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Brooks not the answer

Former Pro Bowler too old

Updated: September 14, 2009, 6:13 PM ET
By Nick Friedell

Now that Brian Urlacher is apparently done for the season, a lot of people have already started clamoring for the Bears to sign veteran linebacker Derrick Brooks.

A few years ago this would have been a great idea -- but not now.

Yes, Brooks is one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history. He will undoubtedly head into Canton at some point in the near future. He had 73 tackles a year ago and plenty of people are saying that he has something left in the tank. Don't let all of his accomplishments ...

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