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    49ers Ahmad Brooks Signs 6-year Extension

    The San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed LB [URL="http://www.49ers.com/team/roster/ahmad-brooks/f721f9db-d51e-4ab5-9b23-b1dcf7c4f12f/"]Ahmad Brooks[/URL] to a six-year contract extension through the 2017 season.

    Brooks (6-3, 259) originally joined the 49ers when he was claimed off waivers from Cincinnati on 8/31/08. Despite not seeing the field in 2008, Brooks went on to play in 45 games (17 starts) over the next three seasons, and recorded 115 tackles, 18.0 sacks, six forced fumbles and one interception. His 18.0 sacks rank second on the team over that span (DT [URL="http://www.49ers.com/team/roster/justin-smith/2f5e04a5-02bd-4677-9da8-7e01194b99e9/"]Justin Smith[/URL] 22.0 sacks). Brooks started all 16 games and both postseason contests last season, setting career-highs in both tackles (59) and sacks (7.0). In 2009, he set the franchise record for most forced fumbles by a linebacker in a single-season with five.

    Brooks originally entered the league as a third round selection in the 2006 supplemental draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. He was later waived by Cincinnati on 8/30/08 and claimed off waivers by San Francisco on 8/31/08. Brooks, a six-year veteran, has played in 58 games (24 starts) and has registered 169 tackles, 20.0 sacks, seven forced fumbles and one interception.

    [URL]http://www.49ers.com/news-and-events/article-2/Brooks-Signs-6-year-Extension/a2bf1c32-4749-4231-a42a-1358f9803c82[/URL]

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    C Mart, was he on the Jet radar?

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    That seems like a lot for probably the 4th best LB on the team. Not that he's a slouch but my god that linebacking corps.

    Patrick Willis
    Navarro Bowman
    Aldon Smith
    Ahmad Brooks

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    [QUOTE=Borgoguy;4378942]C Mart, was he on the Jet radar?[/QUOTE]

    I believe some here have mentioned him..No idea about the Jets FO..They won't return my calls :D

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    [QUOTE=C Mart;4378945]I believe some here have mentioned him..No idea about the Jets FO..They won't return my calls :D[/QUOTE]

    Thanks. They could use you in that front office.

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    [QUOTE=ozu;4378943]That seems like a lot for probably the 4th best LB on the team. Not that he's a slouch but my god that linebacking corps.

    Patrick Willis
    Navarro Bowman
    Aldon Smith
    Ahmad Brooks[/QUOTE]

    Simply sick.

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    [QUOTE=ozu;4378943]That seems like a lot for probably the 4th best LB on the team. Not that he's a slouch but my god that linebacking corps.

    Patrick Willis
    Navarro Bowman
    Aldon Smith
    Ahmad Brooks[/QUOTE]

    Best in the NFL. Now why weren't they interested in Bart Scott? AHAHAHAHA!

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    All they need is more dynamic QB play and a WR and that team is a contender for a long while.

    That is really a filthy LB corp - especially in the age of FA.

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    [QUOTE=crasherino;4378977]All they need is more dynamic QB play and a WR and that team is a contender for a long while.

    That is really a filthy LB corp - especially in the age of FA.[/QUOTE]

    Yes it is along with a good group of Safetys on that team they are defintely going to be tough for awhile.

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    [QUOTE=Dcat;4378953]Best in the NFL. Now why weren't they interested in Bart Scott? AHAHAHAHA![/QUOTE]

    They got every LB spot shored up for years to come. The Jets, well, we got David Harris...

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    [QUOTE=Flaming Mo;4378981]They got every LB spot shored up for years to come. The Jets, well, we got David Harris...[/QUOTE]

    You mean your not going to compare the 49ers LBs with Muaga,Berning,McIntyre :confused: :O

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    [QUOTE=GMCJETS;4378985]You mean your not going to compare the 49ers LBs with Muaga,Berning,McIntyre :confused: :O[/QUOTE]

    Well, I figured we wont be able to resign all those superstars so we really cant say we got our LB corps shored up...;)

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    [QUOTE=Flaming Mo;4378990]Well, I figured we wont be able to resign all those superstars so we really cant say we got our LB corps shored up...;)[/QUOTE]

    Ha, its amazing what some teams do as far as personnel and salary cap goes.

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    [QUOTE=ozu;4378943]That seems like a lot for probably the 4th best LB on the team. Not that he's a slouch but my god that linebacking corps.

    Patrick Willis
    Navarro Bowman
    Aldon Smith
    Ahmad Brooks[/QUOTE]
    That's a murderous unit right there. It helps also when you got guys like Justin Smith upfront. Aldon Smith justified his draft selection too.

    Jets need to nab some passrushers and D speed merchants in the draft this year. There are actually a few decent LB prospects this year, which should help

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    [QUOTE=ozu;4378943]That seems like a lot for probably the 4th best LB on the team. Not that he's a slouch but my god that linebacking corps.

    Patrick Willis
    Navarro Bowman
    Aldon Smith
    Ahmad Brooks[/QUOTE]

    A lot of what? Years? Are there any details on the contract?

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    [QUOTE=Batmans A Scientist;4379141]A lot of what? Years? Are there any details on the contract?[/QUOTE]6/$44.5m $17.5m guaranteed.

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    [QUOTE=Borgoguy;4378949]Thanks. They could use you in that front office.[/QUOTE]


    CMart is great at monitoring breaking stories and tweets. I appreciate his work in that area. But the front office? :huh:

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    [QUOTE=crasherino;4378977]All they need is more dynamic QB play and a WR and that team is a contender for a long while.

    That is really a filthy LB corp - especially in the age of FA.[/QUOTE]
    Sanchez would fit in that system very well IMO. :eek:

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    [QUOTE=Jordy;4379149]CMart is great at monitoring breaking stories and tweets. I appreciate his work in that area. But the front office? :huh:[/QUOTE]

    The guy has more brain power, and charisma, than 10 Tannendunces.

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    [QUOTE=Borgoguy;4379166]The guy has more brain power, and charisma, than 10 Tannendunces.[/QUOTE]


    Thanks Borgo!! Let Woody know..I'll give it a shot! :D

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