The alleged assault occurred in a San Francisco hotel room last Sunday.
Atlanta defensive end John Abraham is starting Sunday after he was limited through the practice week with a sore left ankle. Defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux, who was questionable with a shoulder injury, also is starting.
Among the 49ers' inactive players are linebacker Cam Johnson and safety Trenton Robinson. Running back Frank Gore (knee) and linebackers Patrick Willis (shoulder) and Aldon Smith (shoulder) are starting.