Brooks has been handed a six-game suspension by the NFL, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
The reason for Brooks' suspension hasn't been disclosed. It's the first time Brooks has been suspended by the league. He played 12 games for the Packers last season, making 19 tackles and 1.5 sacks. The 34-year-old will have a difficult time finding new employment with this on his resume.
Brooks made 19 tackles (13 solo) and recorded 1.5 sacks over 12 games with the Packers in 2017.
Brooks provided some quality depth for the Packers, starting five games, but his production was slowed by a nagging back injury. He will turn 34 during the offseason, so it remains to be seen what his next step will be.
Brooks (back) is listed as active Sunday against the Buccaneers.
Both Brooks and Clay Matthews (groin) are active for the Week 13 tilt, providing a major boost to the Green Bay pass rush.
Brooks is questionable for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers with a back injury, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Brooks has dealt with a back injury for much of the season and it appears to have resurfaced again. The 33-year-old will likely be a game-day decision, while position mate Clay Matthews (groin) shares Brooks' questionable designation.
Brooks (back) is active for Sunday's tilt against the Ravens, Jason Wahlers of the Packers' official site reports.
Brooks was a full participant in Friday's practice session and isn't expected to be limited on Sunday. Expect him to see his normal role as one of the team's top backups at outside linebacker.
Brooks (back) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens.
Brooks followed up limited practices Wednesday and Thursday with a full session Friday, which should be enough for him to take the field Sunday. He was questionable heading into the Week 10 victory over the Bears, but ultimately suited up and played 28 snaps (27 on defense) in the contest, recording no tackles and one pass breakup.
Brooks (back) is active for Sunday's game against the Bears.
Brooks has missed the last three games with this back ailment, but he'll slot back into his reserve role Sunday. The veteran linebacker won't receive full-time defensive snaps, yet he may be summoned in certain pass-rush situations.
The Packers have listed Brooks (back) as questionable for Sunday's contest versus the Bears, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.
Brooks has been plagued by back issues over the past month, and his status will likely depend on how he is feeling closer to kickoff. Rookie Vince Biegel figures to be the prime beneficiary in providing depth at linebacker should Brooks ultimately remain sidelined.
Brooks (back) is inactive for Monday's game against Detroit.
The news come as no surprise, considering Brooks' bleak outlook coming into the week. The back issues have plagued him for over a month, so it'll be interesting to see if he makes it back to 100 percent at any point this season. In the interim, rookie Vince Biegel could be asked to step in and fill the void.
Brooks (back) is listed as doubtful for Monday night's game against the Lions, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Brooks has been dealing with the back issue for about a month now and is slated for a third consecutive absence. Kyler Fackrell and Vince Biegel -- fresh off the Physically Unable to Perform list -- should serve as reserve outside linebackers with Brooks unlikely to suit up.
Brooks (back) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Saints, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Brooks did not practice for the second consecutive week and there is currently no timetable for his potential return. Kyler Fackrell will likely continue to work as the primary reserve outside linebacker for the Packers this week.
Brooks (back) is inactive for Sunday's tilt against Minnesota, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Brooks sat out practice all week and was considered doubtful for Sunday's game. He's been the Packers' top backup at outside linebacker this season. Look for Kyler Fackrell and Chris Odom to see an increase in snaps with Brooks sidelined.
Brooks (back) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Vikings, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Brooks did not practice this week after playing only 23 of 74 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Cowboys. Kyler Fackrell and Chris Odom would likely see increased snaps as rotational outside linebackers if Brooks is unable to play.
Brooks (back) is active for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.
Brooks was limited in practice throughout the week and was listed as questionable. The 33-year-old will likely continue to serve as a rotational outside linebacker, especially with Nick Perry still sporting a club on his hand.
Brooks is dealing with a back injury and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Brooks was a new addition to the injury report and was a limited participant in practice all week. The 33-year-old's status for Sunday will likely be determined in pregame warmups, with Kyler Fackrell and Chris Odom likely to see more snaps at reserve outside linebacker if Brooks is unable to play.
Brooks (concussion) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice and is expected to play Sunday against the Bengals, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Brooks has only played seven total snaps with the Packers this season, but now that he's healthy, he could be in store for a big role in Week 3. With linebackers Nick Perry (hand) questionable for Sunday's contest, Brooks may step into a starting role as an edge rusher opposite Clay Matthews.
Brooks (concussion) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Falcons.
This doesn't come as a surprise, as Brooks was considered doubtful after failing to practice all week while remaining in concussion protocol. He'll continue to be day-to-day until he is officially declared symptom-free.
Brooks (concussion) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Falcons, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Brooks was forced to leave Sunday's opener against the Seahawks with a concussion, and it looks as though it is a fairly serious one. The linebacker remains without a timetable for a return, but he should be considered day-to-day for the time being.
Brooks (concussion) has been ruled out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Seahawks.
Brooks will need to clear the concussion protocol before returning to action. The newly arrived linebacker had one solo tackle before exiting Sunday's contest.
Brooks left Sunday's game to be evaluated for a concussion.
How quickly he's able to clear the league's concussion protocol will dictate how quickly Brooks can make a return to the field. The veteran linebacker was signed two weeks ago.