PATRICK WILLIS NEWS

Ahmad Brooks: ‘I did not quit on the team’

            San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks said Wednesday that he apologized to defensive line coach Jim Tomsula and his teammates for what he said during the team’s 16-10 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. But he disputed reports that he benched himself. “It was an emotional reaction during the game, and I reacted...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ahmad Brooks benched himself during 49ers game

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks, who helped seal the team’s win against the New Orleans Saints in Week 10, apparently isn’t happy with his role. The underrated outside linebacker reportedly benched himself against the New York Giants on Sunday (via Fox Sports). A source told FOX Sports that Brooks was upset with the coaches’ decision to take reps away from...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vic Fangio on Losing Patrick Willis: ‘You Just Don’t Replace a Guy Like That’

As good as rookie Chris Borland has been, he’s no Patrick Willis. Nobody understands that better than the San Francisco 49ers defensive mastermind/coordinator Vic Fangio. “Well it’s extremely difficult,” explained Fangio on the task of stepping in for the the six-time All-Pro. “Patrick’s got tremendous talent in all phases of defensive football both versus the run and...
Via BaySportsNet
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers’ NaVorro Bowman may miss rest of season

            San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman could see his 2014 season end before it even started. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, theres is a “real possibility” that Bowman will moss the final seven games of the season due to a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee. There’s a “real possibility” 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman will...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Injury Update: Patrick Willis placed on IR

San Francisco 49eers veteran LB Patrick Willis was placed on the Injured Reserve list on Monday due to a persisting left toe injury, ending his 2014 season permanently. Willis will soon undergo surgery in order to repair his toe.  The news was reported via the San Francisco 49ers team website early on Tuesday. According to 49ers.com, "Patrick Willis made that bitter, yet forward...
Via NFL Injury Report
13 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers-Giants Preview

Patrick Willis' season is over, and that could very soon apply to the New York Giants. Aldon Smith's, however, is just starting. Smith is slated to return from his suspension Sunday and help the visiting San Francisco 49ers damage any remaining hopes the Giants have for the playoffs. Willis was hoping to return to the field, but his troublesome left big toe put an end to...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Season over for 49ers LB Patrick Willis

Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker Patrick Willis on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. The...
Via Athlon Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Lose Patrick Willis for Remainder of Season

It’s been a pretty bad week for fans of team in the NFC West (well 49ers and Cardinals fans at least). After news came out that Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer would be out for the year with a torn ACL, news out of San Francisco today is that star linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the rest of the year due to surgery needed on his big toe. Willis, who serves as the...
Via The Sideline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Willis: “I feel like I have five or six more years of great football”

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis was placed on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday, and he will undergo surgery on his strained left big toe. Willis, 29, turns 30 in January – an age that typically signifies the beginning of a decline in play. Willis, however, has no such fear that coupling the surgery with the injury is going to slow him down. A tweet from Steve...
Via Down and Distance
14 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers linebacker Patrick Willis out for season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season and require surgery for a strained muscle in his left big toe. Willis was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list Tuesday for the injury suffered in the third quarter at St. Louis on Oct. 13. ''It's very frustrating,'' Willis said. ''My teammates...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the San Francisco 49ers will make the playoffs in 2014

This has been a long season for the San Francisco 49ers. Navarro Bowman hasn’t returned from his torn ACL injury suffered from last year’s playoffs, Patrick Willis won’t return this season with a toe injury, and Aldon Smith hasn’t played this season due to suspension. There are non-stop rumors that Jim Harbaugh is disliked in the locker room and the head coach will be gone...
Via cover32 - 49ers
15 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: 49ers' Willis out for season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A person with knowledge of the injury says San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season and require surgery for a strained left big toe. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team hadn't announced details of Willis' status or any updates on what's next. A seven-time Pro Bowler, Willis...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers lose Patrick Willis for the season

The San Francisco 49ers will likely not have linebacker Patrick Willis for the rest of the season. Willis, 29, has been sidelined since spraining a toe on his left foot in Week 6. Now it appears he will miss the rest of the season. Willis is said to need surgery. Following up on @JayGlazer scoop from Sunday, sources tell @FOXSports1 49ers LB Patrick Willis (toe) likely to get season...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers lose Patrick Willis for the season

The San Francisco 49ers will be without linebacker Patrick Willis for the final seven games of the regular season after placing the seven-time Pro Bowler on injured reserve Tuesday. Source: The 49ers are placing LB Patrick Willis on season-ending injured reserve. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) November 11, 2014   This is a horrible blow to a team that needs to win as many...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers linebacker Patrick Willis out for season, expected to have surgery

49ers linebacker Patrick Willis will likely undergoes season-ending surgery, FOX Sports 1 NFL insider Mike Garafolo has learned. The playmaking linebacker had missed the 49ers' last three games with a big toe injury. Willis, who was third on the team with 49 tackles when he was injured, thought he could return this season. "It's all about being able to know how much...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers LB Patrick Willis To Undergo Season Ending Toe Surgery

The 49ers season just got a little more difficult. According to Mike Garafolo, 49ers star linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season to have surgery on his injured toe. Following up on @JayGlazer scoop from Sunday, sources tell @FOXSports1 49ers LB Patrick Willis (toe) likely to get season-ending surgery. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 11, 2014
Via Thacover2
15 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Patrick Willis likely to have toe surgery

San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis missed his third consecutive game on Sunday with turf toe. He is likely to have season ending surgery on his toe. Following up on @JayGlazer scoop from Sunday, sources tell @FOXSports1 49ers LB Patrick Willis (toe) likely to get season-ending surgery. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 11, 2014 Willis injured his toe...
Via cover32
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Willis To Undergo Season Ending Toe Surgery

The 49ers playoff run just got a little more difficult. According to Mike Garafolo, 49ers star linebacker Patrick Willis will miss the remainder of the season to have surgery on his injured toe. Following up on @JayGlazer scoop from Sunday, sources tell @FOXSports1 49ers LB Patrick Willis (toe) likely to get season-ending surgery. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 11, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Leader Patrick Willis Will Likely Undergo Season Ending Surgery

#457411098 / gettyimages.com Patrick Willis.  Navorro Bowman. Aldon Smith. Three top NFL defensive players on one time, who have been injured for the 49ers, and who have been close to returning to the team.  Aldon Smith was officially reinstated today by the NFL and was at 49ers practice today.  Now, the next bit of news has escaped from the 49ers clubhouse.   This however,...
Via TopSportsReport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers LB Patrick Willis Likely To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports is reporting that 49ers ILB Patrick Willis is likely to undergo season-ending surgery on his toe. This comes just days after Jay Glazer reported that Willis could be out longer than many expected. Willis has already missed move than a month after he suffered the injury back in earlier October. Rookie ILB Chris Borland has done a pretty good job filling...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith returns from suspension

            San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been reinstated from his nine-game suspension. #49ers LB Aldon Smith is officially reinstated from his 9-game suspension. There is a walk-thru today and he’ll participate. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 11, 2014   The 25-year-old Smith was suspended the nine games in August for...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

DA declines to file charges against Ray McDonald

            The Santa Clara District Attorney’s office will not file domestic abuse charges against San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald. McDonald was arrested on Aug. 31 on felony domestic violence charges after an incident that occurred at his San Jose home. From the DA: INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith paying to play this season

            San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will have to pay to play football this season, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. After Smith’s nine-game suspension, his salary this season will be $1.099 million, with the net after taxes being $525,000. The 49ers will take all of that from his game checks this season for money he owes due to...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Willis, Skuta out for 49ers vs. Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have scratched injured starting linebackers Patrick Willis and Dan Skuta for Sunday's game against New Orleans. The Saints will have right tackle Zach Strief in uniform after he missed practice all week with a chest injury, and also have activated center Jonathan Goodwin, who has been limited by ankle and knee injuries. Skuta, who has...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers LB Willis to be game-time decision

  Patrick Willis will be a game-time decision Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers host the St. Louis Rams. The playmaking linebacker missed the 49ers' loss in Denver two weeks ago with a big toe injury. Willis, third on the team with 49 tackles, said he still feels pain but is getting better every day. ''It's all about being able to know how much pain you can endure...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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