Perry Riley


Wide receiver Pierre Garçon (foot) and safety Brandon Meriweather (knee) have been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Panthers, Coach Mike Shanahan said Friday. 


Pierre Garçon did not practice on Thursday, while safety Brandon Meriweather and linebacker Perry Riley were limited in their participation, Coach Mike Shananan said. 


Although Brandon Meriweather hopes to make his season debut Sunday, Coach Mike Shanahan believes it’s more likely that the safety will return after the bye week.


Understatement time: The Redskins defense has been a problem area for the team this year.They have given up 810 yards and 63 points in two games.