Ahmad Brooks has talent. But early in his career, bad decisions kept him from reaching his potential.
The bar has been set for Dashon Goldson and Carlos Rogers, Pro Bowl players in the 49ers secondary who do not yet hold contract offers to return to the 49ers next season.
There were whispers around the 49ers since the time Ahmad Brooks arrived in 2008 about his inability to learn the defense.Those weren't whispers for Brooks.
The 49ers announced a six-year extension for linebacker Ahmad Brooks on Tuesday.