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Mon, 07 Jul 2008 16:29:10 -0700
Updating a previous report, The Associated Press reports former San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley settled his civil suit with Officer Aaron Mansker for $5.5 million.
Wed, 02 Jul 2008 11:11:34 -0700
NBC 7/39 in San Diego reports former San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley settled his civil suit with Officer Aaron Mansker and the city of Coronado, Calif. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
Fri, 06 Jun 2008 09:32:27 -0700
The Associated Press reports former NFL LB Steve Foley was charged with a felony after his dogs bit a woman and killed her puppy. Foley surrendered Wednesday, June 4, and was released on a $10,000 bond, according to sheriff's spokeswoman Terriann Carlson. Foley was indicted by a grand jury, accusing him of failing to secure the dogs. If convicted, the felony charge could result in two to 10 years in prison, according to Foley's lawyer, Paul Nugent.
Wed, 08 Aug 2007 07:19:55 -0700
Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the San Diego Chargers have filed a grievance seeking to recover nearly $4 million in bonuses paid to former LB Steve Foley. In the grievance, the Chargers will attempt to recoup a $1.25 million signing bonus paid to Foley in 2004 when he signed with the club as an unrestricted free agent, and roster bonuses of $1.65 million and $875,000 paid in 2005 and 2006, respectively.
Thu, 03 May 2007 16:30:31 -0700
The Associated Press reports unrestricted free-agent LB Steve Foley (Chargers) has plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of driving with a blood-alcohol level above the state's legal limit. Foley is to pay $1,756 and was sentenced to five years probation.
Thu, 01 Mar 2007 13:46:08 -0800
ESPNews reports the San Diego Chargers have released LB Steve Foley.
Fri, 02 Feb 2007 23:40:30 -0800
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (leg, hip) said he thinks his career might be over after getting shot by an off-duty policeman. "I don't want to count anything out or rule myself out, but it's a reality that I won't be able to play again, period," Foley said. Foley was shot in the left leg, hip and hand, which required several surgeries. He said he suffered severe nerve damage in his leg and has lost 50 pounds. Doctors told Foley it could take a year or more for the nerve damage to heal. He can move around on his own, but he has trouble walking and performing other activities. "If I sit down for a short period of time, my leg will stiffen up, my ankle will stiffen up and it makes it even that much more difficult to move around. There's a lot of nerve damage. That's what I'm dealing with, is nerve pain. I'm not able to get around like I normally would be," Foley added.
Wed, 31 Jan 2007 17:36:07 -0800
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley is suing the city of Coronado, Calif., and the off-duty police officer, Aaron Mansker, who shot Foley three times during an incident on Sept. 3, 2006. Foley is accusing Mansker of negligence and excessive force in the civil suit. The amount Foley is seeking from Mansker and the city has not been specified.
Tue, 16 Jan 2007 17:04:14 -0800
John Clayton, of ESPN, reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (leg, hand) is looking to return to the field for the 2007 season.
Wed, 25 Oct 2006 07:06:25 -0700
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports the San Diego Chargers will wait until the end of the season before deciding whether to recoup LB Steve Foley's 2006 roster bonus of $875,000. Foley was put on the Reserve: Non-Football Injury list after being shot by an off-duty police officer. Under terms of the league's collective bargaining agreement, the Chargers are withholding all of Foley's 2006 salary of $775,000 and have the right to recoup Foley's roster bonus as well.
Tue, 17 Oct 2006 06:55:06 -0700
The North County Times reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley pleaded not guilty Monday, Oct. 16, to misdemeanor DUI charges stemming from a confrontation with an off-duty police officer.
Thu, 12 Oct 2006 10:08:35 -0700
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley was charged with drunken driving stemming from a confrontation in September with an off-duty Coronado police officer that resulted in Foley being shot three times. Police said Foley, who had been partying in downtown San Diego, had a blood-alcohol level of .233 percent, nearly three times California's legal limit of .08. Foley has been arrested at least five times since 1999, including cases that police say involved alcohol and confrontations with officers. Foley has a scheduled arraignment Oct. 18, but he is not required to attend. His lawyer can enter a plea for him.
Fri, 22 Sep 2006 22:14:10 -0700
The Associated Press reports San Diego Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Fraser issued a gag order Friday, Sept. 22 to prevent any public discussions on the aspects of the case involving the woman who was with San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (gunshot) when he was shot. The gag ruling followed leaks of investigators' tapes, photographs and documents. It will prohibit attorneys, investigators and parties in the case from speaking to media representatives.
Sat, 16 Sep 2006 10:59:26 -0700
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (leg, hand) told the off-duty police officer who shot him multiple times, "You're trying to end my career, man," according to a sheriff's department record. Foley will miss the entire 2006 season after he was shot Sept. 3, following a traffic stop.
Thu, 14 Sep 2006 13:46:32 -0700
The Associated Press reports prosecutors in the case against San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley believe the linebacker may have been in a steroid-induced rage when he was shot Sunday, Sept. 3, by an off-duty police officer. While there is no evidence of Foley using steroids, prosecutors wish to test his blood due to his history of problems with law enforcement. "His history of aggressive and even violent contact with law enforcement indicates the possibility of more than mere alcohol involvement," wrote criminal investigator Dan Nordell. "(Steroids) can cause erratic behavior in those that use them. This has been given names like 'roid rage for the uncontrollable outbursts and violence experienced by some users."
Thu, 14 Sep 2006 09:26:38 -0700
Associated Press reports authorities are seeking drunk driving charges against San Diego Chargers OLB Steve Foley (leg, hand). Investigators have recommended prosecutors charge Foley with misdemeanor DUI, the San Diego County District Attorney's office confirmed. Charges have not been filed as of yet.
Tue, 12 Sep 2006 15:01:53 -0700
San Diego Chargers OLB Steve Foley's (leg, hand) agent, David Levine, released a press release noting Foley remains hospitalized and in fair condition. He has been in intensive care and is recovering from gunshot wounds suffered when he was shot by an off-duty Coronado police officer Sept. 3. Foley was shot three times, twice in the back of the left leg and once in the outside of his left thigh. He also has what is believed to be a gun shot wound to his right hand. Foley is currently directing his efforts towards recovering from his injuries and will respond at an appropriate time to questions surrounding the situation. As previously reported, he is out for the remainder of the 2006 season.
Sun, 10 Sep 2006 08:38:23 -0700
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports some of the San Diego Chargers players are protesting the team's decision to not pay LB Steve Foley (gunshot) after he was shot three times by an off-duty police officer. The team placed him on the reserve/non-football injury list which will cause him to forfeit $775,000 in salary.
Thu, 07 Sep 2006 17:50:04 -0700
The Associated Press reports Coronado police officer Aaron Mansker felt "trapped" in a suburban cul-de-sac without backup when he shot San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley. Mansker decided to stop his pursuit of Foley when no one responded to his calls for help, but he found himself blocked in a dead-end street where Foley lives. Sheriff's deputies arrived around a minute after the shooting, according to San Diego Deputy District Attorney Jim Koerber. Koerber told the judge, "At this time, the officer was trapped."
Wed, 06 Sep 2006 09:32:26 -0700
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley was apparently unarmed when shot and wounded by an off-duty police officer during a traffic stop Sept. 3. "To my knowledge, I don't believe Foley did have a weapon, even though I was told he reached into his waistband with his right hand," San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Dennis Brugos said. "I don't know what was in his mind. We did not recover a weapon." There remains no official word as to Foley's condition, although Foley's agent described him as stable.
Tue, 05 Sep 2006 11:03:19 -0700
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith, though would not comment specifically on the condition of LB Steve Foley (gun shot wounds), did acknowledge that Foley's suspect off-the-field behavior throughout his career has been an issue Foley and the Chargers have discussed in the past. Foley was enrolled in an NFL alcohol-treatment program following several incidents in 1999 and 2000 while as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals. "I am not happy about the off-the-field incidents," Smith said. "Steve and I have had discussions in the past. I am confident in the future we will have a discussion. But right now, at this point in time, Steve's health is the most important thing." Foley will forfeit his $775,000 salary for this season because his injuries were not related to playing football.
Mon, 04 Sep 2006 13:30:24 -0700
The San Diego Chargers announced Monday, Sept. 4, that they have placed LB Steve Foley (gunshot) on the reserve/non-football injury list and will miss the remainder of the 2006 season.
Sun, 03 Sep 2006 22:43:02 -0700
Jay Paris, of the North County Times, reports San Diego Chargers LB Shaun Phillips will replace LB Steve Foley (gunshot). The Chargers are uncertain how long Foley will be out. While Phillips expects to be an every-down player, another option for the team is to use LB Carlos Polk on running plays and Phillips on passing situations.
Sun, 03 Sep 2006 18:57:44 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley's agent, David Levine, told The Associated Press that Foley was shot three times and had surgery for wounds to his leg, arm and chest. "He's out of danger at this point," Levine said. Sheriff's officials wouldn't say how many times Foley was shot. Coronado police also declined to give any information about the off-duty officer. "All we're worried about is that he's OK," Chargers' head coach Marty Schottenheimer told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.
Sun, 03 Sep 2006 16:07:22 -0700
The San Diego Chargers have released the following statement regarding LB Steve Foley: "We have confirmed that LB Steve Foley was shot early this morning. We'll try to provide more information as it becomes available. Right now all of our thoughts are with Steve."
Sun, 03 Sep 2006 14:07:56 -0700
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley was shot near his home early Sunday morning, Sept. 3, following a traffic stop by an off-duty city of Coronado police officer. Foley's injuries are not believed to be life threatening. Early in the morning, the off-duty officer started following a suspected drunk driver in the area of northbound Highway 163 and Highway 52. After stopping at a red light, the off-duty officer pulled beside Foley, identified himself as a police officer, and ordered him to pull over, but Foley drove away. The off-duty officer followed Foley to a cul-de-sac in Poway, where he lives. Foley got out of the car and started walking toward the officer, while his female passenger drove the car alongside him, sheriff's homicide Lt. Dennis Brugos said. The officer identified himself again and then fired a warning shot into the bushes. Foley reached into his pants with his right hand as he approached the officer and the officer fired at the suspect. Foley acknowledged he'd been shot, Brugos said, but continued to move toward the officer, who fired again. Foley then fell to the ground. Brugos said it was unclear whether Foley was armed.
Mon, 24 Apr 2006 10:50:31 -0700
Jay Paris, of the North County Times, reports the San Diego Chargers linebacker position is very much up in the air after recent developments. LBs Steve Foley and Shaun Phillips were both recently arrested while the team has let it be known LB Donnie Edwards is available via trade. While the team's starters for this year are in place barring some trades, the depth at the inside linebacker position long term is something the team needs to address.
Fri, 21 Apr 2006 13:34:41 -0700
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley was arrested early Friday, April 21, on suspicion of resisting arrest, battery on a police officer and being drunk in public after an altercation on a University City street, police said. Detective Gary Hassen that when officers contacted Foley, he tried to drive off. The officers attempted to detain him for questioning and a struggle began, Hassen said. The officers told Foley he was not free to leave, Hassen said. He said they also smelled alcohol on him.
Fri, 14 Apr 2006 06:42:57 -0700
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdomen) said rest has done him good and he is 100 percent recovered from the abdominal strain that bothered him the second half of last season.
Tue, 03 Jan 2006 14:46:31 -0800
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdomen) said Monday, Jan. 2, that he was not close to full strength when he returned to start the final six games of the regular season. "I'm really looking forward to the offseason," said Foley. "I can get healed."
Fri, 02 Dec 2005 14:13:56 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (neck) practiced Friday, Dec. 2, and is expected to play during Week 13.
Thu, 01 Dec 2005 15:57:37 -0800
San Diego Chargers OLB Steve Foley (abdomen) practiced Thursday, Dec. 1, and is questionable for Week 13. Foley could play in Week 13.
Wed, 30 Nov 2005 16:22:37 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdomen) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 30, and is questionable for Week 13. Foley is likely to play.
Mon, 28 Nov 2005 09:56:32 -0800
San Diego Chargers OLB Steve Foley (neck) is ready to play during Week 13.
Fri, 25 Nov 2005 18:49:05 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdomen) practiced Friday, Nov. 25, and is expected to play Week 12.
Fri, 25 Nov 2005 10:40:31 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdomen) practiced Friday, Nov. 25, and is questionable for Week 12.
Thu, 24 Nov 2005 12:48:47 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdominal) practiced Thursday, Nov. 24, and should play Week 12. However, he remains questionable on the team's injury report.
Wed, 23 Nov 2005 17:23:16 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdominal) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 23, and should play Week 12.
Wed, 23 Nov 2005 15:51:37 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdomen) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 23, and is questionable for Week 12.
Mon, 21 Nov 2005 15:00:02 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdominal) will try to practice Wednesday, Nov. 23 and might be able to go in Week 12.
Sun, 20 Nov 2005 12:31:43 -0800
The San Diego Chargers have declared QB A.J. Feeley, LB Ben Leber, OT Cory Lekkerkerker, DL Derreck Robinson, OT Roman Oben, TE Ryan Krause, LB Steve Foley, WR Vincent Jackson inactive for Week 11.
Fri, 18 Nov 2005 14:12:45 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdomen) practiced Friday, Nov. 18, and is questionable for Week 11. Foley is expected to play.
Thu, 17 Nov 2005 16:00:24 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdominal) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 17 and remains between questionable and doubtful for Week 11. If Foley can't go, he would be replaced by LB Shaun Phillips.
Wed, 16 Nov 2005 17:07:41 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdominal) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 16, and likely between doubtful and questionable for Week 11. LB Shaun Phillips would replace Foley if he can not play.
Mon, 14 Nov 2005 15:34:36 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdominal strain) did not practice Monday, Nov. 14, and is between doubtful and questionable for Week 11.
Mon, 07 Nov 2005 17:10:09 -0800
San Diego Chargers OLB Steve Foley (abdominal) will not practice Wednesday, Nov. 9, and the team is unsure of his Week 11 status.
Sun, 06 Nov 2005 09:20:59 -0800
The San Diego Chargers have declared QB A.J. Feeley, FB Andrew Pinnock, C Nick Hardwick, LB Randall Godfrey, OT Roman Oben, TE Ryan Krause, LB Steve Foley inactive for Week 9.
Fri, 04 Nov 2005 12:29:15 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdomen) did not practice Friday, Nov. 4, and is questionable for Week 9. Foley is not expected to play.
Thu, 03 Nov 2005 16:25:57 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdominal) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 3 and is listed as questionable for Week 9. If Foley were unable to play, LB Shaun Phillips would replace him.
Wed, 02 Nov 2005 17:08:27 -0800
San Diego Chargers LB Steve Foley (abdominal) is questionable for Week 9 and did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 2.