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PATRICK WILLIS RUMORS

Calvin Johnson considering retirement

Last offseason saw a future Hall of Fame player retire in the prime of his career when former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis walked away from the game at the age of 30. While we have no idea whether Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will follow suit here, it seems that he is seriously considering retirement. In a press release from the Lions on Wednesday,...
Via Sportsnaut
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Patrick Willis rumors gaining traction

Former San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Patrick Willis, whose retirement this past March shocked the entire NFL community, was reported by Bleacher Report to be considering a comeback. Considering that Willis is only 30 years old, was arguably the best linebacker in football when he retired, and chose to retire over something as menial as a toe injury, that rumor is not difficult...
Via EndZoneScore
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Willis slams reports he’s considering a return

Patrick Willis took to social media to blast a report that he was considering a return to the 49ers in 2016. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report said Wednesday that Willis, who retired at the age of 30 during the offseason, was considering a return to the team next season. Willis caught wind of that story, and he very clearly refuted it with an all-caps denial on social media. “I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

What Are The Odds Patrick Willis Will Come Out Of Retirement This Season?

The football loving free world was caught off-guard when San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis announced that he was retiring. He was only 30 and at the top of his game, but he wanted to call it a day while he could still remember walking away. As much as fans hated it, his logic was hard to argue with--but what's to say he will not come back?Lots of guys walk away early...
Via FatManWriting
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Patrick Willis a Hall of Famer?

By Brad Gagnon It’s been overshadowed by a flurry of free agent signings and trades, but Patrick Willis shocked the football world this week with his sudden retirement from the NFL. Willis never put up huge numbers and didn’t play a flashy position. His play had begun to fall off as he dealt with injury problems the last couple years, but this is close to being a Barry Sanders...
Via This Given Sunday
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Willis Seems to Officially Announce Retirement

San Francisco 49ers linebacker and future Hall of Famer Patrick Willis is walking away from the game at the age of 30. After earning seven Pro Bowl appearances in eight seasons, Willis is obviously looking to try out a different arena in his life. Reports earlier on Monday indicated that Willis’ decision to retire was based more on religion than anything else. His recent post...
Via Sportsnaut
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Willis Expected to Announce Retirement

Funny things are going on in San Francisco right now. According to Yahoo Sports NFL insider Rand Getlin, the 49ers are expecting All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis to retire after just eight seasons in the NFL. The report didn’t expand on the potential reasons behind Willis’ likely retirement, but other information has come out indicating that it’s due to some sort of “religious...
Via Sportsnaut
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers reportedly expecting Patrick Willis to retire

One of the best linebackers in the NFL is expected to walk away from the game at age 30.   San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis is getting set to call it a career, according to Yahoo! Sports NFL insider Rand Getlin. Source: the #49ers are bracing themselves for the loss of LB Patrick Willis. Expecting him to retire. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) March 09, 2015 Willis...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2015  |  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
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Keys to beating the Denver Broncos

The San Francisco 49ers will try to win their fourth straight game as face the Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday Night Football.  The Niners undoubtedly face their biggest game this season as Manning will try to break Brett Favre’s single season touchdown record in front of his home crowd.  Although the Broncos come in as favorites, since 2011, the 49ers have a...
Via isportsweb.com
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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