icon_shrug:

    No you say? OK, flame on :icon_tease:
     
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  15. Showmeyourbolt

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    We'll take a pass rusher for sure, but I don't think that that position is as big a priority as others on the defense. NT, CB, and a S or ILB to direct the defense are all more important IMO.
     
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    Another point I'd like to make...

    This rumor first appeared on the Chargers.com message boards. And it was told by someone who was told by someone else who heard it from some Charger players.

    Not saying it can't be true. But it reeks of cow manure as originally told.
     
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    until i see this from a valid source i'm not even thinking of throwing merriman under a bus
     
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    Yea, Merriman is no LT.
     
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  20. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    I believe, I'll wait until the league office announces it as fact that Merriman popped a bad pisser.
     
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    :icon_eek::icon_eek::icon_eek:




    :icon_rofl::icon_rofl::icon_rofl:
     
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    No bagging until warranted. :no:
     
  23. wrbanwal

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    I searched through this guys posts back to last year,

    I find it interesting that this guy has a friend who has Charger clients and this is the first time he ever references this friend.


    Seems like if dude had an insider on Bolt info that he could share with the rest of the internet sewing circle before now.

    :icon_shrug:
     
  24. EsDee_in_RI

    EsDee_in_RI Well-Known Member

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    Agree....if this was true the media would have been all over it....I'll believe it when its from a more reliable source
     
  25. vegasboy

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    There was also a rumor over at Chargers.com that Cooper had tested positive. That came true so don't hold your breath about the Merriman rumor.:no:
     
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    So we have all this chat/innuendo after some guy makes a post?. Is that it?. Really?. Like many have said until this crap is confirmed by a reliable source (eh like the NFL themselves say) let's drop it.

    Thanks. :icon_toast:
     
  28. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    I agree. I hope he's not stupid enough to do it again!!!


    This has been one fuking ****** week for Chargers news!!!:icon_evil:
    Cooper, LA stadium, and now (possibly) Merriman!!! :icon_evil: :icon_evil:
     
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