San Francisco 49ers
Name  Ahmad Brooks
Born  3/14/1984
Height  6-3
Weight  259
College  Virginia
1/17/2014 12:45:00 PM
Description: Niners linebacker Ahmad Brooks missed Wednesday's practice due to illness, but was back on the field Thursday, according to a San Jose Mercury report.
Insight: Brooks was never in danger of missing Sunday's game. He's the least known member of one of the league's best linebacking corps along with Patrick Willis, NaVorro Bowman and Aldon Smith.
11/20/2013 2:56:00 PM
Description: Niners linebacker Ahmad Brooks was slapped with a $15,750 fine for his hit on Drew Brees during Sunday's loss to New Orleans. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPN
Insight: The satire website, Sports Pickle, mocked the play with a headline reading "49ers stupidly sack a popular QB late, draw penalty, lose." Sadly, that mock headline wasn't far off from the truth. ESPN analysts Ray Lewis and Tedy Bruschi were so fired up about the controversial play that they offered to cover part of Brooks' fine. Time to ante up, fellas.
2/3/2010 7:55:00 PM
Description: Matt Maiocco of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports the 49ers are discussing a long-term contract for Brooks.
Insight: Brooks made an impact as a situational pass rusher late in 2009, with five sacks and five forced fumbles over the final six games. (
Questionable9/24/2009 10:30:00 AM
Description: According to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Brooks (knee) returned to practice on Wednesday.
Insight: Brooks had arthroscopic surgery in August and his status for Sunday's game against Minnesota is unknown, but the 49ers' defense can use the help against Adrian Peterson. (