Brandon Meriweather appeals ban

Updated: October 22, 2013, 7:46 PM ET
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Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather has appealed his two-game suspension for illegal hits against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder.

The appeal is scheduled to be heard Wednesday with a decision to follow on whether Meriweather will be permitted to play in Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos.

Meriweather was suspended for two games Monday after yet another Sunday marked by personal fouls. If his suspension stands, ...

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