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Injuries are suddenly piling up fast for the San Francisco 49ers in training camp.
All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis was wearing a black cast around the base of his right hand and wrist and was among more than a dozen players not participating in practice Thursday. Barely 45 minutes into the workout, trainers carted cornerback Chris Culliver off the field with an apparent left knee injury.
Willis injured his hand during one-on-one blocking drills Wednesday. He stood on the sidelines the rest of practice with his wrist and hand heavily wrapped.
Culliver's injury appeared even more serious. He was covering a punt in a non-contact drill when he went down in pain. He held his left knee and buried his head in his hands before being taken off the field.
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49ers star Patrick Willis is scheduled to have an X-ray on Thursday on his injured right hand, according to CSNBayArea.com.
Willis, a six-time Pro Bowl linebacker, had his hand wrapped in ice after injuring early in practice Wednesday. He has broken his right hand twice in his NFL career - 2007 and 2010 - but played through the injury in both instances.
The five-time All-Pro, who...
We reported last night that 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will undergo an X-ray on his hand.
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Willis has a slight fracture in his right hand and is expected to be ready for the regular season.
49ers LB Patrick Willis does have a slight fracture in right hand, as suspected. Team will proceed with caution. Ready for regular season.
Yesterday it was reported that San Francisco 49ers
linebacker Patrick Willis’ hand injury was actually a slight fracture. While
that could sound significant, it is not a major concern for Willis or the
49ers, according to Pro Football Talk.
At this point, all indications are that Willis will be fine,
despite yesterday’s announcement of the slightly fractured hand. After
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will miss the season with a torn ACL in his left knee.
Culliver was injured Thursday during a non-contact drill. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said Friday that the loss of the third-year veteran ''puts stress'' on a cornerback group that faltered late last season and in the playoffs during San Francisco's run to...
San Francisco 49ers All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis suffered
a hand injury during yesterday’s practice, and he’s set to undergo X-rays today
to determine the extent of the damage, according to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay
Willis suffered the injury to his right hand early on during
yesterday’s practice. He was experiencing discomfort in the hand, and he was
On Wednesday we reported on 49ers star linebacker Patrick Willis leaving practice with a hand injury.
Pro Football Talk is reporting that x-ray’s performed on Willis’ right hand Thursday confirm a fracture in that hand.
The 49ers have stated that they will, “proceed with caution” when it comes to Willis’ recovery and eventual return to the field.
Willis has broken his...
Linebacker Patrick Willis sustained an injury Wednesday afternoon and spent most of the practice with a large wrap on his right hand. Willis appeared to sustain the injury in a blitz pickup drill while matched against fullback Bruce Miller.
Willis watched the remainder of the 2 1/2-hour practice from the field so he did not immediately undergo X-rays. After practice he politely...
Welp. Based on what we know about what happened to Chris Culliver in practice Thursday, we saw this coming:
I'm told #49ers CB Chris Culliver tore his ACL today during practice. Terrible. A late MRI revealed the news.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 2, 2013
Blows keep coming: 49ers believe CB Chris Culliver suffered a torn ACL.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 2...
The injury bug has struck the San Francisco 49ers once again. First Darius Flemming suffered a torn ACL and was placed on the waived/injured reserve list. Patrick Willis suffered a slightly fractured right wrist and probably won’t see too much more action in the preseason. The biggest injury was to Chris Culliver. He suffered a torn ACL in his left knee.
Culliver was injured when...
The 49ers will be without perhaps their best defensive player until the start of the regular season after Patrick Willis suffered a fracture to his right hand in Wednesday's training camp session.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that 49ers ILB Patrick Willis has been diagnosed with a slight fracture in his right hand.
Mortensen adds that the team will to proceed with caution and that Willis is expected to be ready for the start of season.
Willis was injured during Wednesday’s practice after he collided with FB Britt Miller during a blitz pickup drill.
According to reports, the 49ers have lost conerback Chris Culliver
for the season due to a knee injury.
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis is dealing with a fractured right hand.Fantasy Spin:Schefter called it a "slight" fracture and said that Willis will play through the injury. Willis dealt with the same injury back in 2007 and ended up winning Rookie of the Year honors. That, ladies and gentleman, is called toughness.
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