Brooking joins Cowboys
Feb28

Brooking joins Cowboys

Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that long-time Falcons linebacker Keith Brooking has signed a three-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys. Brooking first joined the Falcons as a first round pick in 1998, and has since been a fixture on the team’s defense. In eleven seasons with the Falcons, Brooking went to five Pro Bowls. During his Falcon career, Brooking played multiple positions playing inside and outside linebacker for the...

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Brooking to stay in Atlanta?

Contrasting a previous report that Keith Brooking’s return to Atlanta was doubtful, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC reports that re-signing the longtime Falcon linebacker appears to be a top priority for the organization. Brooking is set to hit the free agent market on February 27. Another report indicated that the Falcons could release Brooking prior to that date, but it is believed that Brooking’s contract will void...

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Brooking may not return

Adam Schefter of NFL.com reports that it is doubtful that long-time Falcon linebacker Keith Brooking will be returning to the Falcons next season. Brooking is among several Falcon players that are free agents this off-season, and per Schefter the Falcons may opt to pass on re-signing him due to increased age and declining ability. Brooking, 33, was the Falcon player that blew an assignment that led to the Cardinals converting on a key...

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Brooking will be a radio man

Not surprisingly, the AJC reports that linebacker Keith Brooking will be a recipient of one of the radio headsets inside helmets, which have been newly implemented this season to allow defensive coaches to radio in calls and signals to defensive players. Previously, this technology had been used offensively with quarterbacks, but the league has decided to do the same for defense. Teams will have two devices due to defensive...

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Roster could see lots of turnover

The AJC’s Steve Wyche reports that several Falcons veterans may not be back in 2008. Among players named by Wyche, who cites NFL officials and player agents, are safeties Lawyer Milloy and Chris Crocker, along with offensive linemen Wayne Gandy, Kynan Forney, and Todd Weiner, wide receivers Brian Finneran and Joe Horn, running back Warrick Dunn, quarterbacks Joey Harrington and Byron Leftwich, and linebacker Keith Brooking....

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