Derrick Brooks, Our Favorite Player

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: NFL Hall of Fame inductee Derrick Brooks looks on prior to Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Super Bowl XLVIII - Seattle Seahawks v Denver Broncos
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: NFL Hall of Fame inductee Derrick Brooks looks on prior to Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: NFL Hall of Fame inductee Derrick Brooks looks on prior to Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01:  Derrick Brooks is announced as NFL's Pro Football Hall of Fame member of class of 2014 at the 3rd Annual NFL Honors at Radio City Music Hall on February 1, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
3rd Annual NFL Honors
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01: Derrick Brooks is announced as NFL's Pro Football Hall of Fame member of class of 2014 at the 3rd Annual NFL Honors at Radio City Music Hall on February 1, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01: Derrick Brooks is announced as NFL's Pro Football Hall of Fame member of class of 2014 at the 3rd Annual NFL Honors at Radio City Music Hall on February 1, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 30: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers watches play against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium on November 30, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints v Tampa Bay Buccaneers
TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 30: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers watches play against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium on November 30, 2008 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 30: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers watches play against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium on November 30, 2008 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 16: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of  the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackles wide receiver Visanthe Shiancoe #81 of the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium on November 16, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Minnesota Vikings v Tampa Bay Buccaneers
TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 16: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackles wide receiver Visanthe Shiancoe #81 of the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium on November 16, 2008 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 16: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackles wide receiver Visanthe Shiancoe #81 of the Minnesota Vikings at Raymond James Stadium on November 16, 2008 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 2:  Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Kansas City Chiefs catches a pass as Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defends during the game at Arrowhead Stadium November 2, 2008 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Kansas City Chiefs
KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 2: Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Kansas City Chiefs catches a pass as Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defends during the game at Arrowhead Stadium November 2, 2008 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 2: Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Kansas City Chiefs catches a pass as Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defends during the game at Arrowhead Stadium November 2, 2008 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks holds up the most valuable player trophy  February 12, 2006 at the Pro Bowl  at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
NFL Pro Bowl - AFC vs NFC - February 12, 2006
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks holds up the most valuable player trophy February 12, 2006 at the Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks holds up the most valuable player trophy February 12, 2006 at the Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
PONTIAC, :  Tampa Bay Buccaneers' linebacker Derrick Brooks bring down Detroit Lions' wide receiver Herman Moore in the third quarter at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, on, 17 September 2000. Tampa beat the Lions 31-10. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP Photo/Jeff KOWALSKY (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers' linebacker Derrick Brooks br
PONTIAC, : Tampa Bay Buccaneers' linebacker Derrick Brooks bring down Detroit Lions' wide receiver Herman Moore in the third quarter at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, on, 17 September 2000. Tampa beat the Lions 31-10. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP Photo/Jeff KOWALSKY (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
PONTIAC, : Tampa Bay Buccaneers' linebacker Derrick Brooks bring down Detroit Lions' wide receiver Herman Moore in the third quarter at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, on, 17 September 2000. Tampa beat the Lions 31-10. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP Photo/Jeff KOWALSKY (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 26:  Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers picks up a fumble by Oakland Raiders quarterback Rich Gannon and runs it in for a fourth quarter touchdown during Super Bowl XXXVII at Qualcomm Stadium on January 26, 2003 in San Diego, California.  The Buccaneers defeated the Raiders 48-21. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Brooks fourth quarter touchdown off a fumble
SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 26: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers picks up a fumble by Oakland Raiders quarterback Rich Gannon and runs it in for a fourth quarter touchdown during Super Bowl XXXVII at Qualcomm Stadium on January 26, 2003 in San Diego, California. The Buccaneers defeated the Raiders 48-21. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 26: Linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers picks up a fumble by Oakland Raiders quarterback Rich Gannon and runs it in for a fourth quarter touchdown during Super Bowl XXXVII at Qualcomm Stadium on January 26, 2003 in San Diego, California. The Buccaneers defeated the Raiders 48-21. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
20 Aug 2000:  Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers moves into position during the game against the New England Patriots at the Foxboro Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Buccaneers defeated the Patriots 31-21.Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart  /Allsport
Derrick Brooks #55
20 Aug 2000: Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers moves into position during the game against the New England Patriots at the Foxboro Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Buccaneers defeated the Patriots 31-21.Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport
20 Aug 2000: Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers moves into position during the game against the New England Patriots at the Foxboro Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Buccaneers defeated the Patriots 31-21.Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport
14 Dec 1997:  Running back Adrian Murrell #29 of the New York Jets is wrapped up by linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the Jets 31-0 win at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Mandatory Credit: Ezra O. Shaw  /Alls
Buccaneers v Jets
14 Dec 1997: Running back Adrian Murrell #29 of the New York Jets is wrapped up by linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the Jets 31-0 win at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Mandatory Credit: Ezra O. Shaw /Alls
14 Dec 1997: Running back Adrian Murrell #29 of the New York Jets is wrapped up by linebacker Derrick Brooks #55 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the Jets 31-0 win at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Mandatory Credit: Ezra O. Shaw /Alls
8 Oct 1995:  Linebacker Derrick Brooks of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stares into the back field as he follows the movement of the football during the Buccaneers 19-16 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  Mandatory Credit:
Derrick Brooks Buccaneers
8 Oct 1995: Linebacker Derrick Brooks of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stares into the back field as he follows the movement of the football during the Buccaneers 19-16 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Mandatory Credit:
8 Oct 1995: Linebacker Derrick Brooks of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stares into the back field as he follows the movement of the football during the Buccaneers 19-16 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Mandatory Credit:
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 19:  Football: NFC playoffs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Derrick Brooks (55), Alshermond Singleton (51), and Warren Sapp (99) in action vs Philadelphia Eagles Duce Staley (22), Philadelphia, PA 1/19/2003  (Photo by Bob Rosato/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)  (SetNumber: X67602 TK1)
Philadelphia Eagles Duce Staley, 2003 NFC Playoffs
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 19: Football: NFC playoffs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Derrick Brooks (55), Alshermond Singleton (51), and Warren Sapp (99) in action vs Philadelphia Eagles Duce Staley (22), Philadelphia, PA 1/19/2003 (Photo by Bob Rosato/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (SetNumber: X67602 TK1)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 19: Football: NFC playoffs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Derrick Brooks (55), Alshermond Singleton (51), and Warren Sapp (99) in action vs Philadelphia Eagles Duce Staley (22), Philadelphia, PA 1/19/2003 (Photo by Bob Rosato/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (SetNumber: X67602 TK1)
TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 20:  Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman Warren Sapp and linebacker Derrick Brooks during a 30 to 28 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on 12/20/2003 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Warren Sapp And Derrick Brooks
TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 20: Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman Warren Sapp and linebacker Derrick Brooks during a 30 to 28 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on 12/20/2003 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 20: Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman Warren Sapp and linebacker Derrick Brooks during a 30 to 28 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on 12/20/2003 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
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