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How Ahmad Brooks will impact the Packers

Earlier this week the Green Bay Packers announced the signing of two-time All-Pro linebacker Ahmad Brooks. Brooks was previously released by San Francisco on August 25, as part of the 49ers’ rebuilding process. Brooks will look to fill the pass-rusher void left by Julius Peppers who racked up 25 sacks for the Packers over a three-year span before returning to Carolina this offseason...
September 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Packers reportedly signing Ahmad Brooks for $3.5 million

Ahmad Brooks has already found a new home.A week after being released by the San Francisco 49ers, Brooks has agreed to a one-year deal with the Green Bay Packers. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says the deal is for a $3.5 million base salary, with the potential to earn up to $5 million. Brooks, 33, has been in the league since 2006. He played eight straight seasons with the Niners, racking...
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August 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Packers sign former 49ers Pro Bowler Ahmad Brooks

The Green Bay Packers made yet another rare venture into free agency on Wednesday, reportedly signing former San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl linebacker Ahmad Brooks.According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, it’s a one-year deal that could be worth up to $5 million. Brooks, 33, spent each of the past eight seasons in San Francisco prior to being released earlier in August. The former Pro...
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August 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers plan to release Pro Bowl LB Ahmad Brooks

The San Francisco 49ers’ roster overhaul under first-year general manager John Lynch is close to taking another step. According to Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee, San Francisco plans to release long-time linebacker Ahmad Brooks.“The 49ers plan to release the longest tenured player on their defense, outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks, according to multiple sources,” Barrows reported...
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August 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Don't expect too much from rebuilding 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are in it for the long haul. After spending the last couple years flapping around in the wind, the 49ers finally found a long-term plan this offseason. And it doesn’t seem that bad.New general manager John Lynch was an unorthodox hire, but so far he seems to know what he’s doing. Lynch fleeced the Chicago Bears on draft night, getting a treasure trove of picks...
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August 17, 2017  |  Discuss

John Lynch rebuilding the culture in San Francisco

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock was arrested early April 7th for a domestic violence incident. The 49ers promptly released him, and this was their full statement on the matter: “The San Francisco 49ers announced on Friday that they have released cornerback Tramaine Brock.” General Manager John Lynch sent a strong message with this move, and in the process, began the...
April 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Eric Davis: Jim Harbaugh coddled 49ers off the field

By Jesse Reed It’s no secret the San Francisco 49ers are dealing with one of the worst stretches of off-field problems in recent memory. Following the latest incident involving Ahmad Brooks, former 49ers cornerback Eric Davis, now with NFL Network, revealed Jim Harbaugh’s “coddling” approach to off-field issues could have been a big contributor to the franchise’s current issues...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald indicted for rape; Ahmad Brooks charged for sexual battery

By Larry Brown Things just got very real for a couple of football players. 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery, while former 49ers DT Ray McDonald was indicted for rape by a grand jury over an incident involving the same woman, Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday. The alleged incidents took place at a party at McDonald’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing a busy week in the NFL

The new league year, although young, has seen an unprecedented amount of movement of high-profile players in trades, as well as in free agency. Lets take a look at the biggest storylines of the new league year. New York Jets busy week In what will be his last major payday, Darrelle Revis certainly cashed in. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported the five-year, $70 million deal, including...
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Tackle football isn’t tackle football anymore

Third and two with 3:19 to play in the fourth quarter and the San Francisco 49ers leading the Saints 20-17.  Ahmad Brooks gains the edge on a five man rush and appears to sack Drew Brees causing a fumble recovered by San Francisco putting them in a great position to seal the game.   But the play didn’t end that way.  Brooks was called for a personal foul costing the 49ers the game...
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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