Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks, left, promises to have a big role on the 49ers’ defense Monday despite the charges pending against him.
Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks, left, promises to have a big role on the 49ers’ defense Monday despite the charges pending against him. Dave Martin Associated Press file
Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks, left, promises to have a big role on the 49ers’ defense Monday despite the charges pending against him. Dave Martin Associated Press file
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49ers notes: Ahmad Brooks poised to take on Aldon Smith’s former role at OLB

September 11, 2015 01:19 PM