S Meriweather gets 2-yr, $6M deal with Redskins
Free agent safety Brandon Meriweather has signed a two-year, $6
million deal with the Washington Redskins.
Meriweather agreed to the deal Thursday as the Redskins began
the task of replacing last year’s safety tandem of LaRon Landry and
The 28-year-old Meriweather was a first-round draft pick by New
England in 2007 and was a two-time Pro Bowl player with the
Patriots before he was cut at the end of last year’s training
He then signed with Chicago but was a disappointment with the
Bears, losing his starting job early in the season.
The Redskins need help after at safety after cutting the
underperforming Atogwe on Monday. The team also didn’t re-sign
Landry, who is recovering from an Achilles injury and became a free
agent this week.