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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

Williams MRI shows no structural damage

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
An MRI showed no structural damage to the left knee of Redskins OLT Trent Williams.

Rackers FG gives Texans OT win over Redskins

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Neil Rackers kicked a 35-yard field goal with 3:24 left in overtime, and Matt Schaub's 497 set a franchise record Sunday as the Houston Texans improved to 2-0 with a 30-27 win over the Washington Redskins.

Report: Redskins OLT Williams suffers knee sprain

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Redskins' top pick from the 2010 draft, OLT Trent Williams, left the Week Two game against the Texans with a sprained knee.

Reports: Haynesworth inactive for Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Redskins NT Albert Haynesworth is expected to be inactive for the Redskins' Week Two game vs. the Texans.

Redskins feel good about OLT Williams

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
You probably couldn't have asked for more out of OLT Trent Williams in his first pro game, standing up well to Cowboys OLB DeMarcus Ware.

Portis comments on Jets investigation

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Clinton Portis tells Washington radio that a woman will always feel out-of-place in NFL locker rooms because of the male-to-female ratio.

Lack of weapons in Washington makes McNabb a dud

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
The biggest trade of the offseason saw QB Donovan McNabb go from Philadelphia to Washington. But while the Redskins had hoped McNabb would be the answer to their offensive woes, that wasn't the case in Week One.

Cowboys' offense fails to finish drives at Washington

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Cowboys had a healthy 380 yards of offense but scored only seven points in a loss to the Redskins.

McNabb wins in Redskins debut, 13-7 over Cowboys

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Hall returned a fumble 32 yards for a touchdown to end the first half, and the Washington Redskins needed an end-of-game penalty to hold off the Dallas Cowboys 13-7 Sunday night.

Redskins table Haynesworth drama

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Head coach Mike Shanahan said that DT Albert Haynesworth will be a Redskin — at least through Week One — but we're hearing that the trade talk might be overblown.

Shanahan: Haynesworth will be Redskin this week

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan did not deny trade talks involving DT Albert Haynesworth but did say that the embattled player would remain with the team at least through this week.

Good news: Cowboys expect Bryant to play Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason La Canfora is reporting that Cowboys WR Dez Bryant will make his NFL debut Week One against the Redskins.

Reports: Cowboys' Colombo, Kosier not practicing

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Cowboys ORT Marc Colombo missed practice on Wednesday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported, and could miss Sunday's game as he battles back from right knee surgery.

Reports: Redskins talking trade with Titans about DT Haynesworth

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Reports indicate the Redskins are discussing trading disgrunteld DT Albert Haynesworth to his former team, the Titans.

McNabb to start Sunday for Redskins

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb's ankle isn't fully healed, but the QB is healthy enough to make his Washington debut.

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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