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Report: Meriweather punished for hits in Packers game

Brandon Meriweather, James Starks. Photo: Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Report: Meriweather punished for hits in Packers game

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Sep 18, 2013

Two helmet-to-helmet hits on Green Bay Packers running backs have Washington safety Brandon Meriweather a little lighter in the pocketbook.

According to USA Today reporter Tom Pelissero:

One of the hits, on running back Eddie Lacy,

knocked the back out of the game with a concussion

.

The other hit on James Starks gave Meriweather a concussion.

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A lifelong sports fanatic whose grandfather appeared on a weekly show in the early years of 620WTMJ, Jay was well-groomed for a career with Journal Broadcast Group and WTMJ.