SANTA CLARA – Inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman arguably had already passed Patrick Willis’ on-field production the last time the 49ers had serious contract negotiations with him.
On Thursday morning, defensive lineman Kaleb Ramsey became the seventh 49ers player to call it quits in less than two years' time...
When linebacker Patrick Willis announced his surprise retirement from the NFL more than 14 months ago, he did not look back.
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Editor's note: The video above is of 49ers' All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis announcing his retirement from the National Football League