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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

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Redskins suffer loss with OL Williams out

Posted July 17, 2010 @ 8:17 a.m. ET
The Redskins are facing an OL picture without Mike Williams, who was an unexpectedly strong contributor inside last season.

Reports: Redskins OL Williams likely out for season

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Redskins OG-OT Mike Williams, who was to contend for a starting job at right guard, is expected to miss the 2010 season due to blood clots near his heart, The Washington Post reported Friday night, citing "two people familiar with ...

Snyder not culprit in Haynesworth mess

Posted July 05, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Daniel Snyder has repeatedly thrown good money after bad, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, yet he's not the bad guy in the Albert Haynesworth dispute.

Lions' pass on Haynesworth no surprise

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Lions made it public that they have no intention of dealing for DT Albert Haynesworth, and our sources say they never came close to a trade.

Redskins' interest in Chargers' Jackson unclear

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Reports suggest that the Redskins are one of the teams that are interested in acquiring disgruntled Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, but that interest might have changed following Jackson's three-game suspension.

Redskins CB Westbrook acquitted of drunken driving

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Redskins CB Byron Westbrook, the brother of free-agent RB Brian Westbrook, has been acquitted on all charges from a February arrest for suspicion of drunken driving.

Haynesworth says he'll be at training camp

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
After having missed all of the team's offseason activities thus far, disgruntled Redskins DL Albert Haynesworth says he plans to show up for training camp despite his ongoing unhappiness with the team.

As forecast, Haynesworth signing backfiring on 'Skins

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Despite numerous warnings about the dangers of signing Albert Haynesworth last year, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder did so anyway. Now Snyder must deal with the mess Haynesworth has created in Washington.

Saints trade OT Brown to Redskins

Posted June 19, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
The Saints traded OT Jammal Brown to the Redskins on Saturday for a 2011 draft pick, Saints executive vice president and general manager Mickey Loomis announced in a team-issued statement on Saturday.

Redskins sign fourth-round LB Riley

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Friday that they have signed LB Perry Riley.

Redskins will go after Haynesworth bonus money

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Before any trade or transaction will happen with DT Albert Haynesworth, the Redskins will attempt to recoup as much of the $26 million in bonuses they have paid him thus far.

Redskins sign LB McIntosh; release PK Medlock

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed restricted free-agent LB Rocky McIntosh to a one-year, $1.759 million contract.

Haynesworth's contract affordable now

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
With his bonus paid, Albert Haynesworth's contract isn't outrageous now, says one NFL insider in "Audibles," meaning the Redskins will try to deal him.

McNabb: Redskins' backfield is not a crowd

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Donovan McNabb told PFW that he thinks the Redskins can have a three-headed attack in the backfield and be very successful doing it.

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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