Monday, March 24, 2008

Niners Lose 5th, Swap 3rds

Looks like this tampering charge wasn't as ridiculous as the 49er brass would of had you believe. According to ESPN Sportscenter, the NFL has found the 49ers guilty of tampering on Bears linebacker Lance Briggs.

The team must forfeit their 5th round draft choice, and swap 3rd rounders with the Bears. That moves them down 5 spots in the third round. Here is the story according to the Chicago Tribune.