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Merriman said he met Monday morning with team president Dean Spanos and coach Norv Turner.
"They're just all supportive, hopefully that we can move on from the situation as soon as possible," Merriman said.
Merriman said he did not meet with general manager A.J. Smith.
Smith is believed to be unhappy with Merriman's various off-field activities. There's been speculation the Chargers will Merriman leave when he's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent.
Merriman is one of the NFL's hardest-hitting players. Nicknamed "Lights Out" for his savage hits, he has a tattoo of a switch on one of his forearms that he pretends to flip while doing his spasmodic sack dance.
He had 39 1/2 sacks in his first three seasons. The three-time Pro Bowl selection has been getting back into shape after having season-ending knee surgery following the 2008 opener.
Merriman was suspended four games for testing positive for steroids in 2006, his second NFL season.
Star running back LaDainian Tomlinson said Merriman sought advice from key teammates. Tomlinson also said Turner addressed the team.
"He wanted us to continue to think about places we'll be, what time we're there and who we're around," Tomlinson said. "Those are the things we can control. That was kind of his point."
Turner refused to say what he said to the team. Smith didn't return a call seeking comment and a team spokesman said Spanos wasn't going to comment.
The Chargers open the season next Monday night at Oakland.
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