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Brandon Meriweather Will Appeal Two-Game Suspension

Brandon Meriweather Will Appeal Two-Game Suspension

Brandon Meriweather Will Appeal Two-Game Suspension

Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal his two game suspension for a hit on Torrie Smith in last Saturday night’s game against the Baltimore Ravens according to coach Jay Gruden. The Redskins safety is hoping to have his suspension reduced.

DeAngelo Hall had this to say yesterday in regards to Meriweather, “Keep hitting. I’ll pay the fine.”

Ravens receiver Torrie Smith, who is the player Meriweather hit, came out Monday on Twitter and had this to say:

DeAngelo Hall had something else to say to the league itself on twitter:

Have to say Hall has a good question. If a defender is supposed to aim low but the ball-carrier drops his head, how is the defender at fault…just what can he do in that situation? Lots of grey areas with this rule and each year they get tighter on calling it.

This is Meriweather’s 6th infraction of the league rules against hits on defenseless players. Last year Meriweather had a two-game suspension for a hit on Chicago Bear receiver Alshon Jeffery reduced to one-game.

The play can be viewed on nfl.com by clicking HERE