Former 49ers Patrick Willis, Bryant Young Among 2021 HOF SemifinalistsPatrick Willis and Bryant Young, both former defenders for the San Francisco 49ers, were among the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2021, which the organization revealed Tuesday.
Former 49er Patrick Willis Delivers Ultimate Surprise To Niner Fan
Former Niner Great Patrick Willis Claims Being Thrown For Financial LossIt was a story that captured headlines -- former San Francisco 49ers great Patrick Willis finding life and success after football in the Silicon Valley.
Former NFL Great Patrick Willis Tackles Startup WorldMany NFL greats struggle with life after football, but former 49ers star Patrick Willis is using a chance encounter with a neighbor to stage an all-out blitz on the Silicon Valley startup world.
Disappointing 2015 Season For 49ers Almost At An EndDespite losing a big-name coach and a lot of defensive talent from last year's 8-8 team, the San Francisco 49ers had high hopes for the 2015 season. However, it just hasn't turned out that way for them this year. With one game left to play, the 49ers are just 4-11 and on the verge of their worst season since 2005.
Patrick Willis Says He Is Not Coming Out Of RetirementFormer 49er defensive standout Patrick Willis has emphatically responded to Bleacher Report's story that he is considering returning to football.
New-Look 49ers Hosting Vikings In Monday Night OpenerThe San Francisco 49ers open their 2015 campaign on Monday Night Football, hosting the second game of a doubleheader on ESPN. The Minnesota Vikings come to Levi's Stadium for the matchup, led by an exciting young quarterback and a veteran running back with something to prove after a lost 2014 season.
Daily Madden: Patrick Willis Retires On A Wild Day Of NFL Trades And Free Agent SigningsJohn Madden looked back at the free agent and trade frenzy in the NFL.
Disgruntled 49ers Fans Start Facebook Page Calling For Jed York To ResignThey are looking to raise funds for a billboard that would demand the resignation of CEO Jed York and bring community ownership to the 49ers.
'Happy,' Emotional Patrick Willis Announces Retirement From 49ersPatrick Willis, the man considered the heart and soul of the San Francisco 49ers defensive unit announced his retirement from football Tuesday with an emotional speech where he spoke of the challenges to stayng healthy and his happiness of looking forward the next chapter in his life.
49ers Expected To Lose Defensive Stars Patrick Willis, Justin Smith To RetirementThe 2015 San Francisco 49ers will look much, much different that the team that appeared in the Super Bowl just a couple of seasons ago. Multiple sources report the team will lose two the mainstays of their NFC championship defense: Patrick Willis and Justin Smith.
49ers 2014 Season Marred By InjuriesAs the 49ers look back on this season, it will not be positive. The team almost had a losing record, and missed the playoffs after 3 straight NFC Championship games. However, the teams awful season has to do with injuries than anything else, and a problem that shouldn't haunt them next season.
Opponent Profile: Battle Of The Bay Has Added Harbaugh IntrigueRumors are flying that the San Francisco 49ers might trade Head Coach Jim Harbaugh to the Oakland Raiders, and that's just the icing on the cake for this Bay Area rivalry. The 49ers need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, and the Silver & Black just need something to forget that beating they just took from the St. Louis Rams. The Sunday game at the Coliseum promises to be quite interesting.
Week 11 Injury Report: 49ers, Giants Both Dealing With Multiple InjuriesThe 49ers and Giants have to game plan for some missing players this week, but none that they can't overcome. There will be several game time decisions, but no big name is really in danger of sitting this one out, other than Patrick Willis.
Daily Madden: The 49ers Defense Fights Through InjuriesThe 49ers have lost All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis for the season. He announced Tuesday he'll have surgery on his injured big toe after missing the last three games.