Shawne Merriman trying 'American Ninja Warrior'


Shawne Merriman's NFL career is over, but the 2005 Defensive Rookie of the Year (over DeMarcus Ware) is just 28 years old. So he has a lot of time on his hands and needs to stay busy.

The show -- co-hosted by our colleague, Akbar Gbajabiamila -- asks contestants to run an obstacle course. Merriman apparently needs to use his competitiveness in some arena. He writes that he's used it in the past on bowling and ...

Well, that one is easy. Rock always wins.

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