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Brandon Meriweather

30-Year-Old Safety – Washington Redskins

2013 Defensive Stats

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2013 Defensive Projections

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

Expected to start at safety in 2013 after missing all but one game in 2012 with a knee injury....

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2013 ADP:

Bye Week:  5

HT: 6' 0"   WT: 192   DOB: 1/14/1984  College: Miami (FL)  Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed by the Redskins in March of 2014.

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Brandon Meriweather NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2007 23 16 - 15 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2008 24 16 - 77 - 2 - 4 0 - 0 - - - -
2009 25 16 - 82 - 0 - 5 1 - 0 - - - -
2010 26 NE 16 67 48 19 0 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2011 27 Chi 11 32 19 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 28 Was 1 7 3 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 29 Was 13 68 52 16 1 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Brandon Meriweather – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Strong Safety
  1. Brandon Meriweather
  2. Jose Gumbs
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Snap Count Stats

613

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Brandon Meriweather was on the field for 613 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

45

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Brandon Meriweather was on the field for 45 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 40 1
2013 613 45

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Brandon Meriweather 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Phi
2 @GB 23 2 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Det 67 5 9 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Oak 66 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 @Dal 54 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Chi 0 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Den
9 SD 64 4 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Min 52 6 5 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Phi 62 4 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 SF 57 5 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
13 NYG 53 4 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 KC
15 @Atl 65 5 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Dal 50 3 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @NYG 0 0 8 8 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Brandon Meriweather
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   6' 0"
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Weight:   192 lbs
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Brandon Meriweather: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Meriweather (chest) is active for Sunday's game against the Falcons.

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Meriweather (chest) is probable for Sunday's game against Atlanta.

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Meriweather (bruised sternum) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, the Washington Post reports.

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Meriweather (chest) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

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Meriweather (chest) is questionable for Sunday's game against Kansas City.

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Meriweather (bruised sternum) was limited in practice Thursday, the Washington Post

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Meriweather recorded seven tackles in Week 11 in Philadelphia.

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Meriweather's two-game suspension (that came down after he was penalized twice for illegal hits in Week 7) has been reduced to one game, the Washington Post reports.

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Meriweather received a two-game suspension Monday, after drawing a pair of unnecessary roughness flags in Sunday's win over the Bears, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

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Meriweather was flagged for unnecessary roughness twice in Week 7 and may be fined or suspended, the Washington Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013

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2012

The former pro bowler struggled in 2011 with the Bears. With the Redskins he will be asked to play his more natural strong safety position. The team his hoping he will return to form which would include about 80 tackles and a couple of interceptions.

2011

Meriweather is trying re-establishing his role in the Patriots' secondary after an inconsistent 2010 season that saw him record just 68 tackles. When he is on, the two-time Pro-Bowler can help out those in IDP formats with his tackling and ball-hawking upside.

2010

Meriweather recorded 83 tackles for a second straight season and added five interceptions, earning Pro Bowl honors for the Patriots. He has good ball-hawking skills (nine INTs the last two years) and is a sure tackler. After moving into a full-time starting role last season, Meriweather is a good bet to put up similar numbers this season.

2009

Meriweather finished the 2008 season with 83 tackles (second on the Patriots), two sacks, two forced fumbles and four interceptions. It's official, hard-hitting Rodney Harrison has called it a career, so it's up to Meriweather, James Sanders and draftee Patrick Chung to lead the way at safety for the Pats. From an IDP standpoint though, we like Meriweather's chances of racking up the most stats in the New England secondary, as he is likely to receive the most consistent playing time of any of the safeties.

2008

Entering his second season with the Patriots, Meriweather is poised to see a larger role in the team's defense. He could push James Sanders for a starting slot alongside Rodney Harrison, but at the very least he'll be an important part of the safety rotation.

2007

Entering the draft, Meriweather had perceived character issues, but New England is a good spot for him to land with the type of players/coaches that will surround him. He's a talented and versatile player, who excels in coverage. His addition is a nice boost to a secondary that has been crying for depth the past couple of seasons.