Chargers LB Shawne Merriman reported to training camp Monday, along with quarterbacks, rookies and other players coming off injuries. The Chargers officially open camp Thursday, with a full-team workout Friday. The team’s medical staff kept Merriman out of team drills.
Merriman sat out nearly the entire 2008 season, except for the opener against the Oakland Raiders, after injuring his left knee.
Chargers QB Philip Rivers and coach Norv Turner had glowing reports about Merriman’s return. (MORE)