NFL Kneeler Arrested After Girlfriend Calls 911

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was booked into jail for the second time in a month.

​Los Gatos, CA – San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested for domestic violence, threats, and possession of an assault weapon charges on Sunday morning, police said.

This was Foster’s second arrest in less than a month, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Foster was one of eight 49ers players who chose to kneel for the national anthem during the 2017 football season, in protest of police brutality, 247 Sports reported.

According to The Mercury News, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police were dispatched to a home at 9:15 a.m. due to a report of a domestic disturbance.

An unnamed woman told officers that she and Foster, 23, had gotten into a heated argument, and that Foster ultimately assaulted her. The parties have a long-term relationship with each other, police said.

Officers located an “assault weapon” in the home during their investigation.

Foster was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail, and was released on $75,000 bond on at approximately 6:35 p.m., the San Francisco Gate reported.

“The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the report regarding Reuben Foster,” the team said in a statement on Sunday, according to The Washington Post. “We take matters of this nature seriously and are gathering all pertinent information.”

Foster’s latest arrest came just over three weeks after he was charged with marijuana possession in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Jan. 12.

The inside linebacker also failed a drug test at the 2017 NFL scouting combine, when he provided a diluted urine sample, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. He was ultimately terminated from the combine after he got into an argument with a hospital employee.

“He’s got to stay clean,” 49ers general manager John Lynch told Niners Nation in January. “We all know how special a player he can be when he’s right. So he’s got to figure out how to stay healthy and stay out of trouble, but we believe he will do that.”

According to The Washington Post, Foster was already at risk of having to forfeit $2.5 million in salary guarantees if he ended up being fined for having violated the NFL’s substance abuse policies. His latest arrest could make him subject to discipline for personal conduct policy violations.

Foster was widely lauded as a top-10 talent going into the 2017 draft, but concerns arose due to injury and character issues, the NFL reported.

He was the 31st overall pick in the draft, and started 10 games for the 49ers last season.

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What is a real crying shame is that at the age of 23 most American men don't truly understand what the Flag and the National Anthem really stand for. We have removed National Pride just as quickly as we have removed God from our school systems. Children are being taught a false history for the last 30 years and now we see the evidence of our lack of truth evident on our TV screens each day. Good men are being portrayed as bad men and bad men are being portrayed as hero's. The real hero's are the men who go out and face the dangers in this world that no one else wants to fight. It is also the men who get up each morning and go off to work and face people who hate them just because they wear a uniform. These are our hero's and they do stand for the National Anthem and Pledge Allegiance to a Flag that represents their source of true Freedom.


NFL'rs who kneel are a bunch of hypocrites. As stated, most of them have records for assaults, drug charges or weapons charges. THEN THEY support thugs claiming police brutality by kneeling at our National Anthem. I think they should try to get a job in another country and see how far it gets them. Concussions.........they knew what they were getting themselves into before they signed on the dotted line. Don't try and sue because of that...... It's like playing Russian roulette, you know you could die or get hurt if you pull the trigger........


Google NFL arrests. USA Today has an interesting database. Again, do the math as if you were showing police violence against people of color.


Great stuff! Karma is a bitch.