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Report: 49ers' Brooks accused of sexual assault in lawsuit

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been accused of sexual assault, TMZ is reporting. A woman, who also accused former 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald of rape, says in a lawsuit that she slipped and hit her head on the pool deck -- knocking her unconscious -- at McDonald's house. She says Brooks then groped her before McDonald carried her upstairs and has sex with...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Clears Bears DE Ray McDonald of Domestic Violence; Sexual Assault Investigation Comes Next

The NFL has completed their investigation of Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ray McDonald in connection with domestic violence charges and has cleared him of wrongdoing, according to Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times. The message was delivered by NFL general council Jeff Pash during the Associated Press’ Sports Editors’ meetings on Friday. Per Pash: We have completed that...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New Chicago Bears defensive lineman cleared in domestic violence case

The Chicago Bears took a risk when they signed former 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald, given the fact that his status with the league was up in the air stemming from a domestic violence incident. Apparently he’s been cleared of at least part of that problem… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen during the first night of the NFL Draft First and 10: The...
Via cover32
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Pace Sending Mixed Messages

The Chicago Bears announced the signing of Ray McDonald last Tuesday as they attempt to re-establish themselves as the “Monsters of the Midway,” coming off of two very un-monster-like seasons. McDonald is exactly the kind of football player the Bears are looking for to fit Vic Fangio’s 3-4 scheme, a system that will look unfamiliar to Bears fans. Fangio coached McDonald in...
Via In The Neutral Zone
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign DE Ray McDonald

McDonald was cut by the 49ers mid-season last year, even though he was Pro Football Focus’ 12th ranked 3-4 defensive end through 14 games. There’s a reason for that as McDonald was accused of violence against women twice in a 6 or so month span. However, the charges never stuck either time and he’s now suing his accuser, which suggests he’s not trying to hide from anything...
Via The Football Fan Spot
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Juice This: Criminal Culture and Camera Work

We have said this before and we’ll say it again: you pay hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars for tickets to NFL games to see guys play who have been accused of domestic abuse. But you get frisked and searched at the gate. Who’s the freakin’ criminal here? The NFL doesn’t need its own security personnel; it needs parole officers. And in case you’re wondering how...
Via The Sports Post
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Gamble on Three and Improve D

Chicago - The Bears had a Busy day at Halas Hall on Tuesday, Signing three much needed free agents to join the Bears new look defense for 2015. Mason Foster, Ray McDonald, and Jarvis Jenkins were all names who have been rumored to be attached to the Bears since the Secondary Free Agent market started. GM Ryan Pace and Company took time and end up signing all three on their...
Via TopSportsReport
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

When In Doubt Call His Mother

Can’t say I’m excited as a fan of the Bears for their signing of former 49er Ray McDonald. If he’s good enough to be signed by the Bears why isn’t he still in ‘Frisco? Because he’s under investigation for sexual assault and possible domestic abuse charges. Some would bring up the fact that we had […]
Via Outside Analysis
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Sign Controversial Defensive End Ray McDonald.

After several off the field transgressions involving alleged sexual assault, alleged domestic violence, and driving under the influence (DUI), Ray McDonald, the San Francisco 49er's former sack specialist, has found a new team.The Chicago Bears have reportedly inked the dynamic defensive end to a one-year "prove yourself" deal.  In the wake of the infamous Ray Rice elevator video...
Via Football Nation
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Fans Are Attacking ESPN’s Sarah Spain

When the Chicago Bears signed alleged domestic abuser Ray McDonald, ESPN 1000 radio personality Sarah Spain didn’t like it one bit. She voiced her concerns about the signing over the radio waves and on her Facebook page. Here’s some of the things she said: “I understand the concept of “innocent until proven guilty.” I also know that more than 90 percent of domestic abuse...
Via Sports Mockery
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Understanding Why The Bears Accept Ray McDonald Over Brandon Marshall

The backlash can be expected with any controversial signing.  Chicago Bears management knew what they were getting into when they chose to sign defensive end Ray McDonald to a contract.  This after he endured two separate sexual assault and rape investigations the past two years.  Only after he flew to town on his own dime and met with ownership personally was the decision made...
Via Sports Mockery
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears value talent over character with McDonald signing

While proclaiming that character matter in rebuilding the Chicago Bears at his initial press conference in January, new General Manager Ryan Pace and the Chicago Bears raised eyebrows with the signing of troubled former San Francisco 49′ers DT Ray McDonald on Tuesday to a one-year deal.  McDonald was released by the 49′ers in December after a series of events the club termed [...]
Via Bears Claws
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Fans Are Pissed About Ray McDonald Signing

The Chicago Bears will reportedly sign former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald Tuesday afternoon and fans aren’t happy. McDonald was released by the 49ers in December after the San Jose Police Department announcement that McDonald was being investigated for a possible sexual assault. McDonald has not been charged, and now he plans to sue his accuser, saying she made a false claim...
Via Sports Mockery
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears roll the dice by signing troubled free agent defensive lineman

It’s no secret that the Chicago Bears are eager to add some depth to their defensive line, but I have a feeling this signing might come back to haunt them… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The best player in each franchise’s history, ranked from 1-32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency According to a report by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Bears are signing former...
Via cover32
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bears Closing in on Deal with Ray McDonald 

The Chicago Bears are reportedly closing in on a contract with former San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald.  McDonald, a former third-round pick from Florida, hasn’t drawn much interest on the open market after an in-season release from San Francisco stemming from sexual assault allegations. No charges have been filed against McDonald in the case, and he has since...
Via Sportsnaut
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-49ers DE McDonald reportedly sues sexual assault accuser

Former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald filed a lawsuit Monday against the woman who accused him of sexual assault in December, according to multiple reports. McDonald, who currently is a free agent, was released by the 49ers on Dec. 17 after police in San Jose, Calif., began their investigation. McDonald's lawyer, Steve DeFilippis, told USA Today that he believes teams...
Via Fox Sports
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco bar mocks 49ers' off-field issues

LaRocca’s Corner, a local watering hole in San Francisco, decided to make fun of recent off-field incidents surrounding the city’s NFL team.   “The Ray McDonald, Aldon Smith Holiday Drink Special.” Has a nice ring to it, right? The local bar is obviously referencing a recent report that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who is currently on probation stemming...
Via Sportsnaut
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith was reportedly drinking with Ray McDonald

The San Francisco 49ers released Ray McDonald in the wake of his most recent alleged domestic assault, and he may not be the only Bay Area player that finds himself in serious hot water. Aldon Smith could be in trouble, too. According to a search warrant affidavit that was obtained by the San Jose Mercury...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Records detail allegations against Ray McDonald

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) New documents detailing sexual assault allegations against former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald show that a woman claims the attack happened at his home after they drank together and she injured her head in a fall near the player's swimming pool. A search warrant unsealed Monday includes a text-message exchange that police set up between McDonald and the alleged...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald’s rape allegation is disappointing to say the least

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald has found himself in trouble with the law again. McDonald is under investigation again, but this time for a rape allegation. The police have searched McDonald’s home in connection with the allegation. Hours after finding out that McDonald was in trouble again, the 49ers released him citing that the defensive linemen’s pattern...
Via No Guts, No Glory
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Trent Baalke on Ray McDonald: ‘Just One More Situation That We Just Weren’t Willing to Deal with Anymore’

The San Francisco 49ers have finally had enough of Ray McDonald. During a press conference on Wednesday at Levi’s Stadium, general manager Trent Baalke announced that the team has terminated the defensive lineman effective immediately following a sexual assault. Investigation. “While this organization has a strong belief in due process and has and has demonstrated...
Via BaySportsNet
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers cut Ray McDonald in wake of sexual assault investigation

The San Francisco 49ers have released defensive end Ray McDonald, general manager Trent Baalke announced. The move came after Northern California authorities said Wednesday that they are investigating McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault. San Jose Police Department Sgt. Heather Randol said detectives searched McDonald's San Jose home. Randol said an area hospital notified police...
Via Fox Sports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers release Ray McDonald

That didn’t take too long. Just hours after it was reported that Ray McDonald was being investigated for sexual assault, the San Francisco 49ers have released the veteran defensive tackle.  San Francisco stood behind McDonald during his domestic abuse case earlier this year, indicating that it wanted the legal process to play out. McDonald was never charged in that case. But...
Via Sportsnaut
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Police now investigating 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald for rape allegation

There seems to be no end for the troubles of the San Francisco 49ers this season. The team is out of the playoff picture, their head coach Jim Harbaugh is on his way out of town, half of the players are injured, and several have been in legal trouble this season. Defensive end Ray McDonald is no exception to the rule. Earlier this year he was investigated for allegedly assaulting...
Via cover32 - 49ers
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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