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Something to Prove; Q&A with Ahmad Brooks

LB Ahmad Brooks

The Bengals envisioned Ahmad Brooks being a foundation of their defense for years to come when they chose him in the supplemental draft two years ago. Injuries and inconsistent play leave them still waiting to see that Ahmad Brooks show up.

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Ahmad Brooks was the buzz of Bengals training camp 2007. After spending a year of apprenticeship in 2006 Brooks was in position to assume the role of defensive enforcer. Lining up as the middle linebacker with a 6-foot-3 frame carrying 260 pounds of beat-down was an element the Bengals had long been missing on defense. Things started off well, too. Brooks made eight tackles and...

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