Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco 49ers’

Suspension on hold again, Cowboys’ Elliott returns to team

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott was back with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday, his six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations on hold again after the star running back served a day of it waiting for another reprieve that eventually came. Last year's NFL rushing leader left no doubt that he will keep fighting a legal battle that so far has lasted six weeks with hearings in three courts in three states. ''It's fighting for your name, that's what it is,'' Elliott said.

Reuben Foster reflects, apologizes for club incident; Kyle Shanahan not upset

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Late Monday night at around 2 a.m. local time, San Francisco 49ers‘ linebackers Reuben Foster and Ray-Ray Armstrong were held at gunpoint. San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was held at gunpoint late Monday night, along with teammate Ray-Ray Armstrong.

Redskins put Dustin Hopkins on IR, sign Nick Rose to kick

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins have put kicker Dustin Hopkins on injured reserve with a strained hip muscle and signed free agent Nick Rose to replace him. The team announced the moves Wednesday. Rose's NFL debut will come Monday night in

Elliott eligible to play for Cowboys this weekend, judge rules

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

A U.S. District Court Judge in New York granted Elliott a temporary restraining order request regarding his six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. The ruling means the 22-year-old running back, a vital cog in the Dallas machine who led the league in rushing last season, can play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. The restraining order is in effect until a preliminary injunction hearing no later than Oct. 30.

Ezekiel Elliott wins restraining order on NFL’s 6-game suspension, will play Sunday

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott won a surprising ruling as a federal court issued a temporary restraining order that halts the Dallas Cowboy’s six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s domestic violence policy. NY judge GRANTS NFL player union request to temporarily block Zeke Elliott's suspension for domestic violence. The ruling from the Southern District of New York means Elliott can play against the San Francisco 49ers, the Cowboys’ next game on Sunday.

League, players vow to work together over social issues

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

A meeting between NFL team owners and players representatives ended Tuesday with no agreement on the thorny issue of protests during the national anthem, which has bitterly divided the sport. "NFL executives and owners joined NFLPA executives and player leaders to review and discuss plans to utilize our platform to promote equality and effectuate positive change," the statement said. "As we said last week, everyone who is part of our NFL community has a tremendous respect for our country, our flag, our anthem and our military," the statement said.

49ers DL Arik Armstead to have surgery on broken hand

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Defensive lineman Arik Armstead broke his hand during the 49ers' loss in Washington and will need surgery, coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday. Armstead, a first-round pick in 2015, will miss significant time for a second straight season after having shoulder surgery that cost him the final eight games of 2016. The injury is a significant hit to San Francisco's depth along the defensive line.

How to Watch Colts vs. Titans: Live Stream, TV Channel, Game Time

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The Indianapolis Colts travel to Nashville to face the Tennessee Titans on Monday Night Football. Indianapolis (2-3) enters Monday still without its starting quarterback Andrew Luck, who has not played this season due to a shoulder injury. In his absence, the Colts used backup Jacoby Brissett to defeat the San Francisco 49ers last week in overtime.

Washington Players Celebrate On The Field With Simulated ‘Stop And Frisk’

Monday, October 16th, 2017

After Washington cornerback Kendall Fuller intercepted a pass to seal a 26-24 victory over the visiting San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, the player and his teammates simulated an arrest. Fuller put his hands up as safety D.J. Swearinger imitated patting him down and leading him away in handcuffs. “He locked the game up at the end, so I had to lock him up,” Swearinger said of Fuller in the so-called “stop and frisk.” “I just told him big players make big-time plays in big-time situations.

Can C.J. Beathard be the 49ers’ long-term answer at QB?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Kyle Shanahan will ask a rookie quarterback to help deliver his first win as an NFL head coach. By the end of Sunday’s loss there was little doubt that Beathard would be the new starting quarterback for the 0-6 49ers, and Shanahan confirmed that the team was giving Beathard the job. Veteran Brian Hoyer hadn’t done much this season, then was benched with the offense struggling on Sunday at the Washington Redskins.