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    49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    [size=13pt]49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs[/size]

    By Jason Cole, Yahoo! Sports

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    INDIANAPOLIS – The NFL is investigating a charge by the Chicago Bears that the San Francisco 49ers tampered last year by making overtures to linebacker Lance Briggs, three league sources said....





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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    Thanks for the read my friend.

    If the 49ers are found to have tampered, they could be fined or lose a draft pick.
    Sad to see a once proud franchise go to the dogs.
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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    I wonder why this took a year to come out?

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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    "singersp" wrote:
    I wonder why this took a year to come out?
    Yea im wonderin as well

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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    "singersp" wrote:
    [size=13pt]49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs[/size]

    By Jason Cole, Yahoo! Sports

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    INDIANAPOLIS – The NFL is investigating a charge by the Chicago Bears that the San Francisco 49ers tampered last year by making overtures to linebacker Lance Briggs, three league sources said....




    over a month later...

    [url=http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d5d807625f4&template=with-video&confirm=true][size=12pt]
    NFL strips 49ers of fifth-round draft pick for tampering[/size]


    49ers lose 5th round pick and forced to swap picks with Chicago (9ers had 7th pick in 3rd, Chicago had the 12th)

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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    Boo freaking hoo.
    Joe Smith anybody?
    Just shows how sports are different sometimes.

    I know it's different situations, but if this is what it looks like the 49ers should have lost a higher pick.

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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    A higher pick? It's not like cheating (although outside of league policy), but it is unfair to other teams so I think the sentence was just about as good as I would've guessed maybe a 4th instead and not swap picks I dunno didn't see the swap picks part coming but I guess it makes it a little better...

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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    "JerBearLuvsDaVikes" wrote:
    A higher pick? It's not like cheating (although outside of league policy), but it is unfair to other teams so I think the sentence was just about as good as I would've guessed maybe a 4th instead and not swap picks I dunno didn't see the swap picks part coming but I guess it makes it a little better...
    Are you kidding?
    Granted they didn't sign any secret or illegal contracts crap like this needs to be put down right now.
    Talking to agents about the 49ers interest in Briggs was as close to a wink wink nudge nudge as you can get.
    Third round or higher, and if they actually talked about contract specifics 1st or multiple.

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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    It was an advantage but you can't sign someone before free agency anyway so every team would have their chance to get him. I just think the penalty was fine but what they did was wrong but it's nothing like taping walk throughs or signs like NE did.

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    Re: 49ers investigated for tampering with Briggs

    "JerBearLuvsDaVikes" wrote:
    It was an advantage but you can't sign someone before free agency anyway so every team would have their chance to get him. I just think the penalty was fine but what they did was wrong but it's nothing like taping walk throughs or signs like NE did.
    Not officially, but that's why I mentioned Joe Smith.
    Joe Smith was an extreme with the T-Wolves signing a secret contract before FA but they also lost 5 first round picks and Joe Smith.


    Even a phone call to his agent shows that the 49ers are interested thus giving Brigg's agent and himself more leverage when planning for a new contract.
    Teams can't be allowed to do this kind of stuff.
    Like I said if it was just a phone call letting Brigg's agent know they were interested it should be atleast a 3rd.
    Any talks about specific contracts and what not should be a second or more.
    A first if this was more than just preliminary talking.

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