6.7: 49ers OTA Report
Patrick Willis participates in his first practice since minor knee surgery.
Second act Texas to the first of four days of forty -- organized training activities in Santa Clara and looking back on the field. Three time Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis. Participating in the individual drills for the first time since. Surgery to remove a Bursa sac in his name Willis is expected to be -- operate by the start of training camp in July however. He doubles over achieve these that'd be going right now. Good month. Let's go Friday knowledge how -- it is gelatin got to work you know I've been going on Santonio if you -- so you don't -- so. And as I've denoting -- of our mission in the levels -- -- listen we know when. I want higher authority Teddy Nolan pitch that you Alison. Familiarity is -- for the offense this offseason quarterback Alex Smith is operating atop the depth chart without the burden of having a learning new system. Coordinator Jimmy res second season marked the first time in Smith's six year career you'll have that continuity from one season to the next. With more Jimmy sire takes us inside but the 49ers. -- just a handful of practices and offseason workouts and the 49ers offense is already feeling in ahead of the game. -- everything that they've just found Zito would go on the same -- adjustments on the field speed of play that. You know wary of those who really can have the foundation Sandra to build upon it now was able to covers the horsepower. Do you tell I think he's the big thing I guess that -- really -- I notice. A lot of guests. Connecting and you know right now perceive -- -- Alex Smith. Even running backs francoeur -- gone with the receivers it's everybody coming together. For the first time in his pro career Alex Smith enters the season in a familiar offensive system. So instead of learning the actor knows he can antiques and execute them. You take a guy like Peyton Manning who's had just seen -- and coordinator. For two years. Oh -- you take a guy like Alex it's never happened. Annual question asking is what it. You have a war if there it's -- I didn't get going forward that that what if we'll begin to answer. -- Bernie -- francoeur was absent from money morning's practice but no reason for alarm were told assists travel issues. He is expected to be on the field with the team for Tuesday's workout reporting from saint -- I'm -- sire for Comcast sports net.