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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

Shanahan: McNabb not fit enough to run two-minute drill

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
On Monday, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told reporters McNabb was not in good enough shape to run a two-minute offense with no timeouts.

Shanahan's message to McNabb couldn't be clearer

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
It was significant that Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan would bench QB Donovan McNabb, the man whom he traded for this offseason, when the game hung in the balance.

Dissecting the benching of Donovan McNabb

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
The decision to bench a star quarterback in crunch time could leave an irreparable ripple in the relationship between Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and Donovan McNabb that could set the stage for a younger franchise quarterback in Washington.

Stafford lifts Lions to 37-25 win over Redskins

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford's fourth touchdown pass converted a fourth down with 3:12 left and the Detroit Lions scored nine points in 14 seconds to turn a closely contested game into a 37-25 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

Haynesworth: Not a good fit in 3-4

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Albert Haynesworth said prior to the Week Eight game against the Lions what many had thought all along: "I'm not good enough to play the 3-4."

Redskins RB Portis still a couple weeks away

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis is likely two weeks away from seriously testing his injured groin, according to The Washington Post.

Hall shines, but Haynesworth steps up

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
NT-DE Albert Haynesworth turned in his best performance as a Redskin — not just this season but including last year as well — in the 'Skins' 17-14 victory over the Bears Sunday.

Cutler throws four picks in Bears' loss to Redskins

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Hall tied an NFL record with four interceptions, running one back 92 yards for a touchdown, and the Washington Redskins sacked Jay Cutler four times while forcing five turnovers in a 17-14 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Redskins TE Davis not making expected impact

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Although he's considered a big-time talent, Washington TE Fred Davis hasn't shown enough this season for the coaches to showcase him as a receiver.

Redskins CB Rogers not ducking hands question

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The lasting image of the Redskins' loss to the Colts in Week Six was the team's dropped interceptions, two by CB Carlos Rogers.

Report: Hall and Haslett have confrontation

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall and defensive coordinator Jim Haslett got into a confrontation on Tuesday over pass coverage instructions, according to a report in the Washington Post.

Rewind: Remembering the Ricky Williams trade

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Mike Beacom examines the infamous trade Mike Ditka executed on Draft Day 1999 to select Ricky Williams. After all these years, has Williams finally proven Ditka right? Was he worth all those picks?

Report: Titans, Redskins unable to agree on deal for Haynesworth

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
The Titans tried to acquire Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth before the 4 p.m. ET Tuesday trade deadline, but the two teams couldn't agree on the compensation, the Tennessean reported.

Redskins-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Pressure off the edge has given the Bears' pass protection trouble all season, and it will have another disruptive rusher to contend with this week in Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo.

Redskins' defense missed opportunities against Colts

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Redskins can point directly to (at least) two missed interceptions, along with a few other defensive missteps, as the reason they could not beat the Colts.

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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