CHRIS CULLIVER NEWS

Are the San Francisco 49ers preparing for an identity shift?

In recent years, the 49ers were synonymous with the word defense. They boasted one of the league’s deepest and most formidable defensive rosters. Their linebacking core was a thing of brilliance with Aldon Smith, Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman anchoring the defense. Only time will tell if the 2014 defensive squad will keep its place among the NFL’s elite. The current 2014...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Flowers visited the 49ers before to signing with the Chargers

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  Brandon Flowers actually visited with the 49ers prior to signing with the Chargers today. Before signing with the Chargers, Brandon Flowers visited the 49ers on Friday. SF obviously looking for more help at CB where they can. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) June 24, 2014 The 49ers could have used a player like Flowers after Eric Wright...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Cook has been working with the 49ers starting defense

According to the Sacramento Bee, cornerback Chris Cook has been working with the 49ers’ first-team defense as Chris Culliver rehabs from a torn ACL and Eric Wright retired from the NFL. “He’s ascending now that he’s got a good grasp and understanding of our system,” Jim Harbaugh said. “He’s showing up. He’s making plays, getting his hands on the ball, making interceptions...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Who Will Strike Gold in 2014?

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of the year when many big-name contributors receive massive contract extensions or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Who will break out for the...
Via Gridiron Grit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Culliver’s hit and run case continued to July 10th

According to Niners Nation, Chris Culliver’s hit and run/brass knuckles case has been continued to July 1o after originally being scheduled to June 12th. After much waiting, we’ve got at least a little bit of Chris Cullivercourt news. The San Francisco 49ers cornerback had a preliminary hearing set for Thursday, but it was continued to July 10. Some folks had been asking about...
Via Pro Football Zone
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Culliver’s Case Delayed Until July

San Francisco 49ers starting cornerback Chris Culliver will not face trial for felony weapons and misdemeanor hit-and-run charges until next month at the earliest.  According to Niners Nation of the SB Nation network, Culliver’s case has been continued until July 10. This means that any potential discipline from the league might have to wait until training camp, which could be...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Culliver being sued by family he threatened with brass knuckles

49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is being sued by the SUV driver for allegedly threatening a 15 year-old with brass knuckles as well as using a racial slur while attempting to flee the scene of an accident. The SUV driver Marc Santos’ family’s suit accuses Culliver of assault, battery, intentionally inflicting emotional distress and negligently using his car and brass knuckles...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers could seek cornerback competition Culliver

Cornerback Chris Culliver was in line to win a starting job a year ago before going down early in training camp with a torn ACL. Even though he did not play a snap in 2013, the 49ers feel confident Culliver will pair with Tramaine Brock as the 49ers’ starters. And general manager Trent Baalke said he is not concerned about the injury from which Culliver is returning. “A lot...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers CB Chris Culliver sued for using racial slur at 15-year-old

Back in March, 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver was arrested in California for allegedly hitting a bicyclist with his vehicle. After the collision, Culliver allegedly attempted to flee the scene, but he ended up getting cornered by someone in an SUV who witnessed the incident. Culliver then allegedly threatened the eyewitness with brass knuckles before driving off. The 49ers defensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Chris Culliver Being Sued For Attacking Kid With Brass Knuckles

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is facing a civil lawsuit after being accused of making threats and using a racial slur towards a 15-year-old boy before he was arrested and charged with hit-and-run and possession of brass knuckles. According to NBCBayArea.com, the boy’s family is suing Culliver, saying he struck the family’s SUV in his own car, and then called...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Chris Culliver Being Sued For Attacking Kid With Brass Knuckles

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is facing a civil lawsuit after being accused of making threats and using a racial slur towards a 15-year-old boy before he was arrested and charged with hit-and-run and possession of brass knuckles. According to NBCBayArea.com, the boy’s family is suing Culliver, saying he struck the family’s SUV in his own car, and then called...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers DB Chris Culliver Facing Civil Lawsuit, Accused of Threatening 15-Year-Old with Brass Knuckles

San Francisco 49ers defensive back Chris Culliver is being sued, accused of threatening a teenager with brass knuckles and using a racial slur. Culliver, 25, pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor hit-and-run and a weapons charge after being arrested in March. The man whose car was allegedly hit by Culliver has filed a civil lawsuit. Marc Santos says, after his car was hit by Culliver...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Cornerback a priority in the draft

The San Francisco 49ers are and have been one of the better teams in the NFL over the past three seasons and have done so with a great balance of talent on both offense and defense.  But one of the more difficult things in today’s league is too keep these championship caliber teams together.  With agency and the salary cap teams now have deal with the fact that big name guys...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Culliver pleads not guilty to felony possession of brass knuckles

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has plead not guilty to felony possession of brass knuckles, according to TMZ Sports. Culliver — who infamously said he didn’t want gay players in his locker room back in 2013 — was arrested on March 28 in San Jose, CA after allegedly striking a bicyclist...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers CB Chris Culliver Charged With Felony and Two Misdemeanors

Mark Humphrey/AP According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBay Area.com, 49ers’ cornerback Chris Culliver was officially charged Wednesday with a felony and two misdemeanors by the Santa Clara District Attorney’s office. Culliver was arrested on March 28 after he had allegedly fled the scene of a hit-and-run incident involving a cyclist.  He is scheduled to be arraigned at a hearing on...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers’ Chris Culliver charged with a felony and two misdemeanors, faces up to 3 years in prison

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com,  49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has been formerly charged with one felony and two misdemeanors after last month’s hit and run accident that occurred in Santa Clara, CA. Culliver, 25, is scheduled to be arraigned on those charges on Friday....
Via Pro Football Zone
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Culliver charged with felony, two misdemeanors

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver was charged Wednesday with one felony and two misdemeanors stemming from an alleged hit-and-run accident last month, the Santa Clara District Attorney's office said. Culliver, 25, is scheduled to be arraigned on those charges on Friday. It will more than likely be continued to a later day to allow Culliver time to enter a plea. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Culliver’s arrest leaves San Francisco 49ers secondary in state of emergency

Many of you probably know about 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver’s recent run-in with the law. For those who haven’t, Culliver is facing felony hit-and run and weapons charges from an incident that occurred last Friday in San Jose, Calif. Culliver allegedly hit a bicyclist and fled the scene. Culliver was also found in possession of brass knuckles. Fortunately, the cyclist sustained...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

With Chris Culliver’s troubles, with the 49ers look at Champ?

In wake of Friday morning’s arrest, 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is facing and misdemeanor and felony hit-and-run, felony possession of brass knuckles and felony reckless driving. The charges stemmed from an incident in which Culliver allegedly struck a bicyclist with his car and then fled the scene. A witness chased Culliver and blocked his way with his car. Culliver threatened...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Pigskin Stew: 49ers’ Chris Culliver hit and run and brass knuckles

Welcome to Pigskin Stew, your weekly recap of injury related news around the NFL that you might have missed while you anxiously await the Season 4 finale of the greatest show on television, The Walking Dead.  It has been a tough season for our zombie-fighting heroes trying to survive in a post-apocalyptic undead world.  I am dying to see what happens. It is a tasty, one ingredientstew...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Affect of Culliver's arrest on 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers were counting on Chris Culliver this season. Right now, he is set to be a starter and, at the least, the team wants him to be a nickel cornerback. Culliver, who played well as the nickel in 2012 but missed all of last season with a torn ACL, has the confidence of the team as far as his football skills go. The presence of Culliver was one of the reasons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Chris Culliver’s image takes another hit; is the 49ers’ title window closing?

Niner News - Is San Francisco’s window to win a title closing? (READ) - 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is in the news again for the wrong reasons. (READ) - 49ers should take a page from the Atlanta Falcons and trade up for a marquee receiver in the draft. How about Johnny Manziel’s favorite target? (READ) - At least one veteran is returning to the 49ers secondary. (READ) -...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ Chris Culliver Arrested After Hit-And-Run Incident

Chris Culliver is facing felony charges after fleeing a hit-and-run in San Jose, Calif. Television station KTVU-TV reports that the San Francisco 49ers cornerback hit a bicyclist with his white mustang Friday morning and then drove away from the scene. The bicyclist sustained minor injuries. Police officers then tracked down Culliver with the help of a witness and arrested him on...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Chris Culliver arrested for hit and run, threatening witness with brass knuckles: Report

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver was tossed in jail Friday after hitting a bicyclist with his car, fleeing the scene and threatening witnesses with brass knuckles, police reported.Culliver was charged with felony hit and run, reckless driving and weapons possession for the Friday morning incident in San Jose, sources told SF Gate.Police said Culliver was recklessly...
Via The Other Paper
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Culliver arrested for hit-and-run, found with brass knuckles

Sean McMahonSan Francisco 49ers’ cornerback Chris Culliver is supposed to be a mature leader within the secondary this season, but if this morning’s affair is any indication, the fourth-year defensive back has a long way to go before he is ever considered a leader amongst his peers. At 10:20 A.M. this morning, Culliver struck a bicyclist at the intersection of Tully and 7th...
Via 49erslife.com
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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