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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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Only a knee sprain for Redskins QB Griffin

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced that QB Robert Griffin III did not suffer major ligament damage, only a knee sprain.

Cousins replaces injured RG3, leads Redskins past Ravens

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Alfred Morris ran for 122 yards on 23 carries and a TD as the Redskins beat the Ravens in overtime despite Robert Griffin III being injured.

Foles, Cousins join in on rookie QB fun

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Kirk Cousins and Nick Foles are the two latest rookie-QB phenomenons; plus, are Norv Turner, Ron Rivera and Andy Reid too late?

FBI agents raid sites belonging to ex-Jet, brother

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Federal, state and local agents searched Fort Wayne property belonging to former Jets OT Jason Fabini and a home owned by his brother.

Key matchup: Redskins secondary vs. Ravens receivers

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
For Thursday's key matchup, we take a look at the Redskins' shorthanded secondary facing off against the Ravens' talented but inconsistent receivers.

Redskins DB Griffin suspended four games

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Redskins DB Cedric Griffin for four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC East Spin cycle: Eagles' defense needs major overhaul

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The NFC East race is officially on after the Cowboys beat the Eagles Sunday night and the Redskins took down the Giants on Monday.

Redskins closing in on Giants after win

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:10 a.m. ET
Robert Griffin III threw for one touchdown and had a fumble turn into another score as the Redskins beat the Giants, 17-16, on Monday night.

Key matchup: Redskins offensive line vs. Giants defensive line

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Eric Edholm examines the battle of the Redskins’ offensive line vs. the Giants’ defensive line.

Redskins QB Griffin, Bucs LB David named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and Buccaneers LB Lavonte David were named the Rookies of the Month for November.

NFL great Jack Pardee ill with cancer

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
Jack Pardee, a five-time All-Pro linebacker and an NFL coach, has been diagnosed with gall bladder cancer and has six to nine months to live.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants do selves big favor

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a two-horse race, and the Giants did themselves a big favor by trouncing the Packers and keeping a two-game divisional lead.

Week 12 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 8:51 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Robert Griffin III, J.J. Watt and T.Y. Hilton as its Players of the Week.

Redskins manage their flaws with booming confidence

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Following Robert Griffin II's lead, the confident Redskins are suddenly back in the playoff race.

RG3 throws four TDs in Redskins win over the Cowboys

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin threw for 311 yards and Washington built a huge halftime lead against Dallas before holding on for a 38-31 victory.

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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