Ex-San Diego Charger Shawne Merriman Hospitalized

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SAN DIEGO — Retired San Diego Charger and NFL Pro Bowl linebacker Shawne Merriman overdosed Sunday night after ingesting an unspecified combination of alcohol and a drug, sources with knowledge of the case told The Times.


Shawne Merriman (credit: KSWB)

The sources would not specify his condition but said Merriman, 29, would survive.

Merriman was transported from The Colony in the 1700 block of N. Cahuenga Boulevard to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center around 9:30 p.m., according to law enforcement sources familiar with the incident.

Merriman’s Twitter account was active early Monday morning. “Damn I lost shades lol,” a tweet read at 1:19 a.m., nearly four hours after being transported to the hospital. About an hour and a half later, a tweet said, “Had a fly ass @LightsOutBrand shirt on tonight #Ruined”

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