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MICHAEL WILHOITE RUMORS

Wilhoite filling the injury void at linebacker

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Michael Wilhoite knows he had important shoes to fill whenever he takes the field. NaVorro Bowman, out with a knee injury, has been impressed with his replacement. San Francisco opened the season without two All-Pro linebackers in Bowman and Aldon Smith. Wilhoite helped ease those losses with solid play. ''It's just confidence in myself,'...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Chiefs, Cowboys, Jaguars, & Panthers

  49ers 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) Chiefs HC Andy Reid mentioned that rookie De’Anthony Thomas suffered a hamstring injury on Wednesday. (Herbie Teope) Cowboys DT...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Wilhoite ‘Much More Confident’ as He Prepares to Step in For NaVorro Bowman

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...
Via BaySportsNet
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: 49ers, Giants, Lions, Raiders & Ravens

  49ers 49ers LB Michael Wilhoite signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender on Monday, according to the NFL transactions release. Giants Giants C Dallas Reynolds officially signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender, according to the NFL transactions release. Lions Lions signed defensive backs Nate Ness and Aaron Hester on Monday, according to the NFL transactions release...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 21, 2014  |  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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