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Report: Washington Not Planning To Re-Sign S Brandon Meriweather

Dianna Marie Russini of NBC Washington reports that the Redskins do not plan on bringing back S Brandon Meriweather. There was talk that Washington was likely to move on without Meriweather next year, so this really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Meriweather, 31, signed a one-year contract worth $1 million with the Redskins last year and will be an unrestricted free...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Report Week 15

Redskins Injury Report Week 15 The Washington Redskins have three players listed as “out” on their injury report for week 15. Runningback Roy Helu (toe); Safety Brandon Meriweather (toe) and linebacker Keenan Robinson (knee) will all miss Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. Redskins head coach Jay Gruden started his Friday press conference by [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Inactive List for Week 14; DeSean Jackson, Brandon Meriweather & Keenan Robinson Out

Redskins Inactive List for Week 14 The Washington Redskins declared the following players as inactive for Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams. - QB Kirk Cousins - S Brandon Meriweather - DL Kedric Golston - LB Keenan Robinson - WR DeSean Jackson - T Tyler Polumbus - G Josh Leribeus After not practicing the final two days this [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

David Amerson Gaffe Leads to Colts Touchdown

A David Amerson’s gaffe led to the first Indianapolis Colts touchdown of the game. Amerson lined up next to safety Brandon Meriweather with both Colts’ receivers Cody Fleener and T.Y. Hilton bunched together. On the snap, Amerson followed Hilton inside. The only problem is that so did Meriweather. As a result, Fleener was left along on a wheel route down the sideline. Andrew...
Via KCM Sports
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bad start leads to Redskins trailing 49ers early

    #459466852 / gettyimages.com     After a tumultuous week leading into Sunday’s game the Washington Redskins needed a fast start. Unfortunately, they did not get it, as the San Francisco 49ers to control of the game from essentially the opening start. Robert Griffin III was sacked on the second play from the line of scrimmage, as 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith...
Via KCM Sports
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 24, 2014  |  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
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins cut struggling Rambo, restore Meriweather

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins have cut Bacarri Rambo after the second-year safety struggled in the team's first two games. Rambo was released Tuesday to make room for safety Brandon Meriweather, who was restored to the roster after serving a two-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit. Rambo was a sixth-round draft pick in 2013 out of Georgia and emerged from last...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Redskins ruined my prediction that Rambo would be cut

They were faster than I was in doing this. BREAKING: #Redskins waive 2nd yr safety Bacarri Rambo http://t.co/thAkJC1Eqk #RedskinsTalk pic.twitter.com/2OHB5MChNZ — CSN Redskins (@CSNRedskins) September 16, 2014 No special teams skill and whiffing on a key play a couple days before a safety roster cut stacked the deck against him. A lot of our dreams are being dashed or rewritten...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
September 16, 2014  |  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
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins S Meriweather returns after suspension

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has returned from his two-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit. Meriweather was back at his locker Monday morning, receiving warm greetings from his teammates. He missed the first two games of the regular season for a hit in a preseason game. It's the sixth time he's been cited by the NFL for violating player...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bacarri Rambo’s days may be numbered

For the second straight week the Redskins gave up a huge pass for a touchdown. And for the second straight week the blunt of the blame is on safety Bacarri Rambo. DeAngelo Hall slipped on the play, but Rambo was late to pick up Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis. Rambo was caught looking at quarterback Chad Henne’s eyes. When he picked up the fact that Lewis had broken free from...
Via KCM Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Santana Moss not pleased with the handling of being a Week 1 healthy scratch

On Sunday Redskins receiver Santana Moss was in an unfamiliar situation. He was a healthy scratch for the first time in his 14-year NFL career. When the Redskins announced the 45 men that would get to suit up in the pads and uniforms, Moss was not one of them. Instead the Redskins decided to go with five receivers, a move that may be a norm going forward in the season. The Redskins...
Via KCM Sports
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins promote safety Akeem Davis to 53-man roster

The Washington Redskins promoted safety Akeem Davis from the practice squad to the 53-man roster in a corresponding move to the team placing defensive tackle Barry Cofield on the short-term injured reserved. Davis initially made the 53-man roster following final cuts, but was released and signed to the practice squad, as the Redskins claimed safety Duke Ihenacho off waivers from...
Via KCM Sports
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger flagged for what appears to be a clean hit on RGIII

Washington Redskins fans were in an uproar about Brandon Meriweather’s helmet-to-helmet hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith which led to his two-game suspension. Well, Houston Texans fans should be outraged by this hit by safety D.J. Swearinger on quarterback Robert Griffin III. The hit looked clean on a third down play, but officials flagged Swearinger for roughing the passer...
Via KCM Sports
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bacarri Rambo to start at safety vs. Texans

Redskins head coach Jay Gruden put an end to the speculation at who will start at strong safety, naming second-year pro Bacarri Rambo the starter vs. the Texans. Rambo had been penciled in as the starter following the two-game suspension of Brandon Meriweather, when the Redskins claimed Duke Ihenacho off waivers from the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Gruden left room for doubt of Rambo’s...
Via KCM Sports
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins turn to Duke Ihenacho for experience at safety and special teams

The safety position has been a glaring weakness for the Redskins for quite some time. In fact, the team has been searching for an answer since the death of Sean Taylor. The Redskins came into the upcoming season relying on an aging veteran in Ryan Clark, Brandon Meriweather, and a group of young late round and undrafted projects in Bacarri Rambo, Phillip Thomas, Trenton Robinson...
Via KCM Sports
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins claim ex-Broncos safety Duke Ihenacho

The Washington Redskins have claimed safety Duke Ihenacho, according to multiple reports. Echoing @BradBiggs and @John_Keim – former Broncos S Duke Ihenacho was claimed by the #Redskins, per a person familiar with his status. — Zac Boyer (@ZacBoyer) August 31, 2014 Ihenacho was waived by the Broncos on Saturday. The Redskins have been put in a tough situation following the two...
Via KCM Sports
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL upholds Brandon Meriweather’s two-game suspension

The NFL has upheld Brandon Meriweather’s two-game suspension, as expected. Brandon Meriweather’s 2-game suspension upheld by appeals officer Ted Cottrell. Cottrell is jointly appointed by NFL & NFLPA — Randall Liu (@RLiuNFL) August 30, 2014 As a result, Meriweather will unavailable in Week 1 at Houston and Week 2 vs. Jacksonville. The Redskins will hope to gain a roster...
Via KCM Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Preseason finale; New stadium; Suspensions; Offensive failures

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Washington Redskins this week. Washington Redskins - A recap of the Redskins final preseason game. (READ) - Daniel Snyder’s thoughts on a new stadium. (READ) - Reaction to Brandon Meriweather’s suspension. (READ) - The real reason for the Redskins’ offensive failures. (READ...
Via cover32 - Redskins
August 30, 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

Troy Vincent to Brandon Meriweather: Look up, young man

The NFL’s two-game suspension of Redskins Safety Brandon Meriweather drew strong protests from DeAngelo Hall and Ryan Clark. Clark in particular called out former safety and now NFL executive Troy Vincent for disloyalty and poor skills at the position. Talk about hitting low. Vincent answered on the NFL Network. The leagues looked at video of Meriweather’s hits since 2009 and...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark blames Troy Vincent for Brandon Meriweather’s suspension

Washington Redskins safety Ryan Clark is at it again but this time for he is speaking up about his teammate. Brandon Meriweather was suspended two games for his hit on Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith. Commissioner Roger Goodell has been under scrutiny since the suspension but Clark thinks the blame should go to someone else. Clark says that Executive Vice President for Football...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Bacarri Rambo ready to step up for the Washington Redskins?

With Brandon Meriweather already set to serve a two-game suspension for his illegal hit on Torrey Smith—and possibly within one more hit of a much larger suspension—someone is going to have to step up. Phillip Thomas may have been the logical choice, a fourth-round draft pick last year, but he’s already reinjured a foot injury that kept him out all of last season and may be...
Via cover32 - Redskins
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington safety Brandon Meriweather to appeal suspension

  Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal the two-game suspension for his latest helmet-to-helmet blow, a hit his coach called a ''legitimate football play'' while teammates stood up for him with much stronger words. Coach Jay Gruden said Tuesday he hopes the team can get the NFL to revoke or reduce the sanction for the hit on Torrey Smith in Saturday's preseason...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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