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Patrick Willis Patrick Willis began his career with 174 tackles and four sacks. Then, began the steady decline over his impressive six year career. Last year, he managed 120 tackles and just 0.5 sacks. His only improved areas from his rookie year were in areas not typically associated with a linebacker: interceptions (2) and passes defended (9). Many in media say that these statistical declines indicate that there’s a new “sheriff” in town: Navarro Bowman... Read more
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