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Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman joins WWE

(Photo via Thatsenuff) Former Chargers and Bills linebacker Shawne Merriman has found himself a new home, in a new sport. The former NFL all-pro confirmed to The John Layfield and Michael Cole Show that he will be joining the WWE Family, according to WrestleZone. The move was unofficially leaked by WWE star Rey Mysterio in an Instagram post with Merriman dubbing him a future WWE...
Via Down and Distance
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawne Merriman abruptly walks out on ESPN interview

Former NFL player Shawne Merriman appeared on ESPN2's Highly Questionable for an interview with Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones.  It was a normal interview with the hosts asking Merriman questions relating to a lengthy ESPN Magazine profile until Merriman abruptly walked off the set and ended the interview.  He didn't appear to be angry or offended, he just left.  This...
Via Awful Announcing
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawne Merriamn walks out on an interview with Bomani Jones, Dan LeBetard (Video)

Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman was a guest on ESPN 2′s Highly Questionable with Dan Le Betard and Bomani Jones. In the middle of the interview,  Merriman abruptly got up and left. Jones and Le Betard were clearly confused.  [ Black Sports Online ]   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Shawne Merriamn walks out on an interview with Bomani...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawne Merriman in training to become a WWE wrestler

Roman Reigns? (via Getty Image) Shawne Merriman, aka Lights Out, aka Gigantosaur, hasn’t been in the NFL since 2012. “What’s he been doing with his time?” you may ask. “Choking out Tila Tequila? Feuding with people over Wal-Mart t-shirts? Maybe trying his hand at foxy boxing?” You weren’t far off with the last one. Yesterday was Shawne Merriman’s first day at...
Via With Leather
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawne Merriman begs Falcons for job on Twitter

Shawne Merriman wants back in the NFL. The former Bills linebacker, who announced his retirement in March, took to Twitter on Sunday night, begging the Falcons to bring him aboard. Merriman has the specifics drawn up, too. Sounds good on paper. But if doesn't work?
Via Helmet2Helmet
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Day:Shawne Merriman overdoses at nightclub

Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman allegedly proved that life after the NFL can be a rollercoaster. Merriman retired in the offseason after failing to get into a groove with the Buffalo Bills.  So what does a young guy with  a little bit of money do when he has apparently too much time on his hands? According to a report, he hits the party scene and gets rushed...
Via Players View
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Merriman suffers medical emergency

Former NFL star Shawne Merriman was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday night after suffering an undisclosed medical emergency at a nightclub.

Via Gamedayr
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Merriman to appear on game show

Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman announced via his Twitter account that he will be appearing on Season 5 of "American Ninja Warrior."

Via Players View
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Shawne Merriman retires from the NFL

Former San Diego Chargers and Buffalo Bills linebacker announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday.  In a message on his website, Merriman broke the news. Please click here to read this story. The post Shawne Merriman retires from the NFL appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Lights on for Merriman and the Bills

The Buffalo Bills had nothing to lose by signing Shawne Merriman off waivers in 2010, but have yet to see "Lights Out" put together a successful full season. According to the Buffalo News, Merriman completed the entire 90 minute practice yesterday, his first football workout since October. "You know, it's the first day of practice, for me anyway, in a long...
Via The Penalty Flag
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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