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Brandon Meriweather Returns From Suspension, Vows To Clean Up Tackling

Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has made a name for himself over the past seven seasons by making big hits and playing aggressively. Meriweather’s physical style of play cost him in the preseason this year after an illegal hit to Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith warranted a two game suspension. The hit was Meriweather’s sixth dangerous hit of his career...
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL’s Troy Vincent explains Meriweather’s suspension

Appearing on the NFL Network, NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent explained the reasoning behind the two-game suspension that was handed down to Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather. “Brandon has been someone that has been in this particular case, situation multiple times,” Vincent said. “We’ve just cited the four or five most recent...
Via KCM Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Reaction to Brandon Meriweather’s suspension

Everybody knows that Brandon Meriweather has a knack for illegal hits, but this is getting pretty ridiculous now. Meriweather was suspended yesterday for an “illegal hit” on Torrey Smith, which could have only been avoided if Meriweather simply didn’t tackle the receiver, but, unfortunately, that’s his job. While some of his past hits may have been uncalled for, this wasn’t...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Brandon Meriweather a victim of his past or bad technique?

There has been a lot of debate on whether Brandon Meriweather’s hit on Torrey Smith was legal or not. Here is a slowed down look at the hit and you be the judge? via CJZero It appears Meriweather hits Smith on the shoulders. But, the rule of a defenseless receiver goes beyond the point of impact, as explained in the statement by the NFL: On the play in question, Meriweather delivered...
Via KCM Sports
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Meriweather suspended for two games following hit

Brandon Meriweather again earned a suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit. On Monday the NFL suspended the safety of the Washington Redskins after he delivered an illegal hit to Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith during Saturday’s preseason loss. Last season Meriweather was suspended for two games for illegal hits against the Chicago Bears and wide receiver Brandon Marshall...
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins DB Brandon Meriweather Needs to Quit Leading With His Head

Teams need to have guys with motors that never stop; guys like Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather. Like all good safeties he's capable of coming up and defending against he run just as much as dropping in to coverage. Should opportunity arise for him to put a lick on someone he most definitely will.He did Saturday night, but he ended up hurting the team (and his bank...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Re-sign Meriweather, Continue Pursuit of Penn, Britt To Visit

The Redskins have re-signed strong safety Brandon Meriweather to a one year deal, reportedly worth $1 million dollars. The 30 year old University of Miami product played in 13 games last season, with 69 tackles, two interceptions, a sack and a forced fumble with recovery. Meriweather (5’11″ 200) ranked 77th out of 86 NFL safeties, according to Pro Football Focus. Redskins safety...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins re-sign Meriweather

The Washington Redskins have re-signed safety Brandon Meriweather, though contract details are unclear yet. We will update as information comes in. Meriweather, 30, will be back on a one-year deal. ESPN and NBC Washington first reported Meriweather's agreement. — Zac Boyer (@ZacBoyer) March 17, 2014 Meriweather, who turned 30 in January, had an up and down 2013, getting beaten...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Re-Sign Brandon Meriweather

Redskins Re-Sign Brandon Meriweather The Washington Redskins finally added a safety to their roster on Monday as the team was able to reach an agreement with Brandon Meriweather. According to confirmed reports Meriweather has signed a one year contract with the Redskins. Brandon Meriweather has agreed to return to The Redskins for 1 year deal [...]
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Meriweather back on the market

Most defenders who play strong safety in the NFL don’t typically end up being household names. In fact, for the better part of a decade there has been only one name to have brought a spotlight to the position at all. Having recently completed the 11th year of his illustrious career, Troy Polamalu has again been selected to the Pro-Bowl, and during his decade of dominance dozens...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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