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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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Redskins sign seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Sunday that they have signed the following players to their practice squad: WR Terrence Austin, OL Selvish Capers, OL Erik Cook, LB Rob Jackson, OL Will Robinson, S Anderson Russell and RB Ryan Torain.

Redskins trade CB Tryon to Colts

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
According the NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora, the Redskins have traded CB Justin Tryon to the Colts.

Report: Redskins part ways with RB Parker

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Redskins have released RBs Willie Parker and Ryan Torain, according to ESPN.com's Adam Schefter.

QB Beck signs extension with Redskins

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
QB John Beck agreed to a two-year extension with Washington, keeping him with the Redskins through 2012.

LB Davis doesn't last long with Redskins

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Washington released four players Tuesday, including a rookie whom they acquired a day earlier.

Redskins place WR Kelly on I.R.

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Redskins WR Malcolm Kelly, a former second-round draft pick, was never able to get 100 percent healthy in training camp, so Washington placed him on injured reserve Tuesday.

Redskins, Rams make two trades

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Redskins and Rams made two separate trades Monday, with each team acquiring a rookie player that they believe could make the 53-man roster.

Front three vital to Redskins' defense

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
For all the talk of Albert Haynesworth and his ongoing saga with the Redskins, the other D-linemen on the team will have a lot to say about how successful the defense will fare this season.

Shanahan leaves McNabb's status for opener in question

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said Sunday that he is unsure if QB Donovan McNabb will be ready for the season opener as McNabb nurses a sore left ankle.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice examines two offenses going in opposite directions — the Cardinals' and the Redskins' — and provides other observations directed at fantasy football owners.

McNabb to miss preseason game against the Jets

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan announced that QB Donovan McNabb will not play Friday against the Jets after he injured his left ankle against the Ravens.

Redskins add veteran safety, fullback

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed two former Steelers, veteran S Tyrone Carter and FB Carey Davis, on Monday, and they released veteran LB Chris Draft.

Report: Haynesworth has muscle condition

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Embattled Redskins DL Albert Haynesworth missed practice last week due to a muscle condition.

Report: Redskins FS Moore could miss 4-6 weeks

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Redskins FS Kareem Moore could miss 4-6 weeks after suffering what's believed to be a sprained MCL in Saturday night's preseason contest against the Ravens, according to the Washington Post.

Headache, not dehydration, keeps Haynesworth out of practice

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
On Thursday, Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth missed another practice, this time because of a headache.

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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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