Ahmad Brooks, Packers Reportedly Agree to Contract After 8 Years with 49ers


San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks (55) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

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Linebacker Ahmad Brooks will reportedly sign with the Green Bay Packers to provide a boost to their pass-rush for the 2017 season. 

Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Brooks’ deal with the Packers is for one year and can be worth up to $5 million.

Brooks was a surprise cut by the San Francisco 49ers on Aug. 25. He was the longest-tenured defensive player on the roster after being claimed off waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals in 2008. 

The 33-year-old Brooks had been a reliable edge-rusher…

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