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  • 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster charged with domestic violence against girlfriend

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) – 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster, a professional football player is accused of attacking his girlfriend at their Los Gatos home.  According to the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office, Foster, 24, physically attacked his 28-year-old girlfriend last February. The couple was arguing and the attack...
  • Colts’ linebacker Edwin Jackson’s funeral held in Atlanta

    ATLANTA – The Indianapolis Colts player killed by a suspected drunk driver will be laid to rest Monday morning in Atlanta. APP USERS: View full article here Edwin Jackson, the 26-year-old linebacker, was an Atlanta native. Police said that he and his Uber driver were standing on the side...
  • UGA’s Natrez Patrick enters treatment for personal issues

    Georgia starting linebacker Natrez Patrick has resolved his probation violation case stemming from a drug arrest and entered treatment, his lawyer said Thursday. Patrick was not at Georgia’s practice on Thursday. There was no immediate word from the team on his status with the team or for the Rose...
  • Ryan Shazier’s Spinal Injury Is ‘Severe,’ NFL Players Union Doctor Says

    Early optimism for the recovery of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has taken a hit. Dr. Anthony Alessi, a neurologist who consults for the NFL Players Association, delivered discouraging news after Shazier underwent spinal stabilization surgery this week. Shazier was carted off the field Monday, apparently unable to move...
  • UGA linebacker arrested for marijuana possession

    ATHENS, Ga. – A University of Georgia football player was arrested in Athens Thursday night for the second time.  UGA linebacker Natrez Patrick was arrested just after 11:30 p.m. Thursday for two misdemeanor charges, including marijuana possession less than one ounce. Patrick posted a $1,000 bond just after 12:30...
  • Panthers LB Luke Keuchly won’t alter play despite concussions

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly won’t alter the way he plays despite missing multiple games in each of the past two seasons with concussions. “You play the game and don’t think about getting hurt, because that slows you down and increases the likelihood of getting hurt,”...