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Ahmad Brooks

Ahmad Brooks - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 259 lbs.
Birthday 03/14/1984
Birthplace Fairfax, VA
College Virginia
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 3rd round, None pick by Bengals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
47 2 1

Former 49ers DL Elam passes away at 60

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
Former 49ers DL Cleveland Elam, a two-time Pro Bowler, passed away on July 12 at age 60, the club said Wednesday.

Deadline passes for signing franchised players to long-term deals

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Several players will have to play 2012 under the franchise tender after the deadline for signing long-term extensions passed.

49ers' Smith can't win 'em all ... over

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Alex Smith has had to check his ego a few times this offseason, and yet he could be what separates the 49ers from a Super Bowl or not.

Report: 49ers OLB Smith suffers minor injuries in stabbing

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
49ers OLB Aldon Smith is recovering from reportedly being stabbed at a house party near San Jose, Calif. on Saturday morning.

County pulls $30 million in 49ers stadium funding

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
A California county has surprised both the 49ers and city of Santa Clara leaders by pulling $30 million in tax funds from the new 49ers stadium.

Best NFL defense: Seahawks or 49ers?

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

49ers sign first-round WR Jenkins

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed first-round WR A.J. Jenkins, the team announced Wednesday, which rounds out their draft class.

49ers like what they've seen from CB Cox

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
We hear the 49ers are pleasantly surprised with free-agent CB Perrish Cox, who has excelled at both nickel and corner.

49ers release LS Pontbriand

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The 49ers released veteran LS Ryan Pontbriand, the team announced on Friday.

Best NFL defense: 49ers or Eagles?

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Moss showing off star power for Niners

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Sources on the Bay Area scene agree that Randy Moss couldn’t be making a better impression in the early stages of the Niners’ offseason.

Niners' defense sharpening focus, aiming high

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
Could the 49ers' defense, one of the NFL's best a season ago, get even better?

Betting public buying into Niners

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The 49ers are getting bet more than any other club to win Super Bowl XLVII at one major Nevada sportsbook chain, writes Mike Wilkening. 

Harbaugh: 49ers didn't pursue Manning

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 1:41 a.m. ET
Jim Harbaugh says the 49ers, contrary to perception, never pursued Peyton Manning to become the 49ers’ quarterback in 2012.

NFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Seahawks WR Sidney Rice.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 29, 2012
Brooks signed a six-year, $44.5 million contract extension with San Francisco on Tuesday that will take him through the 2017 season and keep one of the NFL's best linebacker units intact. The deal is worth $17.5 million guaranteed, said his agent, Greg Williams.||||||| Brooks emerged as a regular starter for the first time in his six-year NFL career last season. Along with All-Pro inside linebackers Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman and sensational rookie Aldon Smith at the other outside spot, Brooks helped the 49ers win the NFC West behind one of the league's best defenses. San Francisco allowed only 14.3 points per game, second only to Pittsburgh at 14.2.
Posted Aug. 24, 2010
Singletary said he didn't think Brooks, who suffered a lacerated kidney in practice Aug. 6, would miss any of the regular season.||||||| Brooks has been cleared for running, lifting and light exercise with no contact, but he did not practice.
Posted April 02, 2010
The San Francisco have signed Brooks to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal Friday. Brooks had received a second-round tender but was able to reach a longer-term deal to stay in San Francisco.||||||| Brooks set a career-high last season with six sacks and tied the franchise record for forced fumbles by a linebacker with four. Brooks entered the league as a third-round pick by Cincinnati in the 2006 supplemental draft. He started seven games in two seasons with the Bengals before being released in 2008.
Posted Aug. 31, 2009
Brooks had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Monday to remove a small bone fragment, a procedure that likely will keep him out of San Francisco's season opener Sept. 13, at Arizona.||||||| Brooks had an MRI exam on his knee late Sunday and it was determined he needed surgery, which was done at nearby Stanford University. He is likely to be sidelined two or three weeks. Brooks, a fourth-year pro in his second season with San Francisco, is a backup outside linebacker to Parys Haralson. He wasn't active for any games last season.
Posted Nov. 23, 2008
The 49ers declared Brooks inactive for their game against Dallas on Sunday.||||||| Brooks has not played this season after being acquired off waivers on Aug. 31.

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