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Brandon Meriweather

Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather, center. (Larry French/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Must Ban Brandon Meriweather

If the Roger Goodell wants to tout safety, there’s an obvious move to make here.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Matt Forte is tackled by Brandon Meriweather during  a preseason game last season. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFLPA: Redskins’ Meriweather ‘Sorry’ For Comments

Brandon Meriweather issued an apology by proxy Thursday, with the head of the NFL players’ union releasing a statement saying that the Washington Redskins safety is “sorry” over comments made about targeting opponents’ knees.

670 The Score–10/31/2013

Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Teammates Applaud Marshall For Taking High Road On Meriweather

Marshall earned respect from his team for how he handled Brandon Meriweather’s comments.

670 The Score–10/29/2013

Brandon Marshall and Brandon Meriweather. (Credit: Getty Images)

Meriweather On Marshall: ‘People Who Beat Their Girlfriends Should Be Kicked Out, Too’

Though it’s been over a week since Brandon Marshall said Brandon Meriweather has no place in the NFL, the Redskins safety had a strong response to the Bears wide receiver.

670 The Score–10/28/2013

Marian Hossa lays on the ice after getting hit by Raffi Torres. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Join Me In Waiting For An Illegal Hit To Kill A Pro Athlete

It’s inevitably going to happen. One of these days a player is going to die because of an illegal hit.

670 The Score–10/25/2013

Matt Forte is tackled by Brandon Meriweather during  a preseason game last season. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFL Reduces Meriweather’s Suspension To 1 Game

Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather’s appeal seemingly worked.

670 The Score–10/23/2013

DeAngelo Hall.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Hall Fires Back At Bennett For Comments On Meriweather

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall apparently heard what Bears tight end Martellus Bennett said about his teammate Brandon Meriweather.

670 The Score–10/23/2013

Martellus Bennett. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bennett On Meriweather: ‘I Still Want To Punch Him In The Face’

When asked what he thinks about Meriweather, Bears tight end Martellus Bennett didn’t hold back, as he rarely does.

670 The Score–10/22/2013

Matt Forte is tackled by Brandon Meriweather during  a preseason game last season. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFL Suspends Brandon Meriweather For 2 Games

The NFL has suspended Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for two games for “repeat violations of safety rules.”

670 The Score–10/21/2013

Wide receiver Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a pass in front of cornerback DeAngelo Hall #23 of the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Marshall On Meriweather: ‘Those Are The Guys In Trouble’

Brandon Meriweather, a noted headhunter in the NFL, was called for two personal fouls Sunday for targeting a defenseless receiver.

10/20/2013

Roy Helu #29 of the Washington Redskins scores the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Chicago Bears during an NFL game at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears A Bad Dream

Figuring out what was meaningful from a game like that requires an unusual approach.

670 The Score–10/20/2013

Brandon Meriweather participates in warm-ups before a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-Bear Meriweather Signs With Redskins

Free agent safety Brandon Meriweather has signed a two-year, $6 million deal with the Washington Redskins.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Brandon Meriweather. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: Safties Have To Change Style Of Play

Matt Bowen of The National Football Post and Chicago Tribune said it’s not just Meriweather who needs to change — it’s safeties across the board.

670 The Score–10/27/2011

Brandon Meriweather participates in warm-ups before a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Meriweather Pledges To Change

After the NFL took $45,000 out of his paychecks and Lovie Smith took his starting role away, it seems Brandon Meriweather finally understands that he can’t get away with illegal hits.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2011

Calvin Johnson #81 of the of the Detroit Lions runs for a touchdown against Brandon Meriweather #31 of the of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on October 10, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Meriweather: NFL Policing Defenders Too Much

Apparently, Brandon Meriweather is getting sick of the NFL taking money out his paycheck for illegal hits.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2011

Chris Harris

Holmes’ Mailbag: Who Gets Benched Next?

With the Bears 3-3, let’s see what’s on the mind of Bears fans in this week’s edition of Laurence Holmes’ mailbag.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2011

Minnesota Vikings' Sidney Rice is tackled by Chicago Bears' Chris Harris (46) and Charles Tillman (33) during the first half an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Bowen: What’s Really Going On With Harris?

After the Bears were embarrassed on a national stage in their Monday night loss to the Lions, it seemed obvious change was coming.

670 The Score–10/17/2011

Donovan McNabb is sacked by Israel Idonije. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Coaches Buy Some Trust…For Now

Lovie Smith does appear to have his own supply of paper towels, though, that he’s been able to pull out of the supply closet, to unroll as needed to mop up the pessimism (and who would engage in that, dare I ask?) and keep his team from slipping into the abyss.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2011

Julius Peppers

Peppers Active For Sunday Night

Though listed as doubtful with a sprained MCL, Bears defensive end Julius Pepper is active for Sunday night’s contest against the Vikings.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2011

Percy Harvin #12 of the Minnesota Vikings of the Minnesota Vikings slips out of the grasp of Julius Peppers #90 of the Chicago Bears  for a touchdown at TCF Bank Stadium on December 20, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears vs Vikings

If Monday was a “must have”, then Sunday is a must win. If the Bears were to lose against Minnesota, they would drop to 2-4, with all four losses coming in the NFC. It would also make them 0-3 in the division. When it comes to tie-breaker math, that ain’t good. So here’s what I’m watching for Sunday night:

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

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