Originally Posted by bigbluedefense
It's a shame what happened to him. He was the most dominant OLB I saw since LT during that 3 year span. Ware is obviously better and more consistent, but Merriman's best year still is better than Ware's best year in my opinion. That year he had 18 sacks, he was unstoppable. Yes, I know Ware had 20 something one year but Ware can disappear at times. The year Merriman had 18 he was bringing heat all game long every game.
Merriman's performance was all PED related.