This is my Friday column. Whatever they need, however they can justify it. On Aug. 31, 2014, 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. He was throwing a birthday party at his house and allegedly got in a fight with his pregnant fiancé. Police arrived at 2:48 a.m., found bruises […]
San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks could face six months in jail after the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office charged him Wednesday afternoon with one misdemeanor count of sexual battery, according to the San Jose Mercury News. On December 15, 2014, Brooks attended a pool party at Ray McDonald’s house — Brooks’ teammate at the […]
The woman who accused Ray McDonald of rape is suing Ahmad Brooks for sexual assault, according to TMZ. The woman claims Brooks “groped her person in a sexual manner” when she was unconscious at Ray McDonald’s house. McDonald currently is suing her for defamation. To read the full report from TMZ, click here. To read the […]
The 49ers just signed defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, according to his agent Drew Rosenhaus. The deal is worth $7.5 million over two years with $2 million guaranteed according to Adam Schefter. This is an excellent signing. Darnell Dockett can rush the quarterback, and it’s not easy to find defensive tackles who can do that effectively. […]
Here is the transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ p.r. department. How’s the running back situation looking at this time? “[RB] Frank [Gore] practiced today. [RB] Alphonso Smith has had a good week. And we have a new back that has worked in very nicely. Anticipate him being ready for […]
This is the transcript of Trent Baalke’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ p.r. department. Opening comments: “Well, this is unexpected. Welcome, everybody. I just want to inform everybody that after the recent allegations concerning [DT] Ray McDonald, we as an organization have notified him and his agent that he will be terminated, released […]
This is the transcript of Colin Kaepernick’s Wednesday interview, courtesy of the 49ers’ p.r. department. What’s your reaction to DT Ray McDonald being released? “Not a situation you want to hear about. Very unfortunate.” General manager Trent Baalke just addressed the media and he said head coach Jim Harbaugh told the team. Can you […]
The 49ers just announced that they have released Ray McDonald. Here’s the tweet. To read more, click here.
Ray McDonald is being investigated again, this time for alleged sexual assault. To read more, click here.
SEATTLE – Trent Baalke folded his arms and hung his head in shame. The 49ers’ season was over. The Niners and Seahawks were shaking hands at midfield and Baalke was staring at his desk in the press box. Bad look, Trent. Time to face the failure you created. KAEPERNICK: C. Played like Alex Smith. Didn’t […]
SANTA CLARA – The 49ers defied the odds and beat the first-class Redskins 17-13 Sunday afternoon. Here are the Niners’ grades. KAEPERNICK: B. Unusually efficient. Completed 20-of-29 pass attempts (69 percent) for 256 yards (8.8 yards per attempt). Three of his nine incomplete passes were dropped. He threw a long, beautiful touchdown pass to Anquan […]
SANTA CLARA — This is a transcript of Jim Harbaugh’s Monday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. When Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy was inactive for the Panthers, did that cause you guys to reevaluate DT Ray McDonald’s situation at all whether he’d play or not? “No. We didn’t compare the two situations.” […]