Bears, Patriots Safety Situation After Brandon Meriweather Move

Perhaps the most surprising dismissal of NFL final cut down day was the New England Patriots jettisoning Free Safety Brandon Meriweather, who made the last two Pro Bowls as an AFC alternate. A former 1st round draft pick who was set to earn $1.65 million this year, he had worn out his welcome in Foxboro. Despite picking off 12 passes this past three years.

He soon found his way to the Chicago Bears. So for now, we’ll look at how the Pats will move on without him, and how the Bears will plan to utilize him.

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