Ahmad Brooks Looking for 8 Mil a Year?

I recently came across this tweet from Matt Barrows. A fan asked Matt how much leverage Brooks has considering lack of depth at OLB position. This is what Matt had to say on Twitter.

Now the question is…is Brooks worth $8 million a year. Here is a quick look at the top 15 2012 base salaries that other linebackers in the NFL are making.

Kamerion Wimbley $11,000,000
David Harris $9,900,000
Karlos Dansby $8,800,000
Brian Urlacher $7,500,000
Paul Posluszny $6,500,000
DeMeco Ryans $5,900,000
Chad Greenway $5,900,000
Joey Porter $5,750,000
Aaron Curry $5,700,000
Clint Session $5,600,000
Quincy Black $5,500,000
Jonathan Vilma $5,400,000
James Harrison $5,315,000
D.J. Williams $5,000,000
Gary Brackett $5,000,000

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