Brandon Meriweather RUMORS & NEWS

  • Meriweather to appeal as NFL exec called out

    ESPN.com "Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal his two-game suspension for another illegal hit, amid strong support from teammates and coaches -- and fellow safety Ryan Clark calling out Troy Vincent. The NFL suspended Meriweather on Monday for two games based on what it deemed a..." August 26

  • Washington safety Brandon Meriweather suspended 2 games for illegal hit

    USA Today "The NFL has suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for the first two games of the regular season following an illegal hit on Baltimore Ravens receiver Torrey Smith in Saturday's exhibition game – Meriweather's sixth violation of player safety rules. Meriweather, 30, can appeal..." August 26

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    Brandon Meriweather has agreed to return to The Redskins for 1 year deal worth 1 million per source #NFLFreeAgency #redskins

  • $60 million lawsuit points to $100 million scam of 16 current and former NFL players

    National Football Post "A lawsuit filed Thursday in Florida by a group of 16 current and former NFL players may be the latest evidence of perhaps the biggest scam of player money in league history. Two sources said the losses could approach $100 million or more. The lawsuit, which includes Ray Lewis, Jevon..." November 01

  • League, NFLPA talk to Meriweather

    Fox Sports "Brandon Meriweather was suspended by the NFL for too many hits to the head, so he publicly stated this week he'll start aiming for players' knees instead. The league and the NFL Players Association then reminded the Washington Redskins safety that's not acceptable, either. In a statement..." October 31

  • Brandon Meriweather rips Brandon Marshall

    ESPN.com "Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather, who served a one-game suspension Sunday for the way he hits, vowed to begin targeting players' knees and fired a shot at Chicago Bears star receiver Brandon Marshall, saying players who beat their girlfriends should be out of the NFL. Meriweather..." October 29

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    ESPN 980 @ESPNRadio980

    Brandon Meriweather "To be honest, you've just got to go low now..You gotta end people's career. U gotta tear people's ACL's." #Redskins

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    Zac Boyer @ZacBoyer

    Meriweather: "He feel like I need to be kicked out of the league? I feel like people who beat their girlfriends should be kicked out, too."

  • Shanahan believes Meriweather has learned his lesson

    Washington Post "Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he believes that safety Brandon Meriweather now understands the importance of avoiding helmet-to-helmet hits going forward. Meriweather on Monday returned from a one-game suspension for delivering a pair of helmet-to-helmet hits against the Chicago Bears two..." October 28

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #Redskins S Brandon Meriweather’s two-game suspension has been reduced to one game without pay by hearing officer Ted Cottrell

  • Hall unhappy with comments following Meriweather suspension

    CSN Washington "Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall didn’t like the two-game suspension handed to his teammate Brandon Meriweather. But D-Hall really didn’t like the comments made by Martellus Bennett and Brandon Marshall the two players Meriweather struck helmet-to-helmet in Sunday’s game. Asked about..." October 23

  • Martellus Bennett wanted to punch Brandon Meriweather in the face

    Washington Post "As you know by now Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was suspended two games for a pair of hits in Sunday’s game. In interviews defensive teammates DeAngelo Hall and Barry Cofield defended at least the first of the two hits. The Bears not surprisingly are not defending Meriweather. Wide..." October 22

  • Redskins’ Meriweather suspended two games for repeated illegal hits

    Washington Post "The NFL suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for two games Monday for what the league called repeated violations of the sport’s player safety rules. The suspension was imposed a day after Meriweather was penalized for two illegal hits during the Redskins’ victory over the..." October 22

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    .@Redskins S Brandon Meriweather officially appealed his 2-game suspension source tells @FOXSports. Date of hearing not immediately known.

  • Redskins S Brandon Meriweather suspended 2 games for illegal hits

    CBSSports.com "Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been suspended two games without pay for repeated violations the the NFL's safety rules prohibiting hits to the head the league announced Monday." October 21

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    NFL expected to suspend Redskins S Brandon Meriweather for one to two games. Length still to be decided.

  • Marshall thinks Meriweather should be taken out of game completely

    CBSSports.com "Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather is likely facing a one-game suspension for his latest head-targeting hit this time against Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall. And Marshall one of the league's most physically imposing wideouts thinks Meriweather needs an extended break from the game. Like..." October 21

  • Brandon Meriweather fined $42K for Week 2 blow to head

    CBSSports.com "We've been waiting several days now to find out what sort of punishment awaits Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather after he knocked out Packers running back Eddie Lacy and then subsequently knocked himself out when he hit James Starks. Now we know: a league sources tells CBS Sports NFL Insider..." September 18

  • Brandon Meriweather to be fined

    ESPN.com "Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will be fined but not suspended for his helmet-to-helmet hit Sunday that knocked Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy out of the game with a concussion sources told ESPN. Meriweather wasn't penalized during the game for the hit on..." September 17

  • Report: Brandon Meriweather to be fined, not suspended

    CBSSports.com "Just moments after the NFL announced that it had suspended Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson for one game following repeated helmet-to-helmet violations the league reportedly has determined that Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather's hit that knocked Packers running back Eddie Lacy out of the game..." September 16

  • Redskins again expect safety Brandon Meriweather to play

    Washington Post "For at least the fifth time during the past two seasons the Washington Redskins are preparing for a game with the belief that safety Brandon Meriweather will be in their defensive lineup. Only once so far have the Redskins been right about that. They’re clinging to the conviction this week that..." September 13

  • Brandon Meriweather remains day-to-day with groin injury

    Washington Post "Strong safety Brandon Meriweather was limited in practice by a groin injury for a fourth straight day and his status for Monday night’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles remains uncertain. Coach Mike Shanahan said that the Redskins are proceeding cautiously in their handling of Meriweather..." September 07

  • Brandon Meriweather wants to play Saturday, but remains unsure

    Washington Post "Strong safety Brandon Meriweather said that he would like to make his preseason debut Saturday when the Redskins host the Buffalo Bills. But he doesn’t yet know if his coaches and the team’s medical personnel will allow him to do so. Meriweather has spent the offseason and training camp working..." August 21

  • Can the Redskins count on Brandon Meriweather?

    CSN Washington "Brandon Meriweather is the X factor for the Washington Redskins on the defensive side of the ball. He played a little over a half last year but he made quite an impression in that Week 11 game against the Eagles. “He didn’t play a lot the year before and he only played 45 snaps last year”..." August 16

  • Redskins’ Brandon Meriweather sets simple goal: Play

    Washington Post "Ask Brandon Meriweather — owner of the second-most famous reconstructed right knee at Washington Redskins training camp — for his expectations for the upcoming season and the veteran safety doesn’t bother trying to come up with an impressive answer. He could spout off a tackle or interception..." July 30

  • Meriweather, Redskins’ secondary ready for bounceback year

    Washington Times "Brandon Meriweather walked off the field flashing his trademark smile. His right knee still isn’t completely healthy after a torn ACL ended his 2012 season, but the Washington Redskins safety hasn’t let that dampen his mood. “I can’t wait for the season to start,” he said more than three months..." May 28

  • Meriweather (knee) hopes to be ready for training camp

    CSN Washington "When training camp opens July 25th, the Redskins hope Brandon Meriweather will be on the practice field, ready to resume a career that was repeatedly interrupted by knee injuries last season. But when asked about his surgically repaired right knee this week, the veteran safety stopped short of..." May 25

  • Brandon Meriweather remains on schedule for training camp return

    Washington Post "Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather said that his recovery from surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament continues to progress positively and that he is on schedule to return to action by the start of training camp. Meriweather signed with the Redskins last offseason with..." April 30

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