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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

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7 0 1

Torain could be this year’s playoff surprise

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Each season, a couple players come out of nowhere to be darlings of the fantasy playoffs. In 2010, one of those players could be Redskins RB Ryan Torain.

Freeman leads Bucs back again in 17-16 win

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay's Connor Barth made all three of his field goals, and Josh Freeman led a fourth-quarter comeback for the fifth time this season in Sunday's 17-16 victory.

Report: Grossman prepped to replace McNabb on Sunday

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Fox Sports' Jay Glazer is reporting that the Redskins are prepping backup QB Rex Grossman to play Sunday if starter Donovan McNabb struggles.

Redskins' change of defense hasn't paid off

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Albert Haynesworth no-show this season has underscored what has been a miserable defensive season for Washington in most respects.

McIntosh still adjusting to Redskins' 3-4 'D'

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Like many of his teammates, it's taking considerable time for LB Rocky McIntosh to adapt to Washington's new 3-4 defense, according to NFC East Whispers.

Haynesworth suspended for final four games

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Redskins have suspended DL Albert Haynesworth without pay for the remainder of the regular season for "conduct detrimental to the club."

Redskins at wit's end with Haynesworth

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Reports have surfaced that the Redskins could release DT Albert Haynesworth, but it makes little sense to cut him now and get nothing in return.

Jacobs, Bradshaw run all over Redskins

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw  turned Sunday's meeting with the Washington Redskins into a rout, rushing for all four touchdowns and 200 yards in a 31-7 Giants victory.

Haynesworth out with illness

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth will miss the team's Week 13 game vs. the Giants with an illness.

Redskins must piece together running game

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 9:10 p.m. ET
The Redskins must live with what they have in the backfield and the offensive line, but changes are expected in the rushing attack for next season.

Report: Redskins to be without SS Landry, CB Rogers on Sunday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Redskins will be without SS LaRon Landry and CB Carlos Rogers against the Giants on Sunday, according to Ryan O'Halloran of CSN-Washington.

Report: RB coach Bieniemy wanted at Colorado

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Denver Post is reporting that Vikings RB coach Eric Bieniemy could be in line to be the offensive coordinator at University of Colorado if Redskins TE coach Jon Embree accepts the school's head-coaching position. Embree has reportedly been ...

NFL assistants on Colorado's radar

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The University of Colorado has offered its head-coaching job to Redskins TE coach Jon Embree, according to The Denver Post. Vikings RB coach Eric Bieniemy is a likely candidate to be the team's offensive coordinator, the newspaper reported as ...

Redskins' run game deteriorating

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Redskins couldn't get anything going on the ground in Sunday's loss to the Vikings, and they might not have the pieces to get much better this season.

Frazier wins Viking debut, top 'Skins 17-13

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
New Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier started of his career a winner, as Brett Favre led two scoring drives in a 17-13 victory over the Redskins.

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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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