Skip to comments.San Francisco 49ers cut Reuben Foster after Saturday night arrest [Former Alabama Star]
Posted on 11/27/2018 6:50:33 AM PST by Red Badger
The San Francisco 49ers announced on Sunday morning that they are releasing inside linebacker Reuben Foster after the former Alabama All-American was arrested and charged with one count of first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence on Saturday night.
The San Francisco 49ers are releasing Reuben Foster. San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) November 25, 2018
Foster spent the night at the Hillsborough County Jail awaiting a video bail hearing on Sunday morning.
According to the Tampa Police Department report on the arrest, officers responded to a domestic-violence call at the Grand Hyatt, where the 49ers were staying before Sundays game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The woman involved in Saturday nights incident is Elissa Ennis, whose charges led to Fosters arrest in February for felony domestic violence. She later recanted her complaints to police, and the charge was dropped.
Tampa Police officers found Foster and a woman involved in a verbal altercation. Ennis told police that Foster had knocked her phone from her hand, pushed her in the chest and slapped her in the face.
On Feb. 11, Foster was arrested in Los Gatos, California, and charged with felony domestic violence, forcefully attempting to prevent a victim from reporting a crime and possession of an assault weapon.
A judge dismissed two of those charges after Ennis testified she made up her allegations against Foster and reduced the weapons charge from a felony to a misdemeanor on May 23.
On June 6, Foster pleaded no contest in Santa Clara County Superior Court to unlawful possession of an assault weapon and was sentenced to community service and two years of probation.
The NFL suspended Foster for the first two games of the 2018 regular season for violating the league's Personal Conduct Policy and its Policy and Program on Substances of Abuse.
Foster also had been arrested in Tuscaloosa on Jan. 12 and charged with second-degree possession of marijuana. The marijuana charge was dismissed in May after Foster participated in a pretrial diversion program.
Foster was Alabama's Class 6A Lineman of the Year for the 2012 season at Auburn High School. He won the Butkus Award as the nation's best collegiate linebacker in 2016 at Alabama.
Foster made the Pro Football Writers Association's All-Rookie team for the 2017 season after the 49ers traded up to select him with the 31st pick in last year's draft, even though injuries caused him to miss six games.
Hampered by shoulder and hamstring injuries this season, Foster hasn't had the same impact for the 49ers in 2018. He missed the previous two games with a hamstring injury.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster on the sideline during an NFL preseason game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Aug. 30, 2018, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) (Ezra Shaw)
Once a thug, always a thug...................
Hope he likes working in the minor leagues.
Don’t forget Kaepernick.......................
After hes thrown out of football whos going to pay for the children he almost certainly has with this woman and all the others? Oh thats right, you and I get stuck with that bill for the next few decades.
The NFL controls those as well.
He better learn the phrase, “Would you like fries with dat?”....................
IF it weren’t for “the ball”, most of these azz-clowns would be in prison orange picking up trash along the sides of the highways & byways of America.
I think it's more a case of the NFL glory years slip sliding away. I may be a poor witness because I haven't watched a game in over 20 years, but I was recently in a lounge where a game was on and it seemed just plain boring. The announcers didn't even seem to have much enthusiasm.
It was like...run a play, go beck do it again ...wow we made a gain, do we dance now? The players on the sideline were sitting on the bench, or standing around talking like the game was secondary to what they were discussing.
Its like watching a man who bought the winning lottery ticket, and went out to celebrate, only to leave it on the bar. This won’t even make a good movie, because we watch it happen too often.
If he knows what is good for him, he should give Randy Moss a call and ask for advice.
His real crime appears to be staying with a woman who had already lodged false charges against him. These charges are probably false also; she paid no penalty for the last time.
The next AG of California
Just look at this guy’s list of arrests, and all within the past year or so.
From the time he was drafted till now he has totally wasted his future.
Drug possession, illegal weapons possession, Domestic violence..............
You can take the thug out of the ghetto, but you can’t take the ghetto out of the thug..............
Maybe he will run for Senator from Delaware or Ohio? Didn’t Tom Carper admit to beating his wife and didn’t Sherrod Brown’s wife get an order of protection against him?
HOW in the world the GOP couldn’t beat this angry leftist(Brown) in a state Trump by over 500,000 votes is an indictment on the clowns in the Republican Senatorial Committee.
Even if the DV is untrue, he has other arrests that are..................
The only way I watch NFL games is with the sound turned off.
His resume qualifies him as a politician for the Democrat Party to say the least.
They have an ability to throw-kick-or catch an inflatable object for between 2-3 hours a week.
Their usefullness to do that is limited to a short number of years.
Tell me what this thug punk is going to do with the rest of his life?
With only 9 teams in the entire league, not much of an option...................
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