Regarding LaDainian Tomlinson's MVP candidacy: "He prepares out there to have the games he is having."
Regarding the Chargers' goals this season: "We have taken it one game at a time."
Considering himself for Defensive Player of the Year, despite missing four games: "There are a lot of players playing extremely well this year.'
On being the team to beat in the AFC: "I would say so."
Merriman discussed many other topics, including his mental mindset after missing four games, how he spent his time, getting back on the field and a myriad of other topics in a 13 minute interview.
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