I wondered why pro athletes have not responded with the same outrage to the racial bias and negative stereotypes that have infected their sport.
The Raiders played their best game this season by far. Despite a tumultuous year, Oakland regained their competitive edge and gave their fans something they've been wanting for since 2011: A victory over the 49ers in the Battle of the Bay.
Washington tied the game again 10-10 with a 27-yard field goal from Forbath in the third. Despite taking the lead in the fourth, the Redskins were no match for the 49ers in the end. Washington lost their third game in a row and forth straight to San Francisco.
"Do I think I'll be gone after this season?" Lynch told NFL.com on Sunday. "I don't know, man. The Seahawks, their front office gets in the media; they talk a lot. I don't talk too much. I just play the game."
The Kansas City defense stopped Seattle on fourth and short on back-to-back possessions in the fourth quarter as the Chiefs beat the Seahawks 24-20. Kansas City is now tied with Denver with the best record atop the AFC West.
The New York Jets avoided setting a franchise record for consecutive losses by defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-13 Sunday afternoon. Michael Vick threw two touchdowns and the Jets forced four turnovers in the win.
St. Louis upset San Francisco as 10 point underdogs. The Rams forced Colin Kaepernick to fumble on a quarterback sneak at the goal line on the second to last play of the game. Before the fumble the 49ers were 87 percent likely to win the game.
Phil Dawson converted all five of his field goal attempts as San Francisco beat Kansas City 22-17. Dawson's 27-yard go-ahead field goal was setup by a trick play.
While the NFL's handling of domestic abuse cases is being scrutinized, and folk are calling for Goodell's job, the league's inquiry skills concerning other sensitive matters is also worthy of further review.
The so-called "presumption of innocence" isn't what's in play here. An arrest is in play here. A horrific accusation is in play here. The NFL's standard of conduct and behavior is in play here.
It's time for all of us all to act, and to demand much more from those in positions of leadership in the NFL. I also hope that President Obama and Members of Congress voice their views, not to score political blood-score points, but as human beings who are fathers and mothers, who want America to be a place where their daughters don't live in fear.
It's going to be difficult for the Chicago Bears to vanquish the San Francisco 49ers on opening night at brand new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
The NFL needs not only to punish players who engage in domestic violence. It also needs to educate all its players about this issue.
The San Francisco 49ers opened the 2014 season with a 28-17 win over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1. That, however, won't be their biggest opener of the season.
It doesn't take much effort to look for, and find instance after instance of NFL players who get away with everything short of murder. And when it comes to who leads the league, the San Francisco 49er's are now all time leaders in teams having the most players with arrest records.
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