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Brandon Meriweather

Brandon Meriweather - #31 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 197 lbs.
Birthday 01/14/1984
Birthplace Apopka, FL
College Miami (FL)
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 24th pick by Patriots

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
7 0 1

TE Davis gets deal to stay with Redskins

Posted March 29, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
TE Fred Davis has re-signed with the Redskins. The team announced the deal Friday.

RG3: 'I'll be ready'

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III says his surgically repaired right knee is improving and he will "be ready" to play. It's just a matter of when.

Redskins release CB Hall

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Redskins part ways with CB DeAngelo Hall on Monday, The Washington Post first reported. Hall was due to count $8 million against the cap. 

Redskins lock up TE Paulsen

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed restricted free-agent TE Logan Paulsen to a three-year contract, a source tells the Washington Post.

Washington Redskins: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Washington Redskins, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Redskins hired former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as a senior executive on Wednesday.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Redskins' GM says team not considering name change

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Despite increased opposition to their name in recent weeks, Redskins GM Bruce Allen said Thursday the club is not considering a new nickname.

Redskins sign DT Brace

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Redskins signed former Patriots second-round pick DT Ron Brace on Thursday.

What's next for Redskins if Fletcher retires?

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
LB London Fletcher played at a high level last season, but he could choose to retire. What would the Redskins do if he did?

RG3 wins PFW/PFWA Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
After turning in an electric debut season, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III was voted PFW/PFWA's Rookie of the Year.

Griffin undergoes surgery on ACL, LCL

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III underwent surgery on his knee to repair his ACL and LCL, the Redskins confirmed.

Peterson's freakish healing will make others suffer

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
By healing so quickly and turning in his best season to date, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has set an unfair standard for others' rehabilitations.

Griffin to get second opinion, MRI on Tuesday

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan spoke to the media and said QB Robert Griffin III will get a second opinion and a new MRI on his knee on Tuesday.

Carroll complains about condition of FedEx Field

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks lodged a complaint to the NFL about the conditions of FedEx Field, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 19, 2012
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather is out for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, one day after his impressive season debut in a win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Without Meriweather, the Redskins had one of the worst pass defenses in the NFL.||||||| Meriweather went down without contact early in the third quarter of Sunday's 31-6 victory. He had one interception, broke up two passes and had seven tackles despite playing a little more than half of the game. Meriweather missed the first nine games with sprained ligaments in his left knee. He reinjured the knee just before the start of the season and again when he collided with teammate Aldrick Robinson during a pregame warmup in Week 4.
Posted Nov. 16, 2012
Meriweather appears set to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.||||||| Meriweather hasn't played all season because of sprained ligaments in his left knee. He was ready to return in Week 4, but he reinjured the knee in a pregame collision with teammate Aldrick Robinson.
Posted Oct. 31, 2012
Pierre Garcon and Meriweather are unlikely to play again this week, postponing their return until after the bye.||||||| Meriweather was limited in practice with sprained ligaments in his knee and has yet to play this season. Coach Mike Shanahan said the safety is a "long shot" to play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.
Posted Sept. 21, 2012
Meriweather and receiver Pierre Garcon are active against the Philadelphia Eagles||||||| Meriweather is available for Washington for the first time this season after being out with sprained ligaments in his left knee. He was supposed to make his Redskins debut in Week 4 but reinjured the knee in a pregame collision with teammate Aldrick Robinson.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo and strong safety Brandon Meriweather will miss the final two preseason games with injuries.||||||| Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that MRIs on both players revealed good news. Orakpo has damaged some scar tissue in his left shoulder, and Meriweather has a swollen and sore left knee. Neither player will require surgery. Both were hurt in Washington's 33-31 loss to Chicago on Saturday.

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