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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

Assessing where Redskins, Seahawks, Bills stand

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
With only three teams having hired new head coaches since the end of the season, NFList looks at the pros and cons facing the new field bosses in Buffalo, Seattle and Washington.

Redskins begin process of remaking O-line

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins made two moves last week that were the first steps in the rebuilding of the offensive line, which was one of the worst units on the team this past season.

Would Haslett consider 3-4 for Redskins?

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
One of the interesting possibilities for new Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett could be the inclusion of some 3-4 looks and schemes in Washington.

Eagles hire April to coach special teams

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The Eagles landed highly regarded special-teams coordinator Bobby April, signing him before the Redskins or any other team could land him.

Redskins hire Haslett to coordinate defense

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Redskins agreed to a deal with former Rams and Saints head coach Jim Haslett to be the team's defensive coordinator, according to various reports.

Redskins' Bugel retires after 32 years in NFL

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Redskins assistant Joe Bugel, who spent 15 of his 32 NFL seasons coaching with the team, announced his retirement on Wednesday.

Rooney Rule has failed yet again

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Steelers point to head coach Mike Tomlin as proof that the Rooney Rule works, but most teams appear to sidestep the rule, writes Eric Edholm.

Could Redskins' Portis, Campbell both be gone?

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
There was a clear division between what new Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said about QB Jason Campbell and RB Clinton Portis, both of whom have questionable futures in Washington.

Redskins introduce Shanahan as coach

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Standing before a packed media room, new Redskins GM Bruce Allen introduced new head coach Mike Shanahan and said, "Ladies and gentlemen, we've got our man."

Shanahan becomes Redskins' new head coach

Posted Jan. 05, 2010 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins have moved quickly to change their on-field leadership, firing head coach Jim Zorn early Monday and completing contract negotiations with Mike Shanahan on Tuesday evening as the long-rumored successor.

No surprise: Redskins fire Zorn

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 5:56 a.m. ET
The Redskins fired head coach Jim Zorn early Monday morning after their return from Sunday's game in San Diego, GM Bruce Allen has confirmed.

Redskins' Campbell prepares for unknown future

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
There have been no indications that QB Jason Campbell will be a Redskin next season, though it's difficult to say what will happen to him until a new coach is hired.

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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