San Francisco 49ers

November 21, 2013

49ers’ Brooks: NFL’s rules protecting QBs have ‘watered down’ the game

Ahmad Brooks doesn’t want Ray Lewis’ or Tedy Bruschi’s money, but the 49ers linebacker does want to win his appeal on the nearly $16,000 fine he received this week for his controversial hit on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at
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