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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 WR Furrey; release four

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Redskins made a series of roster moves Wednesday, most notably signing WR Mike Furrey.

Redskins face major changes on special teams

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Nearly as drastic as the changes on offense and defense this offseason has been the difference in special-teams personnel.

Report: Redskins’ Moss linked to HGH doctor

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
Redskins WR Santana Moss has been named as one of several professional athletes with ties to Canadian doctor Anthony Galea, who has been charged with smuggling and distributing human growth hormone, according to various published reports.

Redskins sign DL Holliday

Posted May 17, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they have signed free-agent DL Vonnie Holliday, who played in all 16 games with the Broncos last season.

Orakpo likely to increase sack total

Posted May 16, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
According to "Whispers," OLB Brian Orakpo's role in Redskins coordinator Jim Haslett's new defense could enable him to significantly improve on his 11-sack rookie season.

Redskins WR Moss sidelined after knee surgery

Posted May 08, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
A report from the Washington Post says that Redskins WR Santana Moss had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee this offseason and will be sidelined until June.

Redskins release Montgomery, Mitchell, three others

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
The Redskins released five players Monday, including DL Anthony Montgomery, WRs Marko Mitchell and James Robinson and RBs Anthony Alridge and P.J. Hill.

Galloway, Wade not crucial Redskins additions

Posted April 30, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Redskins have been active in free agency, and signing WRs Joey Galloway and Bobby Wade is a good example of the new approach.

Redskins sign two veteran wide receivers

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Redskins announced Thursday that they have signed free-agent WRs Joey Galloway and Bobby Wade.

Redskins sign DE Scott

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed free-agent DE Darrion Scott, who played for Jim Haslett in the UFL.

2010 draft choices by team: Redskins

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:41 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Washington Redskins in the 2010 NFL draft.

Redskins trade QB Campbell to Raiders

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The Redskins sent QB Jason Campbell to the Raiders for a 2012 fourth-round pick, reports indicate.

Williams fits what Shanahan wants

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
OT Trent Williams is a classic fit for a Mike Shanahan zone offense with the feet and the lateral ability to move well to be a perfect fit in this kind of system. But does he want to be great?

Redskins beef up D-line with Carriker, Green

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
While the status of disgruntled DT Albert Haynesworth remains in limbo, the Redskins have started to stockpile DL help.

Rams trade Carriker to Redskins, sign RFA Ryan

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Rams remained busy on the DT front Tuesday, trading former first-round draft pick Adam Carriker to the Redskins and signing starting DT Clifton Ryan to a one-year tender offer.

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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