Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Merriman says he did nothing wrong. And he is appealing the suspension. Merriman was last year’s defensive rookie of the year in the NFL. Losing him for several games will be a blow to the Chargers.
The Merriman case begs the question of how much of a problem performance-enhancing drugs arein the NFL. This morning, sports reporter Mark Ziegler addressed that question in an article in the San Diego Union-Tribune . Mark has done stories about performance-enhancing drugs in many sports, from major league baseball to the Tour de France.
- Mark Zeigler , sports reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune .