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Shawne Merriman

Shawne Merriman
Merriman during his tenure with the Chargers
CaptionMerriman during his tenure with the Chargers
CurrentteamBuffalo Bills
Currentnumber56
CurrentpositionplainOutside linebacker
Birth DateMay 25, 1984(age 32)
Birth PlaceWashington, D.C.
Heightft6
Heightin4
Weight265
Debutyear2005
DebutteamSan Diego Chargers
CollegeMaryland
Draftyear2005
Draftround1
Draftpick12
Pastteams * San Diego Chargers (2005 2010) * Buffalo Bills (2010 present)
StatusActive
Highlights * AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2005) * AFC Defensive Rookie of the Year (2005) * PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year (2005) * Sporting News Rookie of the Year (2005) * 3× Pro Bowl selection (2005, 2006, 2007) * 3× All-Pro selection (2005, 2006, 2007) * San Diego Chargers 50th Anniversary Team
Statweek6
Statseason2011
Statlabel1Tackles
Statvalue1240
Statlabel2Sacks
Statvalue244.5
Statlabel3INTs
Statvalue31
Statlabel4Forced Fumbles
Statvalue48
NflMER568200

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Shawne DeAndre Merriman (born May 25, 1984 in Washington, D.C.) (nicknamed Lights Out) is an American football linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was drafted 12th overall by the San Diego Chargers in the 2005 NFL Draft. On November 2, 2010, the Chargers waived Merriman. He was acquired through waivers by the Bills on November 3, 2010.


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