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Brooks to miss Sunday's game because of sister's death

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks left the team this week after his sister, Krsunthia Brooks, died of lupus, according to the player's agent Greg Williams. Ahmad Brooks will not be available when his team plays the New York Giants on Sunday. ''We'll keep him in our prayers, his family,'' 49ers coach Jim Tomsula said Wednesday. Brooks flew to Louisiana...
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Report: 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks to miss game after death of sister

Linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not be with the 49ers when they visit the Giants on Sunday due to the death of his sister, according to a report. 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks will not play vs Giants after his 40-year-old sister, Casandra, died of Lupus, per Brooks’ agent Greg Williams.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 8, 2015 Brooks, a 2013 Pro Bowl selection who has one sack in...
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Ahmad Brooks out against Giants after death of sister

After San Francico 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula announced Wednesday that Ahmad Brooks was granted leave from the team for “family reasons,” reports indicate the linebacker will sit out Sunday’s game against the New York Giants following the recent death of his sister. Brooks’ agent informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the linebacker’s 40-year-old sister Cassandra passed...
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49ers linebacker Brooks leaves team because of family reasons

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was not with the team Wednesday due to family reasons.First-year coach Jim Tomsula offered no explanation as to Brooks' absence or his potential return, although he said the team is keeping the former Pro Bowler “in our prayers.”  Tomsula: Ahmad Brooks is away from team today for "family reasons." He declined to speculate on potential...
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49ers keep Brooks on active roster despite sexual battery charge

The San Francisco 49ers have kept linebacker Ahmad Brooks on the active roster, saying they are in contact with the NFL and both the judicial process and league evaluation will determine any further action following his legal trouble last month. The team sent Brooks home from Colorado, where the Niners were holding joint practices with the Broncos before a preseason game, on Aug...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Davis: Jim Harbaugh coddled 49ers off the field

It’s no secret the San Francisco 49ers are dealing with one of the worst stretches of off-field problems in recent memory. Following the latest incident involving Ahmad Brooks, former 49ers cornerback Eric Davis, now with NFL Network, revealed Jim Harbaugh’s “coddling” approach to off-field issues could have been a big contributor to the franchise’s current issues. Davis...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers make mockery of ‘winning with class’ in handling Brooks

By Jesse Reed The San Francisco 49ers made a huge mistake by keeping Ahmad Brooks on the roster throughout this offseason, despite his alleged involvement in a sexual assault case with former teammate Ray McDonald. Both men have been indicted in the same incident. McDonald has been charged with rape, while Brooks is being charged with misdemeanor sexual battery on the same woman...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers send Ahmad Brooks home after sexual battery charge

The San Francisco 49ers offseason from Hell continued on Wednesday when the team announced they had sent linebacker Ahmad Brooks home following his recent charge for misdemeanor sexual battery. The team is in Denver, conducting joint practices with the Denver Broncos in anticipation of their upcoming preseason game this Saturday from Mile High Stadium, and Brooks was sent on a plane...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald indicted for rape; Ahmad Brooks charged for sexual battery

    Things just got very real for a couple of football players. 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery, while former 49ers DT Ray McDonald was indicted for rape by a grand jury over an incident involving the same woman, Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday. The alleged incidents took place at a party at McDonald’s house...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ahmad Brooks jumps over Panthers offensive line

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers were facing a critical third-and-goal from the one-yard line with just over five minutes to play in the second quarter of Sunday’s NFC Divisional playoff showdown when San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks jumped the gun on the snap count and knocked Newton down as he flew through the air. As you can see in the video below, Brooks...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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