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Baalke Trying to Keep 49ers Ahead of the Curve

The 49ers’ 2016 draft class had many fans wondering why the team failed to address an apparent obvious need at middle linebacker. Three seasons ago, the 49ers had arguably the NFL’s two best inside linebackers in Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman. Together they stalked from sideline to sideline, swallowing up running backs and tight ends like clock work. The defense was built...
Via cover32
15 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers sign linebacker Michael Wilhoite to one-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Linebacker Michael Wilhoite signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, nearly two months after the restricted free agent was tendered a contract. He started all 12 games he played last season and 16 in 2014. The 29-year-old Wilhoite took on a greater role after five-time All-Pro Patrick Willis retired in March 2015 followed by fellow...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Linebacker Michael Wilhoite re-ups with 49ers for another year

The 49ers might have plenty of uncertainty at quarterback, but they’ve quietly put together a very solid defensive front seven, and they got part of that group under contract. The team announced that restricted free agent linebacker Michael Wilhoite had signed his one-year contract. The 49ers found him playing for the Omaha Nighthawks of the…
Via Pro Football Talk
20 days ago

49ers Re-Sign RFA LB Michael Wilhoite

The San Francisco 49ers announced Wednesday that restricted free agent LB Michael Wilhoite has signed his one-year tender. The 49ers used a low-round tender on Wilhoite that will run them $1,671,000 for the 2016 season. This also gave them the right of first refusal on any contract offer they receive, but he didn’t receive an offer sheet from another team. Wilhoite was one...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers sign linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong for next season

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have signed linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong to a one-year contract extension that takes him through next season. The team said it also tendered 2016 contracts Tuesday to restricted free agent linebacker Michael Wilhoite and offensive lineman Jordan Devey, an exclusive rights free agent. General manager Trent Baalke had said last April...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers Use Low-Round Tender On RFA LB Michael Wilhoite

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the 49ers tendered restricted free agent LB Michael Wilhoite at the low-round level. The low-round tender will cost the 49ers $1,671,000 for the 2016 season and give them the right of first refusal on any contract offer they receive. However, if they elect to not match an offer sheet, they would not receive any compensation for him. Wilhoite...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers 2016 restricted free agents

This is the second part of a three part series on the San Francisco 49ers 2016 free agent outlook. For the 2016 off season the San Francisco 49ers have three restricted free agents, Michael Wilhoite, Tony Jerod-Eddie and Ray-Ray Armstrong.  Only Wilhoite is of any significance, having started 28 games over the last two seasons.  With the team having plenty of space under the salary...
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Wilhoite put on active roster, returns to practice

The 49ers welcomed a familiar face back to the practice field. Michael Wilhoite, who started 16 games last year, was removed from the active/non-football injury (NFI) list and placed on the active roster.Wilhoite had been sidelined with was diagnosed as a leg strain, but allowed his first practice went about as planned.“It was good,” Wilhoite told reporters, via the team website...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Francisco 49ers LB Michael Wilhoite Makes Beautiful Interception During OTAs

Linebacker Michael Wilhoite had a harder time getting to the NFL than a lot of guys. After going undrafted coming out of Washburn University in 2011 he was picked up by the Omaha Nighthawks of the short lived United Football League. Upon the conclusion of the season he was signed to the 49ers practice squad, resigned to the practice squad for the '12 season, but has been on the...
Via FatManWriting
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The time is ripe for 49ers linebacker Michael Wilhoite to get an extension

This offseason has not been kind to the San Francisco 49ers organization or their fans. A number of key players have left in free agency, and a couple more have retired. Nowhere has the sting been felt more accutely than at the linebacker position, which has seen Patrick Willis and Chris Borland retire, and Chase Thomas go down with an ACL injury. Also, Navorro Bowman is still recovering...
Via cover32
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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