Former NFL Player Shawne Merriman Is Training to Be a WWE Wrestler

Former NFL Player Shawne Merriman Is Training to Be a WWE WrestlerImage via USA TODAY Sports

With a return to the NFL becoming a longshot with each day, Shawne Merriman is already looking to take that next step. And it looks like Merriman may have found the place where he will be taking his talents next: the WWE. Yesterday, "Lights Out" went on Facebook to show the aftereffects from his first day at the WWE Performance Center. Sidebar: Damn, that's gotta hurt! 

While there isn't many more details to offer up at the moment, Merriman did post the photo with the following message: "A hard days work 1 down 364 to go #PainWhatPain #LightsOut." So, we may not be seeing Merriman's WWE debut for a while. We know, we know. You were sooooo excited.

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