DC Vic Fangio confirmed that LB Michael Wilhoite will be the starting inside linebacker next to Patrick Willis this weekend. (Eric Branch)
Fangio added that rookie Jimmie Ward will be the team’s starting nickel corner. (Eric Branch)
HC Andy Reid mentioned that rookie De’Anthony Thomas suffered a hamstring injury on Wednesday. (Herbie Teope)
On the surface, inside linebacker Michael Wilhoite had a strong first half and only seemed to strengthen his case to replace NaVorro Bowman in the 49ers’ starting lineup.
But instead of being satisfied with his performance, Wilhoite focused afterward on three plays that got away in the 49ers’ 34-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
Wilhoite recorded seven tackles, tying...
Michael Wilhoite has been here before.
For the second year in a row, the 27-year-old is tasked with filling in for an all-pro member of the San Francisco 49ers linebacking corp. Last time it was Patrick Willis. Now, it’s NaVorro Bowman, who could be sidelined for the entire first half of the season. As he explained on the third day of training camp, Wilhoite is feeling better prepared than...
If ESPN's Mel Kiper is the ultimate draftnik, Michael Wilhoite resides on the other end of the spectrum.
The 49ers' inside linebacker has never paid attention to the NFL draft and has no intention of doing so in the future. After he attended the 49ers' fan-filled draft bash this month, he went home and watched an NBA playoff game instead of the rest of the first round...
49ers LB Michael Wilhoite signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender on Monday, according to the NFL transactions release.
Giants C Dallas Reynolds officially signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender, according to the NFL transactions release.
Lions signed defensive backs Nate Ness and Aaron Hester on Monday, according to the NFL transactions release...
Tom Pelissero reports that the 49ers have tendered offers to restricted free agent DL Demarcus Dobbs, as well as exclusive rights free agent LB Michael Wilhoite.
Dobbs, 26, signed with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Georgia back in 2011. He appeared in 16 games for the 49ers last season and totaled 14 tackles and a pass defensed.
Wilhoite, 27, also signed with...