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Redskins' Brandon Meriweather fined $42K for hit on Packers' Eddie
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On Sunday, karma caught up with Washington Redskins’ safety Brandon Meriweather. I want to make certain that I mean what I say and to that end I want to say clearly what I mean. I do not wish ill upon Meriweather, but his two injury-causing helmet to helmet hits were, as he may now acknowledge, totally uncalled for.
The first hit, wherein he launched himself violently at the...
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 Lacy.
Meriweather suffered a concussion himself later in the game when he led with his helmet...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The helmet-to-helmet hit that gave Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy a concussion on his first carry at Lambeau Field has resulted in a big fine for Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather.
According to a league source, the NFL has fined Meriweather 42,000 for the hit on Lacy.
However, later in the Week 2 game, when Meriweather lowered his...
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 Jason La Canfora Meriweather's been fined $42000 by the NFL for a blow to the head...
It wasn’t quite Dashon Goldson money, but Brandon Meriweather will be paying up for his own headshot.
Meriweather was fined $42,000 on Wednesday for leading with his helmet during Washington’s loss to the Packers on Sunday, according to NFL Network’s Albert Breer. The Redskins’ safety delivered blows to the heads of Packers running backs Eddie Lacy, forcing him to leave the...