Found December 17, 2011 on
Pro Sports Daily:
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis is expect to miss Monday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Willis was limited in practice this week and missed the past two games with a hamstring injury. Larry Grant is expected to start in his place on Monday Night Football.
Willis has 71 tackles, two sacks and one interception on the season.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers look certain not to have linebacker James Harrison Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers, because of his one game suspension handed down on Tuesday, but the 49ers are looking like they will once again be without the services of their best linebacker Patrick Willis as well. Willis, who reportedly has a Grade 2 hamstring strain, did not play last week...
The Steelers probably won’t be the only team missing a key linebacker on Monday night. Patrick Willis didn’t practice all week for the 49ers because of the hamstring injury he suffered two Sunday ago. While Willis is listed as questionable, a league source tells PFT’s Mike Florio that Willis is doubtful to play. 49ers starting…
The Steelers could get out of facing the best middle linebacker in football this week. Patrick Willis is listed as questionable but is not expected to play. He is nursing a hamstring injury. That is a big loss for the 49ers. He is their leader. That makes their defense a lot less scary. It makes it a little less worrisome about putting Roethlisberger on the field.
Steelers LB must serve suspension; 49ers star still ailing