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Morning Tailgate: Brooks Fined for Brees Hit

Posted Nov 20, 2013

Ahmad Brooks has reportedly been fined for his hit on Drew Brees.

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, Ahmad Brooks will be fined $16,000 for his hit on Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

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.
According to Matt Barrows the Sacramento Bee, Brooks will appeal the fine.

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 Colin Kaepernick.

Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News looked at the fallout from Brooks' sack.

discussed the latest with Donte Whitner's name change.

Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com
analyzed the 49ers offensive execution in New Orleans.




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