Found June 10, 2013 on Gamedayr:
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In an odd sequence of events, Shawne Merriman was reportedly hospitalized for a possible overdose, but interviewed just a few hours later, apparently sober.
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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...
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According to NFL.com, former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman was rushed to the hospital from a Los Angeles night club on Sunday night. The former San Diego Chargers and Buffalo Bills star was transported to Cedars Sinai Medical Center for an undisclosed “medical emergency,” officer Mark Ro of the Los Angeles Police Department told NFL.com. Ro said the Los Angeles Fire Department...

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Maybe Merriman just popped the molly and was sweating? Whatever the case, he does acknowledge he went to the hospital, but claims it wasn’t for a overdose, but because of dehydration. After getting some fluids in him, he went right back to the club. Shawne says he’s been running himself ragged recently — “I’ve been finishing my MBA, shooting a bunch of films, launching...

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