Ahmad Brooks signs 6-year extension

Feb 28, 2012 at 12:19 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers announced today that linebacker Ahmad Brooks has signed a 6-year extension with the team that will keep him with the 49ers through the 2017.

Brooks joined the 49ers in 2008 when the team claimed him off of waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals.

In 2011, Brooks started all 16 regular season games and the two postseason games. He had 59 tackles, 7 sacks and a forced fumble.

Brooks is 27-years old and is from Fairfax, VA.

According to Brooks' agent, the deal is for $44.5 million overall with $17.5 million guaranteed.





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