this season. The team was deprived of yet another full year from unquestioned leader NaVorro Bowman , but Hodges and Nick Bellore filled the gap admirably. Hodges paced the unit with three sacks, two interceptions and a pair of passes defensed
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, right, hugs San Francisco 49ers linebacker Nick Bellore (50) before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) scores a touchdown as San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Nick Bellore (50) pursues during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Nick Bellore gets his helmet ripped off at the line of scrimmage, but still shows he has a job to do by running down the field without it.
called a wheel pull, working his way into the running lane to clear any obstacles. He meets and seals inside linebacker Nick Bellore as McCoy hits the hole and bursts to the end zone , hitting a top speed of 17.08 mph while breaking Eric Reid 's
It's been absolutely devastating it deepens. Jay Manuel and talk to Williams can we. To the 45 yard lines. Just to defeat we talk about Russell Wilson and a fumble and the 49ers recover after all of that. And it was the lore. It was at this thing. Talking about Russell Wilson and Matt Ryan at that
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) runs from San Francisco 49ers linebacker Nick Bellore , middle, and defensive end Taylor Hart (96) during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Nick Bellore , right, tackles Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Michael Wilhoite (57) prepares to sack Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. 49ers linebacker Nick Bellore , not seen, was also credited on the sack. (AP Photo/Ben ...
New voice on defense: With NaVorro Bowman out for the year (torn Achilles), Nick Bellore will be the starting MIKE linebacker for the 49ers . This will be Bellore 's first career start. Key matchup: The 49ers have allowed just nine QB hits
their captain and emotional leader, the 49ers will be hard-pressed to match Bowman's presence and production with Nick Bellore and Gerald Hodges on the inside. San Francisco will also likely be without promising rookie defensive DeForest Buckner
questionable with knee injuries. Cornerback Chris Davis (hamstring) is doubtful, while two more defenders, linebacker Nick Bellore (knee) and corner Keith Reaser (ankle), are also questionable for Monday night.
Denver Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez, right, looks to pass as Broncos tackle Michael Schofield (79) blocks San Francisco 49ers linebacker Nick Bellore (50) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
The first week of preseason is in the books and quarterbacks like Robert Griffin III are making a case for themselves. Get caught up with all that went down this past weekend.
rookie passer Jeff Driskel passed for just 20 yards off 12 attempts, but ran for 61. ... Niners inside linebacker Nick Bellore made one of the game's best plays, darting past Texans center Greg Mancz for an athletic sack of backup passer Tom
Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage is sacked by San Francisco 49ers linebacker Nick Bellore during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
49ers Nick Bellore sacks Tom Savage for a loss of 9 yards.
49ers Nick Bellore recovers onside kick
Chicago Bears' Deonte Thompson (14) is tackled by San Francisco 49ers' Dontae Johnson (36), Kendall Gaskins (30) and Nick Bellore (50) on a kick off return during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
knee injury, per ESPN's Mike Reiss. He headed back to the locker room for further examination. 7. Jets linebacker Nick Bellore , noted as a special teams maven, was helped off after injuring his calf. He did not return for the rest of New York
Boston College: 4.58 seconds in 2012 ILB Patrick Willis , Ole Miss: 4.51 seconds in 2007 20-YARD SHUTTLE 1. ILB Nick Bellore , Central Michigan Time: 4.00 seconds in 2011 Draft status: Undrafted 1. ILB Mike Mohamed , California Time: 4
Rex Ryan's "Ground-and-Pound" offense returned in a big way Sunday as Shonn Greene ran for three touchdowns to power the New York Jets to a 35-9 rout of the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
The New York Jets are off to a hot start Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, thanks in part to Tim Tebow’s trickery on a fake punt when he found linebacker Nick Bellore for a 23-yard gain.
Tarrant, S, Georgia Tech; Justin Trattou , DE, Florida New York Jets Josh Baker , TE, Northwest Missouri State; Nick Bellore , LB, Central Michigan; Matthias Berning, LB, Central Michigan; Taylor Boggs , C, Humboldt State; Michael Campbell
Saturday. 6. Mario Fannin , RB, Auburn: Oustanding speed and pass-catching ability. Makes a lot of plays. 7. Nick Bellore , LB, Central Michigan: Very competitive linebacker. One of the all-time top tacklers in the MAC. Great special