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49ers linebacker Reuben Foster arrested, reportedly for domestic violence

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49ers linebacker Reuben Foster arrested, reportedly for domestic violence

Update (8:20 PM): The Mercury News is reporting Reuben Foster has posted bail.

Meanwhile, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department released a statement. Here it is via The Athletic's David Lombardi.
 

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Reuben Foster, the 49ers' first-round pick who starred at linebacker as a rookie in 2017, was arrested Sunday and booked at the Santa Clara County Jail. 

Foster was reportedly arrested in Los Gatos on charges for domestic violence, according to the San Francisco Chronicle

The 23-year-old is currently being held for a $75,000 bail according to Santa Clara County Jail records

Along with domestic violence allegations, Foster was also arrested and booked Sunday on suspicion of possessing an assault rifle, according to Robert Salonga of the Mercury News.

The 49ers gave the following statement to Insider Matt Maiocco: 

Sunday's arrest is Foster's second within a month. Foster was arrested on Jan. 12 in Tuscaloosa, Ala., for second-degree marijuana possession, a Class A misdemeanor in the state of Alabama. 

Foster played in 10 games as a rookie in 2017 and combined for 72 total tackles. Despite missing six games due to injury, Foster finished the year second on the team in tackles. 

The 49ers traded back into the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft and selected Foster No. 31 overall out of Alabama. 

Antonio Brown trade: Steelers GM says three teams have expressed interest

Antonio Brown trade: Steelers GM says three teams have expressed interest

One of the top-producing wide receivers of the past decade is openly available for a trade, but 28 teams have yet to inquire about the cost it would take to acquire him.

Are the 49ers one of only three teams to make a call to the Pittsburgh Steelers about the possibility of acquiring All-Pro Antonio Brown or are they in the majority? A 49ers spokesman declined comment when asked if the 49ers are among the teams to pursue trade talks.

“Teams have reached out,” Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Friday on the NFL Network. “We’ve had, I’d say, three teams that have touched base with us, and we’ll see where that grows. I think it will continue to grow.”

Brown, who turns 31 in July, has been named as a Pro Bowl player seven times in his career. He has produced six consecutive seasons with at least 101 receptions and 1,284 yards.

But Brown was also at the center of numerous off-field issues and dramas during his time with the Steelers. San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan has often talked about the importance he places on character, work ethic and a team-first mentality when paying big money to a veteran player.

Trade discussions for Brown are expected to pick up next week when decision-makers for every team converge on Indianapolis for the annual NFL Scouting Combine.

The Steelers have not made public what they expect to receive in a trade for Brown, but Colbert said his team will not part ways with Brown if the compensation does not match the quality of the player they would be losing.

“If you’re going to subtract that player from your team, you better have compensation that justifies that,” Colbert said. “And that’s what we’re seeking. The demand and the interest in a potential player like Antonio Brown being available, I think that’ll unfold over these next few weeks as teams get a better perspective of what else there is available to them and whether or not they have the cap space, whether or not he stacks favorably against potential free agents and the draft.

“It’s really an evolutionary process that really we don’t know how long it could take. We’re open to it. But, again, if it doesn’t benefit us, we won’t do it.”

[RELATED: Why 49ers can't miss on Antonio Brown or Odell Beckham Jr.]

The 49ers have a need at wide receiver, as the club is looking to add a starter in the offseason. The club is expected to decline the option on veteran wide receiver Pierre Garçon, leaving the 49ers with Marquise Goodwin, Dante Pettis, Kendrick Bourne, Trent Taylor and Richie James as its top wide receivers.

2019 NFL Draft: 49ers rewarded sixth-round compensatory pick, No. 212

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2019 NFL Draft: 49ers rewarded sixth-round compensatory pick, No. 212

The 49ers officially picked up a sixth pick for the upcoming NFL draft with the announcement of the league’s compensatory selections.

In addition to their other five draft selections, the 49ers will also receive a sixth-round selection, No. 212 overall, as part of the league’s compensatory formula, in which teams are awarded draft picks for net losses in free agency.

The league compensatory pick formula is based on salary, playing time and postseason honors.

Last offseason, the 49ers lost free agents running back Carlos Hyde, defensive end Aaron Lynch, guard Brandon Fusco, tight end Logan Paulsen and cornerback Leon Hall. In return, the 49ers signed running back Jerick McKinnon and center Weston Richburg.

The league’s collective bargaining agreement limits the number of compensatory picks each year to 32. According to the NFL, the 49ers and five other teams qualified for compensatory selections under the net loss formula but will not receive those picks because the final numerical values of the compensatory free agents who were lost by those clubs ranked Nos. 33 through 39 among the final numerical values of all compensatory selections. However, the 49ers and the other five teams receive compensatory selections for other free agents lost.

Since 1994, the 49ers have received 31 compensatory picks, ranking ninth in the NFL.

[RELATED: Why Le'Veon Bell unlikely to be right fit for 49ers in NFL free agency]

Here are the compensatory picks awarded for this year’s draft (Round, pick in round-overall pick):

3 33-96 Washington
3 34-97 New England
3 35-98 Los Angeles Rams
3 36-99 Los Angeles Rams
3 37-100 Carolina
3 38-101 New England
3 39-102 Baltimore
4 33-135 Indianapolis
4 34-136 Dallas
4 35-137 Atlanta
4 36-138 Philadelphia
5 33-171 New York Giants
5 34-172 Atlanta
5 35-173 Washington
6 33-205 New England
6 34-206 Washington
6 35-207 Arizona
6 36-208 Philadelphia
6 37-209 Minnesota
6 38-210 Cincinnati
6 39-211 Cincinnati
6 40-212 San Francisco
6 41-213 Cincinnati
6 42-214 Kansas City
7 33-247 Minnesota
7 34-248 Arizona
7 35-249 Arizona
7 36-250 Minnesota
7 37-251 Los Angeles Rams
7 38-252 New England
7 39-253 Washington
7 40-254 Arizona

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49ERS 2019 DRAFT PICKS
1. First round: No. 2 overall
2. Second round: No. 4 in round; No. 36 overall
3. Third round: No. 3 in the round; No. 67 overall
4. Fourth round: No. 2 in the round; No. 104 overall
5. Sixth round: No. 3 in the round; No. 176 overall
6. Sixth round: No. 40 in round; No. 212 overall

*Fifth-round pick traded to Detroit for G Laken Tomlinson, 2017
*Seventh-round pick traded to Cleveland for T Shon Coleman, 2018