After electing to release O.J. Atogwe and choosing not to re-sign LaRon Landry, the Washington Redskins were in desperate need to find help at safety. Enter Brandon Meriweather, who signed with the Redskins today after testing free-agent waters.
Meriweather the former Patriots and Bears safety could fill a starting spot in the Redskins secondary next year. Alongside Dejon Gomes and Reed Doughty, Meriweather brings some much needed experience to the Redskins secondary. The Redskins will likely try and sign another safety this off-season.