Will Ray Lewis be a man of his word?
That’s a question worth consideration on Wednesday morning.
According to ESPN’s NFL Insider Adam Schefter,
READ: Brooks Shocked by Penalty | Harbaugh Finds No Fault | Social Media Debate
Earlier in the week, Lewis said he would pay half of the fine if Brooks were to be billed for the late-game penalty in San Francisco’s 23-20 road loss in New Orleans.
NFL fined 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks $16,000 for hit on Saints QB Drew Brees. Ray Lewis has offered to pay half the fine.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 20, 2013
ESPN analyst Ray Lewis: "I will see Ahmad on Monday and I will have a check in hand for half of the fine."— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 20, 2013
According to Matt Barrows the Sacramento Bee, Brooks will appeal the fine.
Ahmad Brooks' agent said Brooks will appeal the $16,000 fine. No word yet on whether Ray Lewis will file an amicus curiae brief.— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) November 20, 2013
More 49ers headlines can be found in today’s Morning Tailgate, presented by State Farm.
Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle analyzed the Saints defensive schemes against
Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News looked at the fallout from Brooks' sack.
Barrows discussed the latest with
Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com analyzed the 49ers offensive execution in New Orleans.
CLIP OF THE DAY:
TWEET ABOUT IT:
I tell you what. Players hate making mistakes. We like seeing y'all being able to brag at work about your team. I owe y'all! #NinerEmpire—
Kassim Osgood(@kassimosgood81) November 19, 2013