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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

NFC West Spin cycle: Kaepernick teams up with 'D' to keep Niners hot

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
The 49ers remained hot, the Rams rebounded with a win, the Seahawks shot themselves in the foot and the Cardinals kept losing in Week 12.

Brooks looking like a beast for 49ers

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
After signing a new six-year, $44.5 million deal this offseason, we hear LOLB Ahmad Brooks is about to prove himself extremely worthy of his substantial payhike.

49ers raise eyebrows with Brooks re-signing

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
Not too many, if any, team insiders would have predicted that OLB Ahmad Brooks would end up being the team's first unrestricted free agent to re-sign.

49ers, OLB Brooks reach six-year extension

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
OLB Ahmad Brooks, who started all 16 games for the 49ers last season, agreed to a six-year extension with the team.

Seahawks determined to re-sign Bryant

Posted Feb. 18, 2012 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
While free-agent RB Marshawn Lynch is certainly a keeper, Seattle will also go out of its way to bring back DE Red Bryant, according to NFC Whispers.

Draft Dose: Recent supplemental draft picks

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
While most of the action occurs in April at Radio City Music Hall, there is another draft held by the NFL. We take a quick look at some of the most recent supplemental draft selections.

Players' inability to maintain success a problem for Niners

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Shaking their heads after the Niners' latest disappointing loss in San Diego, sources on the scene believe perhaps the most disturbing aspect of this year's team is the full-scale lack of progress that has been shown by a host ...

Pair of fines for Favre hits

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
The NFL announced fines for Week Eight, including a pair for hits on Brett Favre.

Niners' OLB competition will be worth watching

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
The most intriguing position to watch in the 49ers' training camp probably will be left outside linebacker, where incumbent Manny Lawson could have his work cut out for him holding off up-and-comer Ahmad Brooks.

49ers re-sign LB Brooks

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Friday that they have signed LB Ahmad Brooks to a two-year contract.

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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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