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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

Report: Portis will start Sunday

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis will reportedly start in Sunday's game vs. the Titans in his first game since Oct. 3.

Haslett feels heat of 'Skins' defensive troubles

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Redskins have experienced significant growing pains as they have attempted to reshape the defense from a 4-3 man-coverage unit to a 3-4, primarily zone defense.

Redskins CB Rogers may miss Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Redskins CB Carlos Rogers might miss Sunday's game against the Titans, and an assignment to cover WR Randy Moss.

Details emerge on McNabb extension

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
A day after it was announced that Donovan McNabb and the Redskins agreed to a five-year, $70 million extension, further details have emerged that show the new contract may not be for as long or as much as it seems.

Vick, Eagles embarrass McNabb, Redskins 59-28

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles embarrassed the Washington Redskins, spoiling Donovan McNabb's big contract day with a 59-28 victory Monday night. Vick completed his first 10 passes and finished 20 for 28 for 333 yards with four touchdowns ...

Report: Torain tweaks hamstring in pregame

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Ryan Torain appeared to have reinjured a hamstring injury during pregame warm-ups for the Monday-night home game against Philadelphia, The Washington Post reported. As a result, Keiland Williams started at running back while Torain was riding an exercise ...

Redskins' McNabb, 'moving on' a richer man

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
With the Redskins awash in cash, they decided to lock up a quarterback in Donovan McNabb who can play now and keep the team competitive while serving as a bridge to the next generation as a mentor to their QB ...

McNabb signs extension with Redskins

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they have signed QB Donovan McNabb to a contract extension. Multiple media outlets are reporting the deal is for five years and $78 million, with $40 million guaranteed.

Report: Portis inactive; Torain, Banks cleared for Monday night

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Redskins will have dynamic returner Brandon Banks and RB Ryan Torain, but reportedly will be without RB Clinton Portis for their Monday night game vs. the Eagles.

Injury report for Eagles-Redskins MNF game

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 10 Monday-night game, Philadelphia at Washington, showing the status of each injured player.

Portis' role remains unclear with Redskins

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
RB Clinton Portis hopes to return to the Redskins' lineup soon, but his role once he gets there will be unclear.

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Redskins place SS Horton on I.R.

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
The Redskins placed SS Chris Horton on injured reserve on Monday. They signed DB Anderson Russell from the practice squad to take Horton's spot on the 53-man roster.

Redskins might have multiple concerns with McNabb

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
There is a lot of haze in the aftermath of the Week Eight benching of QB Donovan McNabb, but we hear that the various reasons Mike Shanahan gave may all have merit.

Report: QB Russell in Washington for workout

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell is in Washington today to meet with and try out for the Redskins, according to multiple internet reports. It was first reported by FOX 26 Houston.

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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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