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Keith Brooking: Throwback to a bygone era

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Keith Brooking never saw Dick Butkus play, but he's a big fan of the Hall of Fame linebacker. Books and magazines. Autographed jerseys and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/28/pro_382411.shtml
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Keith Brooking has some big shoes to fill in Atlanta

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- When Keith Brooking lets a runner slip from his grasp, people will moan, "Cornelius would have made that tackle." When Brooking gets beat on a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/30/foo_266730.shtml
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Keith Brooking: Falcon's throwback to a bygone era

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Keith Brooking never saw Dick Butkus play, but he's a big fan of the Hall of Fame linebacker. Books and magazines. Autographed jerseys and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/27/pro_382334.shtml
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Falcons sign Keith Brooking to contract

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Linebacker Keith Brooking, who could have become a free agent on Feb. 28, signed a contract on Thursday. "We are excited about retaining Keith as member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/21/pro_376433.shtml
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Brooking becomes free agent

ATLANTA --- Keith Brooking, the last remaining player from Atlanta's Super Bowl team...Douglas and Chevis Jackson. By the numbers A look at linebacker Keith Brooking's career numbers in 161 games with the Atlanta Falcons: yearsoloassiststotalsacksint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/28/pro_513091.shtml
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Butkus-like Brooking likes Bears

ATLANTA -- Picture Keith Brooking on a muddy field, with the winds howling and puffs of steam...measureables" and allowed himself a less analytical thought. "Keith Brooking is a throwback," Johnson said. "The closest thing to him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/31/oth_225219.shtml
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Brooking follows the path of his hero

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Keith Brooking wasn't even born when Dick Butkus retired from the NFL...Everyone is talking about Brian Urlacher, but they haven't seen Keith Brooking because we're never on TV." Soft-spoken and a bit shy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/01/pro_323127.shtml
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Lineman restructures contract so club can re-sign Brooking, Kerney

...Atlanta Falcons took the first step toward re-signing Keith Brooking and Patrick Kerney when the club restructured Bob...2 years ago. "You've got the young guys like Keith Brooking you want to keep around for a long time and keep that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/23/pro_354450.shtml
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Falcons' pick of Brooking seems a sure thing

...An exclamation mark after Georgia Tech linebacker Keith Brooking and question marks next to practically everybody else...Falcons draft picks: FIRST ROUND(No. 12 overall) KEITH BROOKING, LB, Georgia Tech, 6-2, 244 -- Starter of 36...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/20/oth_226462.shtml
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Falcons' White to extend streak

...Center Todd McClure, who retired after last season, had a streak of 144 games played end in 2010. Linebacker Keith Brooking (130) and offensive tackle Bob Whitfield (129) are the only other players in Atlanta history with streaks longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-09-05/falcons-white-extend-streak