Bears' Marshall speaks, NFL listens on Meriweather

Bears' Marshall speaks, NFL listens on Meriweather
October 21, 2013, 10:00 am
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Scott Krinch

Brandon Marshall's wish will come true.

According to a report from CBS's Jason La Canfora, Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will be suspended following his two hits on defenseless Bears wide receivers on Sunday.

During the second half of the Redskins' victory over the Bears in Week 7, Meriweather layed two vicious shots to the head of Marshall and Alshon Jeffery.

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Both hits were flagged for illegal contact to the head of a defenseless wide receiver.

Here's a look at both hits courtesy of the Huffington Post

After the game, Marshall discussed why Meriweather shouldn't even be in the NFL.

"Guys like that really don't understand there is life after football," Marshall told the Chicago Tribune. "I respect the league trying to better our game and guys like that, maybe he needs to get suspended or taken out of the game completely. I understand. I get it. I was one of those guys. I played defense growing up. I was a headhunter. Even sometimes on the offensive side, I played that way. But with the rules in place, you've gotta respect it.

Earlier in the season, Meriweather wad fined $42,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit that concussed Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy.