Ahmad Brooks RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ahmad Brooks doesn’t play after missing a meeting during the week

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this season, the 49ers benched linebacker Ahmad Brooks during a game because he took issue with the team’s plan for him to split time with other players. On Sunday against the Raiders, Brooks found himself lashed to the bench again. Coach Jim Harbaugh said after the game that Brooks..." December 08

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    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    Ahmad Brooks: "I did not take myself out of the game. But words said by me could not be taken back, so they decided to not put me back in."

  • 49ers' Harbaugh: Issues with Ahmad Brooks have been 'addressed'

    The Score "San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh doesn't have much to say about linebacker Ahmad Brooks' self-imposed benching in the second half of Sunday's victory over the New York Giants. "Yes, we've addressed it and had those conversations," Harbaugh said on Monday as relayed by ESPN's Paul..." November 17

  • 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks, upset with playing time, benches himself against Giants

    Fox Sports "San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks wasn't benched on Sunday. Rather, he benched himself. A source told FOX Sports that Brooks was upset with the coaches' decision to take reps away from him and give them to Aldon Smith and Aaron Lynch during the team's 16-10 victory over the New York..." November 17

  • Extension imminent? Brooks restructures to create $2M in space

    San Francisco Chronicle "In a move that could foreshadow an extension for one of his teammates, 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks has restructured his contract. The tweaking of Brooks’ deal created $2 million in salary cap space in 2014, OverTheCap.com first reported. The 49ers are $9.9 million under the salary..." July 30

  • Ahmad Brooks wins appeal on Drew Brees hit

    Pro Football Talk "Even though the NFL said the call on the field was the “absolutely correct call,” it’s at least a free one. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks won his appeal of his $15,750 fine for hitting Saints quarterback Drew Brees a month ago. Brooks appealed..." December 27

  • 49ers Ahmad Brooks says RG3 shouldn't play

    CSN Washington "Coming off back-to-back poor performances, and in the midst of a sophomore slump, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has not looked as good this season as he did in his sensational rookie year. And San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks thinks he knows why. Asked about RG3 after the..." November 26

  • Report: Ahmad Brooks won't accept money from Ray Lewis, Tedy Bruschi to pay for fine

    Fox Sports "Future Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis was so infuriated by the controversial penalty on 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks on Sunday, that he even offered to pay half of any potential fine. Former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi offered to help as well. But Brooks doesn’t seem to want their..." November 22

  • NFL looking at Ahmad Brooks' hit on Drew Brees

    ESPN.com "The NFL is reviewing San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks for possible discipline for his illegal hit on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, a blow that seemed a textbook example of the league rule prohibiting defensive players from hitting the quarterback in the head and neck, a..." November 20

  • Ahmad Brooks fined $16K for hit on Brees

    CSN Bay Area "The NFL reportedly fined 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks $16,000 for his controversial roughing-the-passer penalty against New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Sunday. Dean Blandino, the NFL's vice president of officiating, said on Tuesday that referee Tony Corrente made the correct call..." November 20

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    ESPN analyst Ray Lewis: "I will see Ahmad on Monday and I will have a check in hand for half of the fine."

  • No charges to be filed against 49ers' Ahmad Brooks

    Sacramento Bee "The Santa Clara County District Attorney has decided not to pursue charges against 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks, who had been accused of beating teammate Lamar Divens repeatedly over the head with a Heineken bottle last month. District attorney Jeff Rosen concluded there was not enough evidence..." July 18

  • Authorities: Ahmad Brooks arrest warrant filed in error

    NFL.com "A warrant for the arrest of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was filed in error, Santa Clara County Assistant District Attorney Karyn Sinunu-Towery told NFL.com and NFL Network on Wednesday. "It was a complete fumble on our part," she said. That fumble concerns an application..." July 04

  • 49ers' Ahmad Brooks could be charged in alleged attack on teammate at San Jose home

    San Jose Mercury News "A warrant for the arrest of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks on charges he assaulted a teammate has been put on hold amid a debate in the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office over whether Brooks should be charged with a felony or a misdemeanor -- or not at all. The controversy..." July 03

  • DA weighs whether to seek 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks' arrest on assault charges

    San Jose Mercury News "A warrant for the arrest of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks on charges he assaulted a teammate has been put on hold amid a debate in the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office over whether Brooks should be charged with a felony or a misdemeanor -- or not at all. The..." July 03