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The NFL announced Monday that Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been suspended for two games without pay. The NFL has suspended Meriweather for repeat violations this season of league safety rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players, including two in Sunday’s win against the Chicago Bears. “The last two, three weeks, I tried everything possible,” Meriweather said after the game via the Washington Post. “I lowered my target. As y’all could
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The defense gave up 41 points, the majority of them to a career backup quarterback, the special teams unit gave up yet another punt return touchdown, and the Washington Redskins found themselves trailing with under 4:00 to go. And yet . . .
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The NFL announced Monday that Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been suspended without pay for two games for repeat violations this season of NFL safety rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players. During the two week suspension Meriweather will not be allowed to practice or correspond with the team. Meriweather [...]
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has had his two-game suspension cut in half by an appeals officer.
Meriweather was suspended on Monday by the NFL for repeat violations of player safety rules. But hearing officer Ted Cottrell reduced the fine to one game on Wednesday.
Cottrell is jointly appointed to the position by the league and the players union.
Brandon Marshall may not get Brandon Meriweather kicked out the league, but he has helped get him suspended for a game or two.
NFL expected to suspend Redskins S Brandon Meriweather for one to two games. Length still to be decided.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 21, 2013
Meriweather is type of player that would have been legendary for prowess as a hitter in the league...
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 Chicago Bears at FedEx Field. The suspension is without pay and would cost Meriweather...
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been one of the most notorious head-hunters in the NFL since he entered the league in 2007. Almost every rule that has been put into place over the past several years to protect receivers prevents Meriweather from playing the only way he knows how. And for that, Chicago Bears […]
Veteran Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has come to be known as a headhunter, continually launching himself at opponents’ helmets.
Brandon Marshall is attempting to put a stop to it.
Following the Bears’ 45-41 loss to the Skins, Marshall said the NFL should consider disciplinary action against Meriweather, even suggesting that he needs to be kicked out of the league....
DISCUSS IT ON OUR REDDIT According to Adam Schefter, the National Football League does plan disciplinary action against Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather. That discipline will include a suspension. According to Schefter, the length of suspension is undecided, but the estimate is between one and two games. Meriweather was once again cited for two personal foul […]
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather is making a name for himself as a dirty player. Earlier this week he appealed a two game suspension by the NFL for illegal hits in Sunday’s game, the NFL announced today that his suspension has been reduced. Meriweather’s suspension was reduced to one game without pay Wednesday from the two game ban he received earlier this week...
According to Mark Maske of The Washington Post, the NFL is expected to suspend Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for his illegal hit on Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall yesterday. NFL is expected to suspend Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather, a person familiar with situation confirms. Length of suspension not clear. — MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) October 21, 2013 Meriwether...
If the NFL is trying to teach Brandon Meriweather a lesson, they’re not doing a very good job.
Meriweather, who was suspended two games on Monday for his continued reckless abandon out on the field, had his suspension reduced to just one game after going through the league appeals process on Wednesday. The Redskins safety will have to miss Sunday’s game against the Broncos and...
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been
suspended for two games by the NFL for a pair of helmet-first
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the NFL is expected to suspend Redskins S Brandon Meriweather for one to two games.
Schefter adds that the exact discipline still is being decided.
Meriweather has already received a $42,000 fine this season for a hit on Packers rookie RB Eddie Lacy. On top of that, Meriweather has received fines of $45,000 in 2011 and another $50,000 for...
Brandon Meriweather teed off on two Chicago receivers Sunday afternoon, and he now has a two-game suspension to show for it.
In the days following, the Bears have hit back, targeting the controversial Redskins safety with some serious verbal haymakers.
Brandon Marshall, the victim of one of Meriweather’s personal fouls, told reporters after the game that the NFL has no place for...
Injuries and unusual penalties ruled the NFL headlines in Week 7.
The league’s IR welcomed a few more Pro Bowlers to its already crowded list, and football fans everywhere were vexed by the call that essentially handed the Jets an overtime win against the Patriots. But there was more to the NFL’s Week 7 than might meet the eye.
The Giants finally won a game, leaving the Jaguars...