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49ers sign linebacker Michael Wilhoite to one-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Linebacker Michael Wilhoite signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, nearly two months after the restricted free agent was tendered a contract. He started all 12 games he played last season and 16 in 2014. The 29-year-old Wilhoite took on a greater role after five-time All-Pro Patrick Willis retired in March 2015 followed by fellow...
Via Associated Press
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers Re-Sign RFA LB Michael Wilhoite

The San Francisco 49ers announced Wednesday that restricted free agent LB Michael Wilhoite has signed his one-year tender. The 49ers used a low-round tender on Wilhoite that will run them $1,671,000 for the 2016 season. This also gave them the right of first refusal on any contract offer they receive, but he didn’t receive an offer sheet from another team. Wilhoite was one...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers Use Low-Round Tender On RFA LB Michael Wilhoite

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the 49ers tendered restricted free agent LB Michael Wilhoite at the low-round level. The low-round tender will cost the 49ers $1,671,000 for the 2016 season and give them the right of first refusal on any contract offer they receive. However, if they elect to not match an offer sheet, they would not receive any compensation for him. Wilhoite...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers 2016 restricted free agents

This is the second part of a three part series on the San Francisco 49ers 2016 free agent outlook. For the 2016 off season the San Francisco 49ers have three restricted free agents, Michael Wilhoite, Tony Jerod-Eddie and Ray-Ray Armstrong.  Only Wilhoite is of any significance, having started 28 games over the last two seasons.  With the team having plenty of space under the salary...
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers Activate RB Mike Davis, Place LB Michael Wilhoite On IR

The San Francisco 49ers announced Saturday that they’ve placed LB Michael Wilhoite on season-ending injured reserve and activated RB Mike Davis from the short-term I.R. list. Wilhoite, 29, played out the 2015 season under his exclusive rights contract that paid him a salary of $660,000. He’ll be a restricted free agent in the coming months. In 2015, Wilhoite appeared in 12...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Marshawn Lynch tosses 49er Michael Wilhoite like a rag doll

Somehow in the middle of all my drunken excitement during the Seattle Seahawks’ beatdown of the San Francisco 49ers last week I missed this one. Marshawn Lynch has made his name by breaking off explosive runs. There’s a number of reasons why Lynch is so good at this: he has incredible agility and vision, a tough stiff arm, and more power than many tacklers can handle. 49ers linebacker...
Via cover32
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Wilhoite put on active roster, returns to practice

The 49ers welcomed a familiar face back to the practice field. Michael Wilhoite, who started 16 games last year, was removed from the active/non-football injury (NFI) list and placed on the active roster.Wilhoite had been sidelined with was diagnosed as a leg strain, but allowed his first practice went about as planned.“It was good,” Wilhoite told reporters, via the team website...
Via FOX Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Francisco 49ers LB Michael Wilhoite Makes Beautiful Interception During OTAs

Linebacker Michael Wilhoite had a harder time getting to the NFL than a lot of guys. After going undrafted coming out of Washburn University in 2011 he was picked up by the Omaha Nighthawks of the short lived United Football League. Upon the conclusion of the season he was signed to the 49ers practice squad, resigned to the practice squad for the '12 season, but has been on the...
Via FatManWriting
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The time is ripe for 49ers linebacker Michael Wilhoite to get an extension

This offseason has not been kind to the San Francisco 49ers organization or their fans. A number of key players have left in free agency, and a couple more have retired. Nowhere has the sting been felt more accutely than at the linebacker position, which has seen Patrick Willis and Chris Borland retire, and Chase Thomas go down with an ACL injury. Also, Navorro Bowman is still recovering...
Via cover32
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Tender Offers To DL Demarcus Dobbs & LB Michael Wilhoite

  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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