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49ers ‘remain interested’ in signing LB Lance Briggs

Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco 49ers “remain interested in signing” seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs, reports CSNBayArea.com. Briggs, 34, is an unrestricted free agent who has spent his entire 12-year career with the Chicago Bears.  Beginning Wednesday, teams can sign any player and does not count against the NFL’s formula for awarding compensatory...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  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 Working On New Contract For LB Michael Wilhoite

49ers GM Trent Baalke told reporters on Friday that they are working on a new contract for ILB Michael Wilhoite, per Cam Inman. San Francisco tendered Wilhoite, an exclusive rights free agents, a contract back in early March, which means he’ll be under team control for at least the 2015 season. Earlier in the offseason, reports mentioned that ... The post 49ers Working On New...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Trying To Trade ILB Michael Wilhoite

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, citing multiple sources, reports that the 49ers are trying to trade ILB Michael Wilhoite. According to a league source who spoke with Barrows, the 49ers are looking for a sixth- or seventh-round draft pick in return for Wilhoite. Barrows mentions that while Wilhoite has been value player on both defense and special ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Why is Eli Manning Playing Football as a San Francisco 49er?

Why is Eli Manning Playing Football as a San Francisco 49er? What exactly is New York Giants’ quarterback, Eli Manning thinking when he threw this sloppy interception right into the hands of San Francisco 49ers linebacker, Michael Wilhoite? Does he want to play as a 49er? Wilhoite was no where … The post Why is Eli Manning Playing Football as a San Francisco 49er? appeared first...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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,'' Wilhoite said...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 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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