Found November 20, 2012 on
NFL Injury Report:
The Washington Redskins have placed safety Brandon
Meriweather on injured reserve after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament in
Sunday’s 31-6 romp over the Philadelphia Eagles, the team has announced.
Meriweather will be placed in injured reserve and is expected to have surgery with a six month recovery time. This is his first NFL injury.
— Redskins (@Redskins) November 19, 2012
Meriweather will undergo surgery which carries with it a
projected six month recovery period.
Sunday marked Meriweather’s regular season debut for the
Redskins as he missed the first part of the year while dealing with strains in
his medial collateral ligament and posterior cruciate ligament in his left
knee. He faced two setbacks which stalled his return.
Prior to his injury, Meriweather was having quite the game
for the Redskins. He recorded seven tackles, two pass breakups and one
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Washington Redskins fans have been waiting all season to see Brandon Meriweather suit up and take the field as the starting strong safety for a defense that has been struggling. 1st it was the original knee injury to his left knee, than there was the freak re-injury in pregame warmups of the Tampa game that left Meriweather sidelined again. But yesterday, Brandon Meriweather finally...
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#Redskins S Brandon Meriweather (knee) says he was available, but was held out thanks to the lopsided score. #HTTR
— Redskins (@Redskins) November...
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will miss the rest of the season after tearing his anterior cruciate knee ligament in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington coach Mike Shanahan announced Monday. The contest against the Eagles was Meriweather's first game of the season after being sidelined with injuries to his knee. Meriweather, who...
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.
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The Washington Redskins continue to lose defensive players faster then they can get them back. Safety Brandon Meriweather was unable to last more then one game after tearing his right ACL. The tear will cost Meriweather the remainder of the season.
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Quarterback Michael Vick is officially inactive for Sunday's game with the concussion he suffered last week, and rookie Nick Foles will start for the Philadelphia Eagles. Foles will face a Washington Redskins secondary that will have safety Brandon Meriweather for the first time this season. Meriweather, who has been recovering from a knee injury, is expected to start in place...
The bye week was so nice, but it’s good getting to watch RGIII again, and it sounds like Pierre Garcon and Brandon Meriweather are actually playing. Plus, it’d feel great to beat Philly, even if it’s the NFC East Basement Bowl. Enjoy.
Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET
Line: Redskins -4
Prediction: Redskins, 21-20
(Image taken with love from our friends at CSN Washington.)