Meriweather has been listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions. Also questionable are: kicker Kai Forbath (groin), wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (hamstring and groin), defensive end Stephen Bowen (knee) and Kedric Golston (abdomen).
A look at each injury situation and the expectation of what it could mean on Sunday when the Redskins take the field against the Lions.
Former NFL safety Louis Riddick spent seven years in the Redskins' organization, first as a scout and then as director of pro personnel. Then, from 2008-2013, he worked as a scout and eventually served as director of pro personnel for Philadelphia. So he knows the game from two perspectives: player and front office man. Here's what he had to say about Robert Griffin III's performance thus far. He was good, so I'm not wasting time using any of my thoughts.
Even though one hit cost him $42,000 and another knocked him unconscious, Brandon Meriweather said Friday he doesn't know how much he'll change the way he tackles.
A look at the various scenarios for the Redskins inactives this week.
The Washington Redskins look to snap a two-game losing streak Sunday, when they host the Detroit Lions, who enter this game with a 1-1 record. Detroit has never won in 21 games at Washington. Can history rule again in the Redskins' favor?
A look ahead at how the Redskins cap stacks up for 2014, showing which players are playing for contracts this season.
The Washington Redskins' interior linemen have struggled thus far this season, and on Sunday, they draw another tough challenge as they will attempt to fend off an aggressive Detroit defensive front led by two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and fellow defensive tackle Nick Fairley.
"He's done a great job. He's got a unique ability to be able to beat people one-on-one. If a linebacker covers him or if a safety covers him, he's got the foot quickness and the ability to move where he's going to get open the majority of the time, which is very hard for tight ends to do. "