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49ers' Brooks on late sister: 'She would've wanted me to play'

Ahmad Brooks returned from a one-game absence following the death of his sister. Chris Humphreys USA TODAY SportsSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was back in the starting lineup Sunday after missing one game following the death of his sister.“I wanted to play,” Brooks said after the 49ers dispatched the Baltimore Ravens 25-20 to halt a four-game losing streak. “The...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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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October 07, 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

49ers Ahmad Brooks accused of sexual assault

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks is in hot water after being accused of sexual assault. The woman making the claim is the same who accused former-49ers lineman Ray McDonald. TMZ reported this breaking news: According to the docs obtained by TMZ Sports, the woman says on December 14th, 2014 she was at McDonald’s home and slipped and fell on the deck around his swimming...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing a busy week in the NFL

The new league year, although young, has seen an unprecedented amount of movement of high-profile players in trades, as well as in free agency. Lets take a look at the biggest storylines of the new league year. New York Jets busy week In what will be his last major payday, Darrelle Revis certainly cashed in. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported the five-year, $70 million deal...
March 11, 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...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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