The Green Bay Packers signed LB Ahmad Brooks on Sept. 3, 2017.
(uh-MAHD) Brooks, 6-foot-3, 259 pounds, is an 11th-year player out of the University of Virginia who has been selected to a Pro Bowl (2013) and twice named second-team All-Pro by The Associated Press (2012-13). He originally was selected in the third round of the 2006 NFL Supplemental Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. Brooks played two seasons with the Bengals (2006-07) before joining the San Francisco 49ers, where he played from 2008-16. He has played in 133 regular-season games with 99 starts, registering 493 tackles (345 solo), 53.5 sacks, 12 forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, 30 passes defensed and three interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown. Brooks has started all eight postseason contests he has played in and recorded 45 tackles (30 solo), 6.5 sacks, three passes defensed and a forced fumble.