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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

Tony Romo. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Harris: NFC East A Playoff Fantasy Gold Mine

When deciding between two players week in and week out, you should take many things into account, but the decisive factor should most always be match-up.

670 The Score–10/31/2013

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Briggs Hoping For Quicker Return From Shoulder Injury

Optimism abounds for the injured Bears.

670 The Score–10/30/2013

Washington Redskins. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Indian Opponent Of Redskins Name Meeting With NFL

Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation didn’t start the movement to change the name of the Washington Redskins, but the upstate New York tribal leader has turned up the heat.

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

Running back Jamaal Charles  of the Kansas City Chiefs rushes past defensive end Tim Jamison  of the Houston Texans  (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 8 NFL Picks

And then there was one. With the Broncos falling to the Colts, only the Chiefs remain unbeaten.

670 The Score–10/26/2013

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

Robert Griffin III runs past Shea McClellin. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 7 Rewind: Why The Bears Struggled With The Read-Option

Adam Hoge takes a look back at the Bears’ 45-41 loss to the Redskins.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2013

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

Josh McCown. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Redskins

Josh McCown was terrific in relief of Cutler

670 The Score–10/21/2013

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Briggs Out ‘Around 6 Weeks’ With Shoulder Injury

The bad news keeps coming for the Chicago Bears.

670 The Score–10/21/2013

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

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Hoge’s Notes: Bears Defense Searching For Answers

The two rooms inside the visitors’ locker room were like two different worlds Sunday.

670 The Score–10/20/2013

Quarterback Josh McCown #12 of the Chicago Bears is hit by linebacker Perry Riley #56 of the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Battered Bears Come Up Short

The bye week couldn’t arrive a better time for a battered Bears team.

670 The Score–10/20/2013

Roy Helu, Jr. #29 of the Washington Redskins rushes for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears in the second quarter at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Redskins Outscore, Outlast Bears, McCown 45-41

The Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins moved the ball in the second half as if it were a game of 7-on-7, with Josh McCown shaking off two seasons of regular-season inactivity while trying to keep pace with Robert Griffin III.


Tight end Martellus Bennett #83 of the Chicago Bears runs with the ball after a reception against the New York Giants during a game at Soldier Field on October 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tillman, Bennett Active Against Redskins

Coming off a 10 day layoff, the Bears are healthier than they have been in weeks for Sunday’s game against the Redskins at FedEx Field.


Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fail To The Redskins

When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.


Devin Hester. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Keys To The Game: Bears At Redskins

Devin Hester is itching to make a big play in the return game.

670 The Score–10/18/2013