Greg Williams, the agent for 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks said his client will not play Sunday against the New York Giants after his 40-year-old sister, Casandra, died from lupus, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Casandra Brooks died on Wednesday. Brooks left the 49ers to be with his sister, but didn’t make it to her home outside of New Orleans before she passed away.
Williams said Brooks is now in New Orleans, grieving with his family.
The funeral will be early next week. Brooks is expected to return to San Francisco and be ready to play Oct. 18 against the Ravens.