49ers President Avoids Direct Comment On Domestic Violence Controversy During Ethics In Sport Symposium
Moral character is a key factor the San Francisco 49ers consider in recruiting players, a top team official said Thursday, acknowledging the difficulty of accurately assessing how an athlete will ultimately behave on and off the field.
“You would like to say ‘well, let’s get back to football, it’s a game tonight,’” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “It’s hard to say that, even for me. It’s hard to say, ‘okay, let’s just put all that behind us.’ (This issue) is one of the things you can’t just put behind you.”
The San Francisco 49ers announced they have suspended radio broadcaster Ted Robinson for comments he made on domestic violence.
SF Supervisors Adopt Resolution Denouncing 49ers For Playing Ray McDonald After Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence
San Francisco Supervisors have unanimously adopted a resolution that takes the 49ers to task for allowing a team member, who’s the focus of a domestic violence investigation to play in last Sunday’s game.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell did not rule out the possibility of former Ravens running back Ray Rice returning to play in the league after serving a suspension for domestic violence.
49ers CEO Jed York Defends Team’s Response To Ray McDonald Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence; ‘Not Ray Rice’
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York offered his first comments Tuesday on the arrest of defensive end Ray McDonald on domestic violence charges, defending the team’s decision to allow McDonald to play as the legal process plays out.
Should the 49ers continue to play defensive tackle Ray McDonald following his arrest for alleged domestic violence? John Madden doesn’t think so.
Defensive lineman Ray McDonald is traveling with the San Francisco 49ers and will suit up against Dallas with his teammates despite his arrest on domestic violence charges.
Harbaugh, 49ers Try To Steer Focus On Season Opener Vs. Dallas Amid Continuing Questions On McDonald Arrest
In a week that should be filled with talk about another Super Bowl run and the pomp and circumstance of finally playing the much-hyped season opener, the San Francisco 49ers once again find themselves dealing with potential embarrassment and legal problems away from the field
The San Francisco 49ers haven’t yet said whether defensive lineman Ray McDonald will play in the season opener against Dallas Sunday.