Police question 49ers' Michael Crabtree in sexual assault case

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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree voluntarily met with police in their investigation into an alleged sexual assault in a hotel after the team’s playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers last weekend, his attorney said Saturday.

“Michael fully cooperated with the inspectors and will continue to do so throughout this investigation,” the attorney, Joshua Bentley, said in a brief statement emailed to The Associated Press.

Bentley provided no additional details and had no further comment.

The 49ers said Crabtree made the trip to Atlanta. The team referred all other questions about the matter to Crabtree’s attorney.

This season, Crabtree became the first San Francisco wide receiver to log more than 1,000 yards in a season since Terrell Owens in 2003. He had a career-best 1,105 yards receiving, including a single-game high 172 yards on eight receptions in a win over Arizona.

COLTS: Offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton is eager to get started.

Just minutes after Indianapolis made the hiring official Saturday, Hamilton told reporters he was eager to reunite with three of his former pupils at Stanford – quarterback Andrew Luck, tight end Coby Fleener and receiver Griff Whalen.

Hamilton replaces Bruce Arians, who was hired as Arizona’s head coach Thursday.

Fleener told reporters during a conference call he doesn’t expect the offense to be an exact replica of what Hamilton used at Stanford.

Different players and different hash marks on the field are just two things that could create changes. But Fleener does believe the three ex-Stanford players’ knowledge of the offense may make the transition easier.

BILLS: Hired Pat Morris to be their offensive line coach.

He became one of the final additions to Doug Marrone’s staff.

Morris has 15 years of NFL experience –the most on Marrone’s newly assembled staff. He spent the 2011 season coaching the same position with Tampa Bay.


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