Redskins coach Mike Shanahan announced that Thomas, a fourth-round draft pick from Fresno State, will undergo surgery and be out four to five months.
It's a blow to a secondary that was counting on Thomas' playmaking skills opposite fellow rookie safety Bacarri Rambo..
At least Meriweather has experience as a former Pro Bowl selection.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.
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