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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:30:03 -0700
Updating previous reports, San Francisco 49ers LB Patrick Willis (toe) has been ruled out for Week 7 against the Denver Broncos. He was wearing a walking boot Friday, Oct. 17. LB Chris Borland is set to start in place of Willis.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:10:04 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LB Chris Borland is expected to start at inside linebacker in Week 7 because LB Patrick Willis (toe) is expected to miss the game.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:14:48 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LB Patrick Willis (toe) will undergo an MRI exam to determine the severity of the toe injury he suffered in Week 6 Monday, Oct. 13, according to sources. Willis was wearing a walking boot on his left foot and said X-rays were taken. He was replaced in the game by LB Chris Borland.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:15:09 -0700
The San Francisco 49ers could use one inside linebacker in the base defense and another in the nickel defense while LB NaVorro Bowman (knee) is out of the lineup, according to defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. LB Michael Wilhoite has been working with the starting defense during training camp, but LB Chris Borland could also compete for the starting job.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:48:03 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LB Chris Borland said he understands that LB Michael Wilhoite is the leading candidate for the starting inside linebacker job that will replace LB NaVorro Bowman (knee) but is looking forward to competing with Wilhoite during training camp.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:22:26 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LB Chris Borland could receive playing time early in the season because of LB NaVorro Bowman's (knee) injury.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:21:20 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LBs Michael Wilhoite, Nick Moody, Chris Borland, Shayne Skov and Blake Costanzo will compete for playing time while LB NaVorro Bowman (knee) recovers from an ACL tear in his left knee.
Fri, 23 May 2014 17:45:25 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LB Michael Wilhoite may be the leading candidate to start at inside linebacker while LB NaVorro Bowman (knee) is sidelined, because he has been in defensive coordinator Vic Fangio's system for two years. Wilhoite is expected to compete with LBs Nick Moody, Chris Borland and Shayne Skov for the job.
Thu, 22 May 2014 17:09:56 -0700
The San Francisco 49ers have signed third-round draft choice LB Chris Borland to a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Fri, 09 May 2014 21:21:25 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LB Chris Borland will compete with LBs Michael Wilhoite and Nick Moody for one of the starting inside linebacker jobs while LB NaVorro Bowman (knee) is out of the lineup.
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