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Former Bears-Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather reached agreement to join the Washington Redskins this afternoon. The two sides agreed to a two-year, $6 million deal according to a story in The Insider.
Meriweather is a two time Pro Bowler with the Patriots, but struggled in the Bears' defensive scheme where his struggles vaguely resembled Adam Archuleta's struggle in Washington in 2006.
Archuleta was a renowned hitter in the Rams defensive backfield. He joined the Redskins just when Gregg Williams converted to the Tampa-2 coverage scheme. Archuleta was so out of place in that scheme that he lost his starting position before the season began. He played because of a freak knee injury to Pierson Prioleau in the first game.
Matt Bowen played safety on that team. He said on the LaVar Arrington - Chad Dukes radio show that Meriweather struggled as a free safety in Chicago's Tampa-2 defense.
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Brandon Meriweather has found a home. The former Patriots and Bears safety has signed a two-year, $6 million deal with the Washington Redskins, according to The Washington Post. Meriweather, the 24th overall pick by the Pats in 2007, had his best year in 2009 when he recorded 83 tackles and five interceptions. The Miami product was cut by the Pats in early September last year and...
Free agent safety Brandon Meriweather has signed a two-year, $6 million deal with the Washington Redskins.
Meriweather agreed to the deal Thursday as the Redskins began the task of replacing last year's safety tandem of LaRon Landry and Oshiomogho Atogwe.
The 28-year-old Meriweather was a first-round draft pick by New England in 2007 and was a two-time Pro Bowl player with...
Nobody is more aware or in support of the New York Jets upgrading their safety position than this website. However, signing free agent safety Brandon Meriweather is far from the right approach when it comes to fixing arguably the team’s weakest spot. If you are looking to sign a player who has seen their play has radically decline the past two years, is a penalty/fine drawing...
According to Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports, free agent safety LaRon Landry visited the New England Patriots on Friday. Next he’ll visit the New York Jets and Detroit Lions. The Chicago Bears have also showed interest in Landry.
Landry is certainly one of the most talented safeties in the NFL, but after being hampered by the same Achilles injury for two straight seasons, I wouldn’t sign him.
Free agent safety Brandon Meriweather will visit the Denver Broncos on Tuesday evening, according to ESPN‘s Adam Schefter. Meriweather, 28, spent last season with the Chicago Bears.
Safety remains a position of need for Denver and Meriweather would help add depth and experience to the Broncos’ secondary. A former first round draft pick, Meriweather spent the first four years...
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins have signed safetey Brandon Meriweather to a two-year, $6 million deal. He’ll be able to come in right away and start, since the Redskins aren’t bringing back O.J. Atogwe or LaRon Landry.
Meriweather played for the Bears in 2011, after being released by the Patriots and only recorded 32 tackles the entire...
After electing to release O.J. Atogwe and choosing not to re-sign LaRon Landry, the Washington Redskins were in desperate need to find help at safety. Enter Brandon Meriweather, who signed with the Redskins today after testing free-agent waters.
Meriweather the former Patriots and Bears safety could fill a starting spot in the Redskins secondary next year. Alongside Dejon Gomes...