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Patrick Willis

Clay Matthews (Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFC All-Pro Selections – Defense

Defense wins championships. But these days it’s a certain kind of defense. Check out our NFC all-pro defense to see who excels.


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The 10 New Orleans Spots That 49ers Fans Need To Know Before Super Sunday

When you’re down in the Big Easy and craving some traditional cuisine or a cocktail to wet your pallet, do you really know the players you need to know for the trip to New Orleans?


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after making a tackle against the Chicago Bears at Candlestick Park on November 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Nine 49ers Players Named To Pro Bowl, No Raiders Selected

San Francisco had the most players selected, nine, including six from its second-ranked defense.


SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 23: Patrick Willis #52 San Francisco 49ers celebrates making an interception during game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

49ers’ Patrick Willis Making Impact On And Off The Field

Patrick Willis has become the face of the San Francisco 49er franchise. He is the middle linebacker on a team know for its defensive prowess. As his teammates have stepped up their level of play, he has been able to focus more on his position, and the result is a top tier defense. Willis has also made an impact off the field where he remains involved in the community and is someone who realizes that he is in a position to help those around him.



NaVorro Bowman Is Half Of The Best Linebacker Duo In The NFL

NaVorro Bowman was never viewed as a dominant player, but after waiting for his chance he has made a name for himself. The young linebacker has quickly become one of the best to play the position, and can one day be as good as the man he plays next to, Pro Bowler Patrick Willis. Either way, the two form a duo that is second to none and has led to the 49ers dominance against opposing teams’ running backs.



Patrick Willis Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Week

The news this week around 49er camp is the naming of Patrick WIllis as NFC Defensive Player of the Week. However, he has had to share the headlines with Brandon Jacobs, who has announced that he is ready to get back on the field.


Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ray Lewis Vs. Patrick Willis – Who Is The NFL’s Most Valuable Linebacker?

NFL fans who are up to date will know that Patrick Willis has been the best inside linebacker in the league for the last three or four years.


St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers

49ers, Patriots Lead Pro Bowl Picks

The 49ers and Patriots each placed eight players on the 2012 Pro Bowl rosters, followed by the Ravens and Packers, who had eight players selected.


St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers

Patrick Willis Undergoes MRI On Injured Hamstring

Four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis has undergone an MRI exam on his injured right hamstring and his status for Sunday’s game at Arizona is unclear.


Bruce Miller and Patrick Willis of the San Francisco 49ers (CBS)

Some 49er Players Help Out The Needy In San Jose

The Thanksgiving food drive got off to an early start in Silicon Valley today with several 49ers players on hand to help kick things off.





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