Ahmad Brooks pulls down $44.5 million, 6-year extension

49ers linebacker cashes in Brad Biggs

Print This February 28, 2012, 03:11 PM EST

That didn’t take long.

It was reported that Ahmad Brooks was nearing a long-term extension with the San Francisco 49ers. Now, Brooks has that shiny, new deal. According to Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News, Brooks received a $44.5 million, six-year extension. The deal includes $17.5 million guaranteed.

With Brooks locked up now the 49ers can turn their attention to players like quarterback Alex Smith and cornerback Carlos Rogers, who are also seeking contract extensions.

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