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  1. Which college LBs can thrive at the next level?


    Fri, 17 Mar 2017


    question let's put in the 34 defense and would probably is there an even closer cock in his mental block legal is Patrick . Willis yep that's a big one right there. He's got that lateral speed and agility he was actually really good ads at

  2. Classic Combine: Patrick Willis


    Thu, 2 Mar 2017


    Take a look back at Patrick Willis' combine performance.

  3. Patrick Willis on getting urge to play: 'Nope, I'm cool'


    Thu, 16 Feb 2017

    More Columns > At 32, former 49ers star linebacker Patrick Willis does not seem to regret his early retirement from the ..... NFL or into the ring without much of a lapse. #49ers Patrick Willis , still formidable in retirement, got to show off his

  4. Jeremiah mock draft 1.0: 49ers, Jets, Texans fill QB needs


    Fri, 20 Jan 2017

    defense and Foster is one of the most explosive linebackers to come out in the last few years. He has similar range to Patrick Willis when he was coming out of Ole Miss. RANK 10 BILLS Corey Davis - WR, Western Michigan: Davis is a complete receiver

  5. 2011 NFC Championship: Giants vs. 49ers Highlights


    Wed, 18 Jan 2017


    lot Mexico Eli Manning and Travis and alone up. But Patrick Willis on third down views. Linebackers that the biggest ..... down. The game what with the Giants do now it's Patrick Willis Boston grew. Take it Eli Manning down all the defense

  6. NFL Week 17 game picks: Packers beat Lions for NFC North title


    Thu, 29 Dec 2016

    against a two-win 49er team? Yes -- if former Niners Alex Smith , Frank Gore , Anquan Boldin , Mike Iupati and Patrick Willis get special permission to run around at the Big Blue Jean this weekend. This pick probably makes it seem like I don

  7. NFL Week 17 game picks: Packers beat Lions for NFC North title


    Thu, 29 Dec 2016

    against a two-win 49er team? Yes -- if former Niners Alex Smith , Frank Gore , Anquan Boldin , Mike Iupati and Patrick Willis get special permission to run around at the Big Blue Jean this weekend. This pick probably makes it seem like I don

  8. Colin Kaepernick: Culture change could help 49ers


    Mon, 19 Dec 2016

    linebacker Ahmad Brooks said after the 41-13 blowout loss to the Falcons on Sunday via the Mercury News . " Patrick Willis retiring. Justin Smith retiring. Some other big-name guys leaving the team. We've just got to rebuild. I guess

  9. What we learned from Week 10 in college football


    Sun, 6 Nov 2016

    control. He missed an easy sack, but overall, he was very disruptive in this game. He's been compared by others to Patrick Willis and I don't think that is far off base. He's an easy first-round pick and he'll have an immediate impact

  10. Colin Kaepernick keeps attention away from inept 49ers


    Mon, 17 Oct 2016

    tradition and history, but now, it also has problems that Kaepernick, Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Deion Sanders, Patrick Willis and Ronnie Lott couldn't fix. The offense is punchless. The defense is a punching bag. The talent doesn't match

  11. Brees: Kuechly, Davis best LB tandem 'maybe ever'


    Sun, 16 Oct 2016

    Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan also deserve recognition for their brief reign in Mile High. In the same vein, Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman 's time in San Francisco together merits accolades. Getting into the discussion of all-time

  12. Schrager: Bowman is the biggest team loss from the weekend


    Mon, 3 Oct 2016


    Bowman is the guy in that building so the glue so that's the kind of veteran leader when you lose a Justin Smith Patrick Willis you know Chris Borland to the list goes on all the guys they've lost in recent years. He was the one holdover from

  13. NaVorro Bowman signs four-year extension with 49ers


    Thu, 4 Aug 2016

    left in 2014, Bowman has been justly rewarded. He is the heartbeat of the team, replacing legendary linebacker Patrick Willis as the leader on the defense and a fixture on the league leaderboard. Bowman battled back from a devastating leg

  14. Reaction to NaVorro Bowman deal


    Thu, 4 Aug 2016


    years they've lost all than Smith they've lost Patrick Willis Justin Smith and the list goes on all these veterans ..... a pump on hall and trying to get to the cy lassie Patrick Willis he's at mean I'm not mad at our guts out it

  15. Relationship between Carson Palmer and Bruce Arians


    Mon, 27 Jun 2016


    ll get through it doesn't mean you played. Middle linebacker for 66 the code. All the Navarro Bowman and it. Patrick Willis so you know if you didn't help you'll get another shot at it but hit it over going to be Q did different and I

  16. 2016 fantasy football profiles (LB 16-30)


    Wed, 1 Jun 2016

    with Danny Trevathan in the middle of Vic Fangio's Bears defense, but his scheme did allow both NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis to be studs back in San Francisco. Freeman carries a bit more risk given his age (30) and recent injury history

  17. Best and worst NFL draft picks of all-time: AFC West


    Fri, 27 May 2016

    that was selected after Russell in 2007, a collection that included Calvin Johnson, Joe Thomas , Adrian Peterson , Patrick Willis , Marshawn Lynch and Darrelle Revis . San Diego Chargers Best pick: Dan Fouts ( 1973 NFL Draft , Round 3, No. 64

  18. 61. NaVorro Bowman - LB, San Francisco 49ers


    Wed, 25 May 2016

    NaVorro Bowman missed the entire 2014 season after suffering ACL and MCL injuries to his knee. But Bowman bounced back in a major way in 2015 by leading the NFL in tackles with 154. It was an impressive season as Bowman joined retired linebacker Patrick Willis as the only 49ers with 150 or more ...

  19. Michael Wilhoite re-signs with San Francisco 49ers


    Wed, 4 May 2016

    49ers , the team announced on Wednesday. The middle linebacker was thrusted into a starting role last season after Patrick Willis ' retirement. Wilhoite, 29, registered 86 tackles and one interception in 12 games before being sidelined with

  20. Cowboys pull stunner by selecting Jaylon Smith No. 34


    Fri, 29 Apr 2016

    about Smith as a "sideline-to-sideline rabbit" with shades of All-Pro middle linebackers Luke Kuechly and Patrick Willis . The Cowboys are known throughout the league for their aggressive style, often swinging for the fences. Time will

  21. Ole Miss list


    Mon, 25 Apr 2016

    Laquon Treadwell could join a short, distinguished list of Ole Miss players selected in the Top 15 since 1970. The only Ole Miss players taken in that range are Patrick Willis (selected 11th overall in 2007 by the 49ers), Eli Manning (1st overall in 2004 by the Chargers, then sent to the Giants), ...

  22. NFC West draft needs: Jared Goff or Carson Wentz to Rams?


    Thu, 21 Apr 2016

    land a few blue-chip players in the draft. The franchise is still reeling from the losses of Chris Borland and Patrick Willis in the middle, so landing a rugged "traffic cop" is critical to rebuilding the defense. UCLA's Myles Jack would

  23. Could J.J. Watt retire from NFL early?


    Wed, 6 Apr 2016

    from Detroit in his prime. As have several running backs like Jim Brown or Gale Sayers. Last season, linebacker Patrick Willis retired after just eight years. Watt has won three NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards. He has a loooooong way

  24. Jerry Rice, Don Hutson top list of best wide receivers of all time


    Wed, 9 Mar 2016

    Columns > They're dropping like flies. The elite of the Y2K era are hanging 'em up left and right. There was Patrick Willis last March. Charles Woodson told everyone he was done at the end of December. Beast Mode tweeted his epic farewell

  25. Where will Reggie Ragland land in the first round?


    Wed, 9 Mar 2016


    and inside linebacker position are special athlete that also had a production to go with it. When you think about Patrick Willis when he came out I think he's in the top ten and keep me going with in the top ten. Reggie Redmond is not that