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BRANDON MERIWEATHER RUMORS

Redskins Are No Better With Brandon Meriweather

Are the Redskins better off with Brandon Meriweather than Bacarri Rambo at safety? If Sunday’s game was any indication, the answer may be no. Meriweather was the culprit on all four of the Philadelphia Eagles touchdowns in the Redskins 37-34 loss. From Chris Polk’s 102-yard kickoff return for touchdown to Jeremy Maclin’s go-ahead touchdown, Meriweather has been a liability...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Haslett on Bacarri Rambo: ‘We gave him every opportunity’

The Washington Redskins enter Week 3 with the No. 1 defense in the NFL. The Redskins have allowed 234.5 yards per game, including just 164.5 yards against the pass. That’s a number that could be lower if not for a 76-yard touchdown pass from Houston’s Ryan Fitzpatrick to DeAndre Hopkins or 63-yard touchdown from Jacksonville’s Chad Henne to Marcedes Lewis — both of which...
Via KCM Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive players asking defensive players to aim high?

Jim Racalto Since the NFL started cracking down on defenses in an attempt to eradicate the concussion problems that have plagued the NFL, tackling has turned into nuclear physics for defenders. The rules say you can’t hit high, which has forced tacklers to go low more and more. Offensive players worry about career ending knee-injuries every time […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of...
Via Sports-Kings
24 days ago  |  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

Why was Redskins Meriweather suspended for 2 games when Suh has more penalties?

I am lost at words today, because Brandon Meriweather has been suspended for two games.  I understand that this is his 6th time being fined for unnecessary roughness, but how can we suspend him for 2 games when Ndamukong Suh has been penalized 7 times?  ProFootballTalk    @ProFootballTalk  Sixth violation of unnecessary roughness rules triggers two-game suspension […] The...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 27, 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...
Via Tireball.com
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Meriweather suspended for illegal hit...again

Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has been suspended two games for an illegal hit on Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith. @RavensInsider: Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather suspended two games for illegal hit on Torrey Smith, NFL announces This is not Meriweather’s first time getting in trouble for a hit, but the NFL had the harder hit. […] The post Redskins safety...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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...
Via FatManWriting
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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