The Giants have signed veteran free agent strong safety Brandon Meriweather to help their injury-depleted secondary, per NFL.com. The two-time Pro Bowler lost some of last year with Washington to a toe injury and has not played a full season since 2010. He did manage three sacks and contribute to 55 tackles in 2014.
The Redskins have placed safety Brandon Meriweather on injured reserve with a toe injury, ending his 2014 campaign, per the team's official website. In addition, Washington signed linebacker Steve Beauharnais to the 53-man active roster. Meriweather totaled 55 tackles, three sacks and three forced fumbles.
Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, running back Roy Helu, safety Brandon Meriweather, linebacker Keenan Robinson, guard Josh LeRibeus, wide receiver Leonard Hankerson and defensive end Jason Hatcher were ruled inactive Week 15 against the Giants.
The Redskins could be without two of their defensive stars for Week 15 against the Giants. Defensive back Brandon Meriweather and linebacker Keenan Robinson were unable to practice again on Friday, per Comcast SportsNet Washington. The team will announce their statuses for Sunday's game later in the day.
Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (shin) and linebacker Keenan Robinson (knee) were listed as inactive Week 14 vs. St. Louis. Safety Brandon Meriweather, quarterback Kirk Cousins, defensive lineman Kedric Golston, guard Josh LeRibeus and tackle Tyler Polumbus were also inactive.