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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

Redskins re-sign C Rabach

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The team announced Monday the re-signing of C Casey Rabach to a contract extension. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Redskins may be powerless to get Bradford

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
The Redskins appear to have set their sights on Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, but it's looking more unlikely that they will be able to get him.

Redskins sign ex-Vikings OL Hicks

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Vikings lost another key free agent Saturday when versatile OL Artis Hicks agreed to a deal with the Redskins. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Redskins clean house: Griffin, Randle El, Thomas, Smoot, Betts, others gone

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Redskins are prepared to release a host of big-name players, all over the age of 30, according to multiple reports. Among the expected cuts are DT Cornelius Griffin, WR Antwaan Randle El, ORG Randy Thomas, RB Ladell Betts, CB ...

Redskins OLT Samuels will announce retirement Thursday

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
Chris Samuels, the Redskins’ six-time Pro Bowl tackle, will announce his retirement on Thursday following a serious neck injury last season.

Redskins OT Samuels to retire

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
According a report in the Washington Post, Redskins OLT Chris Samuels is expected to announce his retirement in a news conference this week at Redskins Park.

Redskins open up QB position to questions

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Head coach Mike Shanahan gave some glimpses into how his team might look next season but offered few concrete answers, especially at QB.

Shanahan: Redskins have options at tight end

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
One of the positions the Redskins have some offensive depth is at tight end, and Mike Shanahan is open to the idea of getting Chris Cooley and Fred Davis on the field at the same time.

Kyle Shanahan, not Mike, will call Redskins' plays

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Although Mike Shanahan mostly spoke in generalities at the Combine about his team's specific plans next season, he did reveal one interesting nugget.

Shanahan: 'Let's not talk about' Portis

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan didn't reveal much in his Combine talk with the media, personnel-wise, but his silence on RB Clinton Portis leads to speculation he won't return.

Redskins' Westbrook arrested for DUI

Posted Feb. 22, 2010 @ 1:34 a.m. ET
Redskins CB Byron Westbrook was arrested early Friday and charged with driving under the influence, according to a spokeswoman for the Charles County (Md.) Sheriff's Department.

Redskins name Wright, not Romanowski, as strength coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Redskins today named Ray Wright as their head strength and conditioning coach.

Redskins hire McCardell to coach receivers

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Tuesday that they have named Keenan McCardell as the team's wide receivers coach.

Zorn says Campbell can be very good

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Former Redskins head coach Jim Zorn told PFW he thinks QB Jason Campbell still can become a Pro Bowl-level quarterback — if he gets more help from the rest of the offense.

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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