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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

Redskins TE Cooley (concussion) will see a specialist

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Chris Cooley will see a specialist after suffering a concussion in Sunday night's loss to the Colts.

NBC wins ratings battle vs. playoff baseball

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Colts-Redskins game drew a 13.2 overnight TV rating, as NBC's number continue to go up while airing against playoff baseball.

Redskins TE Cooley leaves game with concussion

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Chris Cooley left Sunday night's game in the second half because of a concussion.

Manning throws for over 300 yards in Colts win over Redskins

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns Sunday night, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a 27-24 win over the Washington Redskins.

Haynesworth among Redskins inactives

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth has been declared inactive for Sunday night's game against the Colts.

Fired Minnesota coach Brewster could return to NFL

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
An NFL insider has told PFW that Tim Brewster, who was fired Sunday as head coach at the University of Minnesota, could resurface in the NFL as an offensive assistant.

Brown, Gonzalez don't travel with Colts

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Colts will be without RB Donald Brown (hamstring), WR Anthony Gonzalez (ankle) and DB Jacob Lacey (foot) for their Sunday-night game against the Redskins.

Redskins want to better utilize speedy Armstrong

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
With undrafted first-year WR Anthony Armstrong making the most of his occasional touches, Washington wants to get the ball in his hands more often, according to NFC East Whispers.

Redskins give Landry a chance to shine

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Redskins SS LaRon Landry is playing his best football yet, making a ton of tackles and leading a resurgent group that got out of the gate slowly.

Colts face RB questions

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Colts' top three running backs — Joseph Addai, Donald Brown and Mike Hart — all face injury questions heading into the Week Six matchup vs. the Redskins.

Hidden factors keyed Redskins' win

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb had a great passing day and the Redskins' defense stepped up in their overtime win over the Packers. But a lot of factors, some more obvious than others, played a part in the 16-13 victory.

Redskins top Packers in overtime

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
LaRon Landry's diving interception set up Graham Gano's 33-yard field goal 6:54 into overtime Sunday, and the Redskins battled back from a 10-point fourth-quarter hole for a 16-13 win over the Packers.

Haynesworth will miss game to attend memorial

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth will miss Sunday's game against the Packers to attend a memorial motorcycle ride for his half brother who was killed last week in a motorcycle accident.

Redskins' Torain tries to shed injury label

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Now that he has a starting opportunity with Clinton Portis out 4-6 weeks, Redskins RB Ryan Torain must prove he can stay in the lineup.

Report: Redskins cut WR Thomas

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Washington has cut WR Devin Thomas, who has no catches on the season, according to an ESPN report.

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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