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Wed, 11 Aug 2010 04:03:13 -0700
Free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) will announce his retirement from the National Football League Thursday, Aug. 12, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Fri, 05 Mar 2010 19:14:47 -0800
Ira Kaufman, of The Tampa Tribune, reports free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) believes his playing days in the NFL might be over. Brooks said, "You always keep your door open, but realistically, how good does the situation have to be for me to play again? I just know that situation hasn't occurred, and it if doesn't, you close the book and you move on. To me, I have no problems doing that."
Wed, 16 Sep 2009 08:40:30 -0700
Ian R. Rapoport, of the Boston Herald, reports free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) is on the New England Patriots' radar, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The source said discussions are "preliminary" and that there is not yet a timetable to potentially sign Brooks.
Mon, 14 Sep 2009 15:53:41 -0700
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Chicago Bears have informed unrestricted free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) that they will not be signing him at this time because they want to go with some of their younger linebackers.
Mon, 14 Sep 2009 09:11:09 -0700
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Chicago Bears are talking with free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers).
Mon, 17 Aug 2009 13:49:59 -0700
Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) worked out for the Oakland Raiders over the weekend.
Mon, 17 Aug 2009 13:36:29 -0700
Mike Triplett, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports unrestricted free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) said during a radio interview that he hopes to be able to reach a contract agreement with the New Orleans Saints in the near future. "I really like their franchise and what Coach Payton has done there," Brooks said. "Hopefully I'll get something done real soon." He said his agents are continuing to talk to the Saints about a deal. The Saints have not ruled out the possibility of signing Brooks but do not appear to be in a rush to sign a linebacker.
Mon, 17 Aug 2009 12:52:34 -0700
Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) is expecting a call from the New England Patriots because of head coach Bill Belichick's reputation for handling veteran players.
Thu, 13 Aug 2009 12:26:22 -0700
Jim Flynn and Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, report the Oakland Raiders are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent LB Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) Friday, Aug. 14, according to former NFL S John Lynch.
Wed, 12 Aug 2009 16:48:01 -0700
CBSSports.com reports the New Orleans Saints will not sign free-agent LBs Derrick Brooks (Buccaneers) and Derek M. Smith (Dolphins) before the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 14. Head coach Sean Payton said he and his staff will re-visit signing either Brooks or Smith and a decision should be made my Saturday, Aug. 15.
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