ESPN is reporting that the NFL is going to fine Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for his bullshit hits on Eddie Lacy and James Starks during Sunday’s game with the Green Bay Packers.
Meriweather led with his helmet on both plays. The first knocked Lacy out with a concussion and, ironically, the second knocked Meriweather out with a concussion.
Unfortunately, this turd won’t be getting suspended and you have to wonder why.
This isn’t the first time he’s been fined for being a cheap fuck. Meriweather was fined $50,000 while he was with New England in 2010 for hits on defenseless receivers. In 2011, he was fined $20,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit and $25,000 for unnecessary roughness, while with the Bears.
Obviously, this fool doesn’t get it.
Meanwhile, the league did suspend Tampa Bay safety Dashon Goldson a game for repeat violations of NFL safety rules. Doesn’t Meriweather fall into that category too?
Let’s see. 2013 base salary of $1.2MM. One game suspension = $75,000.
Sounds about right to me.
So where’s the action to back up all the chatter, Roger?
What a load of horseshit. One of the most flagrant dirty hits I have ever seen. I am beginning to think Roger and Co have something against our Packers.
You’re just BEGINNING to think Roger Goodell has something against the Packers? Roger Goodell is married to Jane Skinner, a native of Chicago and a huge Bears fan. When Goodell and Skinner got married, guess who was an honored guest? Michael McCaskey, Bears owner. Goodell takes every chance he gets to screw the Pack.
the asshole needs something to wake him up to todays rules – fine, suspension, flogging, whatever. 100 K should open his friggin eyes. the rules will never be legit until you enforce them equally. Still wondering why there wasn’t a flag on either play.
I really dont get it. Didnt the league just settle a $750,000,000 lawsuit? Were the 2 hits by Merriweather not 2 of the most obvious flagrant hits you will ever see?
I really just dont get it….
My first thought when Starks knocked him out was, hey Jen Beilema, THAT is the definition of irony…you dumb slut.
All that was missing was Starks flexing over him after he delivered the blow (like Meriweather did after knowingly blasting Lacy in the head).
Starks should get an extension for this reason alone.
Fuck Meriweather and fuck the NFL. They have zero credibility in my eyes. This piece of shit doesn’t get suspended for committing TWO flagrant helmet to helmet penalties that concussed another player and himself. Not to mention after being a repeat offender, but now they tell us we cant wear throwback uniforms because they say wearing a different helmet is a “safety” concern? Wow I fucking hate these idiots..
Well that is a silver lining for me. I hate those uniforms. I love the Patriots throwbacks though. Indeed a big reason why I hate the Patriots almost as much as I hate the VIkings is because they discarded those classic unis for the Flying Elvis–a fugly symbol and uniform that looks like a FUCKING BANK LOGO! I think it is a shame that the Bucs cannot go back to the throwbacks either.
I guess they’re still wearing the uniforms. They’re just gonna take the stickers off the yellow helmets to make them blank instead of wearing the brown ones. Still dumb.. It’s like saying switching between home and away jerseys is a safety issue.
This whole thing makes me think of Nick Collins. The hit that ended his career was so minor looking – especially when compared to this crap. Think of how crazy good our secondary would be with him back there right now….
Agreed, that hit didn’t look like anything. Nick Collins is the best.
Roger Goodell is a douche bag!
Meriweather was a thug back in college at Miami, not surprisingly. He’s the one who took his helmet off and started hitting opposing players with it back during the Florida Atlantic/Miami brawl.