UPDATE at 10:35 a.m.: The 49ers announced on their Twitter page that they have placed the non-exlusive franchise tag on Dashon Goldson.
Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks will count 2.85 million against the 49ers' salary cap this year after signing a six-year, 37 million contract extension this week, a league source told CSNBayAr
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.