Posts Tagged ‘patrick willis’

San Francisco Hoping to Take Another Step Forward in 2012

Two special teams’ blunders and a few passes later and the San Francisco 49ers found their outstanding 2011-2012 NFL season over.  For the first time in over a decade the 49ers were once against on top of their division, the NFC West, finishing the regular season with a 13-3 record.  Furthermore, the Niners dominated conference […]

49ers Earn 12th Win Of The Season; Rally To Sink Seattle 19-17

David Akers made four field goals to give him 42 this season, most in league history, and the San Francisco 49ers eliminated Seattle from postseason contention by holding off the Seahawks 19-17 on Saturday. The NFC West champions remained in position for the No. 2 playoff seed and a first-round bye thanks to Akers and […]

49ers All Pro LB Patrick Willis has a Grade Two Hamstring Strain

Four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis underwent an MRI exam Monday on his injured right hamstring. The results revealed a Grade-two hamstring strain for the Niners’ star defender. The Ole Miss product landed awkwardly after missing a tackle on fullback Brit Miller during an 18- yard completion from A.J. Feeley with 4:28 left in the first quarter of Sunday’s 26-0 shutout […]

Patrick Willis named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

The 49ers announced that linebacker Patrick Willis has been rewarded NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for Week 5. Willis recorded 12 tackles and a fumble recovery in the team’s 48-3 thrashing of the Buccaneers on Sunday. For the season, the four-time Pro Bowler has a team-high 40 tackles with four passes defensed, a […]

Week Two NFL Preview: Cowboys at 49ers

Complimentary of Cowboys Gab editor Alex Weston Dallas Cowboys (0-1) @ San Francisco 49ers (1-0) Where: Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA When: 12:05 PM PST Media: FOX It is a tale of two teams as the Cowboys enter San Francisco for their match up against the 49ers this Sunday. Dallas is coming off a heart […]

Cowboys Gab Preview: Cowboys @ San Francisco 49ers

Dallas Cowboys (0-1) @ San Francisco 49ers (1-0) Where: Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA When: 3:05 PM CST Media: FOX It is a tale of two teams as the Cowboys enter San Francisco for their match up against the 49ers this Sunday. Dallas is coming off a heart breaking loss to the Jets in a […]

Week One Preview: 49ers vs. Seahawks

“You try to hit delete on those and move forward.” —QB Alex Smith when asked about how he prepared in his prior six seasons. The San Francisco 49ers haven’t generated a winning mark in eight seasons, however, there looks to be an abundance of hope; especially with a new shot caller planning to put a […]

Gridiron Gab NFL Preseason Power Rankings

1. New Orleans Saints – Improved ground game for Drew Brees is scary to think about.  Mark Ingram has the best interior line in football to work with.  A loaded defensive front combined with a top-tier secondary has coordinator Gregg Williams smiling.  Gotta love Sean Payton’s aggressive play calling on offense.  Superdome is the definition […]