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Latest Brandon Meriweather Items
The Washington strong safety started his first regular season game in nearly 10 months Sunday and had to leave in the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers with a concussion.
If they are at all relieved at putting the high-tempo Eagles behind them for a conventional offensive attack, Washington's defenders may rethink that on Sunday afternoon.
The Redskins quarterback admitted there will be some emotions churning as he prepares to run out onto the field for the first time since Jan. 6. But how will the lack of game action affect him?
The final NFL preseason game is often a time for established players to rest. Why risk injury with the real thing just days away? But one Washington Redskins veteran who will be on the field Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is veteran safety Brandon Meriweather, who sustained a torn ACL in his right knee last Nov. 18.
During lunchtime Tuesday in the Washington Redskins locker room, a computer tablet lay on the floor, plugged into a nearby socket to get charged. It bore the team's logo and the No. 31, the jersey that belongs to safety Brandon Meriweather.
Forget even about the start of the season. Meriweather hopes to be doing drills with his teammates by the start of training camp. If he is, the veteran will be the centerpiece of a secondary that could include a few rookies and a much different look than last year.
Bacarri Rambo celebrated his interception during rookie camp Sunday morning by running to Phillip Thomas on the sideline, jumping and bumping shoulders with him. The sequence previewed a best-case scenario for the Washington Redskins. The two rookie safeties could eventually help a secondary that provided more questions than answers last season.
Players and teams around the league reached agreements throughout the day, while representatives for free agents echoed a frustrated refrain: the Redskins don't have enough money to seriously pursue their clients.
Brandon Meriweather returned to the Washington Redskins' defense two Sundays ago just long enough to tease them with hard evidence of what might have been.