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49ers’ Justin Smith announces retirement from NFL

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco 49ers announced Monday that DT Justin Smith will retire from the National Football League. “Tough. Physical. Durable. Hard-working. Dedicated. Selfless. Justin embodies each of those qualities and brought even more with him to work each and every day,” said 49ers CEO Jed York. “Whether it was chasing down a wide receiver...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Draft Preview: Wide Receiver

For San Francisco 49ers fans, it has been a tumultuous offseason starting with the “mutual” departure of Jim Harbaugh after their final regular season game. Compounded with the unexpected retirements of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland, the departure of Frank Gore, Mike Iupati, and Michael Crabtree in free agency, and the uncertainty of Justin Smith’s future, the 49ers looks...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Train Like a Pro: Patrick Willis's Upper-Body Strength Workout

Patrick Willis, former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, was known for his elite tackling ability—and his knack for striking fear into his opponents' eyes. Although Willis recently retired from
Via Stack
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Breakdown: NFC West Division

Starting today, I am doing a division by division breakdown of possible draft options in the upcoming NFL draft. I will be starting with the NFC West and will follow up with the AFC West next. Arizona Cardinals: Needs: RB, OL, TE, CB, DT, OLB Possible first round players: Eddie Goldman (DT), Marcus Peters (CB), La’el Collins (OT), Vic Beasley (OLB), Denzel Perryman (ILB), TJ...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hitler is not happy about Patrick Willis retiring from the 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers have had a rocky offseason to say the least. Many fans are concerned about the direction of the team following the losses of so many key pieces, none more so than the retirement of legendary linebacker Patrick Willis… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best value free agent signings so far in 2015 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen during the...
Via cover32
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Patrick Willis a Hall of Famer?

It’s been overshadowed by a flurry of free-agent signings and trades, but Patrick Willis shocked the football world this week with his sudden retirement from the NFL. Willis never put up big numbers and didn’t play a flashy position, and his play had begun to fall off as he dealt with injury problems the last couple years, but this is close to being a Barry Sanders-type of...
Via This Given Sunday
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Willis Invents Odd Way To Wear Tie While Announcing Retirement (Photo)

For eight years, Patrick Willis’ work clothes have been a helmet, shoulder pads and football uniform. So forgive him if he has an unusual take on business attire. In announcing his retirement Tuesday, however, the San Francisco 49ers linebacker — maybe intentionally, maybe not — chose an unusual way to wear his necktie. Let’s just say he really...
Via NESN.com
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Willis Seems to Officially Announce Retirement

San Francisco 49ers linebacker and future Hall of Famer Patrick Willis is walking away from the game at the age of 30. After earning seven Pro Bowl appearances in eight seasons, Willis is obviously looking to try out a different arena in his life. Reports earlier on Monday indicated that Willis’ decision to retire was based more on religion than anything else. His recent post...
Via Sportsnaut
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Willis Expected to Announce Retirement

Funny things are going on in San Francisco right now. According to Yahoo Sports NFL insider Rand Getlin, the 49ers are expecting All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis to retire after just eight seasons in the NFL. The report didn’t expand on the potential reasons behind Willis’ likely retirement, but other information has come out indicating that it’s due to some sort of “religious...
Via Sportsnaut
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers reportedly expecting Patrick Willis to retire

One of the best linebackers in the NFL is expected to walk away from the game at age 30.   San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis is getting set to call it a career, according to Yahoo! Sports NFL insider Rand Getlin. Source: the #49ers are bracing themselves for the loss of LB Patrick Willis. Expecting him to retire. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) March 09, 2015 Willis...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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