• Ahmad Brooks Says His Flag For Hitting Drew Brees Was "Bullshit"

    Summary of 23 articles · Updated Nov 21, 2013
    • Brooks stands by hit, says it was clean play

      Four days have passed since his he become a household NFL name and Ahmad Brooks has not backed down from defending his controversial (and game altering) hit on New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Brooks not upset by the publicity from hit on Brees

      49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks doesn’t like that he received a flag and later a fine for hitting Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the neck. But Brooks doesn’t mind the fact that the issue has given him plenty of attention. “I’m not upset,” Brooks said Th…
    • NFL Nation Says: Too much QB protection?

      Ahmad Brooks did just about everything the NFL can expect from a modern pass-rusher Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. On one of the game's most important plays, Brooks approached Drew Brees with the combination of ferocity and caution that should h…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Brooks turns down offers to help pay fine

      SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Ahmad Brooks has said thanks-but-no-thanks to Ray Lewis and Tedy Bruschi. The San Francisco 49ers linebacker has informed the two former star linebackers and current ESPN analysts that he will not accept their offer to help with hi…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Brooks will appeal his fine, won’t take money from Lewis

      When he was playing football, it was all about Ray Lewis. Now that he’s not playing, it’s still all about Ray Lewis. Lewis has found a way to keep himself almost as relevant as he was when he was playing by repeatedly vowing to pay half of the fine impo…
    • Fine Line: Ahmad Brooks was fined for his hit on Drew Brees,…

      Ahmad Brooks was fined for his hit on Drew Brees, a play that continues to raise the Niners' ire. Was it the correct call?
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • NFL fines Niners linebacker Ahmad Brooks $15,750 for personal foul hit on New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees, source says

      Drew Brees said it was obvious the hit deserved a penalty flag
      Source: nola.com
    • Ahmad Brooks' fine is excessive

      SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- On Tuesday, I wrote about the NFL’s issue on whether to fine San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks for a controversial -- and game-changing -- hit on New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees. On Wednesday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter rep…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Career high: Brees' performance goes to 11

      METAIRIE, La. – Believe it or not, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees did something last Sunday that he's never done before. He completed passes to 11 different receivers during the Saints' 23-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. According to…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • NFL VP of Officiating says 49ers’ Ahmad Brooks earned penalty for hit against Drew Brees

      While the NFL world is still debating the non-call from Monday Night Football, Dean Blandino, the NFL's vice president of officiating, said San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks’ personal foul penalty against New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Br…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Falcons' D can't bite cheese with Brees

      FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Drew Brees is going to get his yards. It's inevitable based on the high-powered New Orleans Saints' offense he orchestrates. The Atlanta Falcons have faced Brees too many times to understand how capable he is of throwing for 300-p…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Question penalty on Ahmad Brooks all you want, but not Drew Brees' toughness

      Defensive players wrongheaded to question Brees' manhood
      Source: nola.com
    • Brees: Penalty sure felt obvious to him

      METAIRIE, La. – New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees praised San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks as a “hard-nosed, clean football player” Tuesday and said he didn’t think there was anything malicious or intentional about Brooks’ hit against…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Source: NFL reviewing Brooks' hit on Brees

      The NFL is reviewing San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks for possible discipline for his illegal hit on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • First Down/Fourth Down: Ahmad Brooks bemoans critical penalty call against Drew Brees

      The controversial penalty that could alter the landscape in the NFC. That and more Week 11 highs, lows.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • 49ers' Brooks fumes over flag on Brees hit

      San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was fuming Sunday after he was called for a roughing the passer penalty that negated a Drew Brees fumble that could have sealed a victory over the New Orleans Saints.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Who you calling short? Drew Brees called 'a 5-foot quarterback' by complaining Niners linebacker

      There was lots of frustration -- some might call it whining -- in the San Francisco 49ers locker room after the Saints' come-from-behind, last-second victory over the Niners Sunday in the Superdome, and it focused on a roughing the passer...
      Source: nola.com
    • Disputed roughing call in 49ers-Saints game was “absolutely correct”

      With the 49ers leading the Saints by three and less than four minutes remaining in the game and San Fran linebacker Ahmad Brooks sacking Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Brees fumbling and Brooks recovering, the game was over, right? Um. No. Brooks was…
  • Ahmad Brooks: Football’s watered down these days

    There wasn’t a bigger penalty flag thrown in Week 11 than the one thrown after 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks hit Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game in New Orleans. The officials ruled Brooks hit Brees in the neck on the…

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