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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

49ers 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Niners fans are hoping that new head coach Jim Harbaugh will bring the success to the Bay Area that former coach Mike Singletary was unable to achieve during his brief tenure.

49ers thin at QB after cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced their cuts on Saturday, with the most noteworthy player let go being No. 3 QB Josh McCown. 

Dixon scores twice in 49ers' win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
Anthony Dixon capped San Francisco's first two drives with 1-yard touchdown runs and the 49ers beat the San Diego Chargers 20-17 Thursday night.

Report: Gore agrees to three-year extension

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
RB Frank Gore agreed to a three-year extension with the 49ers on Tuesday, Pro Football Talk first reported.

49ers activate WR Crabtree from PUP list

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The 49ers activated WR Michael Crabtree from the physically-unable-to-perform list, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.

Schaub recovers from interception to lead Texans

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:40 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub recovered after an early interception, leading the Texans on scoring drives in each of their next three series in a 30-7 exhibition rout of the rebuilding 49ers on Saturday night.

Bengals acquire Mays from 49ers

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Bengals have acquired S Taylor Mays from the 49ers in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice.

Report: 49ers-Raiders preseason game to be stopped

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Following a violent incident last Saturday outside Candlestick Park, the 49ers and Raiders will stop playing their annual preseason game.

Two men shot after Raiders-49ers game

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 2:02 a.m. ET
Two men were shot in the parking lot of Candlestick Park after the Raiders-49ers game Saturday night, according to San Francisco police.

Smith, 49ers show mixed results in win over Raiders

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw for 126 yards and an interception in Jim Harbaugh's home debut, a 17-3 preseason victory by San Francisco over cross-bay rival Oakland.

49ers add QB depth, sign McCown

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
The 49ers are no longer in the market for a third-string quarterback after reaching an agreement on Wednesday with QB Josh McCown.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:25 p.m. ET
Can veteran Alex Smith hold off rookie Colin Kaepernick in the battle for the Niners' starting QB job? That's one of the juicy story lines in the NFC West as PFW looks at all four teams.

Report: Culpepper close to signing with 49ers

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
Former Vikings and Lions QB Daunte Culpepper worked out with the 49ers on Monday, and he's likely to join the team, Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reported.

Strong defense catalyst for Saints' rout

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
New Orleans recorded six sacks and RB Mark Ingram rushed for a 14-yard TD as the Saints defeated the visiting 49ers 24-3 on Friday.

Goldson good bet to remain 49ers' FS starter

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Our 49ers sources put the odds that Dashon Goldson will retain the starting role at free safety after signing a new one-year contract at "about 70 percent."

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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