Ahmad Brooks Expected to Play in 49ers’ Season Opener vs. Vikings

September 5, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the San Francisco 49ers take on the Minnesota Vikings in Week 1, they will likely have linebacker Ahmad Brooks on the field.
Per Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle, 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula is expecting Brooks will play on September 14.
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee included a statement from the NFL regarding its own investigation into Brooks' case:
Based upon our investigation to date, we determined that placing Ahmad Brooks on the Commissioner's Exempt List was not warranted. Our review will continue during the legal proceedings and we will examine all available information from the court under the Personal Conduct Policy.
On August 26, Brooks was given a misdemeanor sexual battery charge by prosecutors in Santa Clara County, per Lindsay H. Jones of USA Today.
Included in Jones' report is a statement from 49ers general manager Trent Baalke:
The organization is aware that a misdemeanor charge has been filed against Ahmad Brooks stemm...

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