Found February 29, 2012 on Players View:
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 29 — The San Francisco 49ers have begun the process of locking up the core players that will define the unit that they hope will return then to their championship glory. Yesterday they completed a six-year contract extension with Linebacker Ahmad Brooks. The direct terms of the deal were not made available by the team. According to ESPN, the deal is valued at $44.5 million dollars. Brooks was nothing short of a beast last year racking up 50 tackles and seven sacks. The number is extremely valuable when you count in the fact that he plays next to Pro Bowler Patrick Willis. It’s not as cut and dry as many would think as a lot of us have forgotten the devil-may-care attitude that Brooks displayed as part of the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals drafted him in the third round and hoped that they would get the player that Brooks is becoming now. Chalk it up to a man becoming more mature or a player getting set within the right system. Whatever the case, at 28, Brooks is in the prime of his career.  With Willis and  the rookie phenomenon Aldon Smith  at the other OLB spot, the 49ers defense is positioned themselves to perhaps become one of the greatest defenses in the league. Now that this deal is done, heads in the Bay Area will look to the franchise to take care of Quarterback Alex Smith. Stay tuned.

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  The San Francisco 49ers locked in linebacker Ahmad Brooks Tuesday through to the 2017 season when the organization signed him to a six-year contract extension worth $44.5 million, with $17.5 million guaranteed. “Thank you. It feels great to be here with the organization that gave me the chance to go out there and showcase my ability,” said Brooks at his press conference Tuesday...

49ers sign Brooks to six-year deal

Linebacker Ahmad Brooks has signed a six-year contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers taking him through the 2017 season. Brooks emerged as a regular starter for the first time in his six-year NFL career last season with the NFC West champion 49ers, who lost in overtime of the NFC championship game to the eventual Super Bowl champion New York Giants. The 27-year-old Brooks...

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According to, the San Francisco 49ers signed linebacker Ahmad Brooks to a six-year contract worth roughly $7 million per season. Brooks started every game in the 2011 season and recoded 50 tackles and 7 sacks and one forced fumble.  

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Ahmad 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.

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The 49ers defense has a lot of free agents and a lot of roster holes heading into the offseason. They can now cross one problem off their list. The team announced that outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks reached a six-year deal with the club on Tuesday.  The former third-round supplemental pick by the Bengals has played in…

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The fat contract awarded Ahmad Brooks sends a message the 49ers are willing to pay to keep their top players scheduled to become free agents later this month. But are they willing to pay the top dollar that will be commanded by cornerback Carlos Rogers to remain with the team? Or should the Niners let the Pro Bowler go to see what he’s worth on the open market? We take a look at both sides.

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