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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 FS Meriweather out for the season

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Redskins FS Brandon Meriweather will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL, the team confirmed Tuesday.

Redskins S Meriweather out 2-4 weeks

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Redskins S Brandon Meriweather will miss 2-4 weeks because of sprained ligaments in his left knee, head coach Mike Shanahan said Wednesday.

Orakpo, Meriweather to have MRIs

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo and SS Brandon Meriweather will undergo MRIs after leaving the team's preseason loss to the Bears with injuries.

Redskins expect better returns at safety

Posted June 17, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
The Redskins know their safety questions will not be answered until training camp and the preseason, but they feel better about what they have.

Will Claiborne return kicks?

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Although it's a risky strategy, we hear the Cowboys may ask No. 6 overall pick Morris Claiborne to return kickoffs, according to our NFC Whispers.

Report: Meriweather arrested for suspicion of DUI

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Redskins S Brandon Meriweather was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to WJLA in Arlington, VA.

Redskins sign S Meriweather

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Redskins have reached an agreement with free agent S Brandon Meriweather. According to reports, the deal is for two years and $6 million.

Questions mark Bears' secondary

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Aside from Pro Bowl RCB Charles Tillman, the Bears are struggling to find stability in the secondary.

Bears safeties Conte, Wright making most of opportunity

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
The sample size is limited on Bears safeties Chris Conte and Major Wright, but they've provided an upgrade at their position.

Bears stock report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Six win over the Vikings.

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Bears' cover-2 is designed to keep players like Percy Harvin from picking up yardage in big chunks, but Chicago's execution in coverage in recent weeks has been poor.

More wrong than Wright for Bears at safety

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Chris Harris' hamstring is a concern, but the bigger issue is that there are no clear long-term solutions at safety for the Bears.

Meriweather fined for hit

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Bears SS Brandon Meriweather was fined $20,000 on Thursday for a helmet-to-helmet hit made last Sunday against Panthers WR Steve Smith.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush gives his take on whether Devin Hester should make the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Bears stock report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Four win over the Panthers.

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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