Meriweather was injured during offseason activities and reinjured during the preseason contest in Chicago. He was expected to make his Redskins debut in Tampa Bay in Week 4, but a pregame collision with receiver
He is joined in the starting lineup by receiver Pierre Garçon, who has battled a major toe injury since Week 1. Garçon has not been active since Week 5, and is said to be managing pain in an effort to boost the team's receiving corps.
Garçon's inclusion in the active roster comes at the expense of
Here is the full list of Redskins inactives:
- No. 8 QB
- No. 19 WR Dezmon Briscoe
- No. 39 CB
- No. 58 LB
- No. 73 G
- No. 79 OL Maurice Hurt
- No. 90 DE
As expected, the Eagles will be without dynamic quarterback Michael Vick, who sits out this week with a concussion. Rookie quarterback Nick Foles will start in his place.
He is joined by third receiver Jason Avant, who has started three games this season and averages 10.5 yards per catch.
Here is the full list of Eagles inactives:
- No. 7 QB Michael Vick
- No. 19 WR Mardy Gilyard
- No. 32 RB Chris Polk
- No. 74 T/G Nate Menkin
- No. 75 DE Vinny Curry
- No. 76 DE Phillip Hunt
- No. 81 WR Jason Avant