49ers Willis Leaves Game with Hamstring Injury

6 years 1 week 5 days ago Sunday, December 04 2011 Dec 4, 2011 Sunday, December 04, 2011 3:24:00 PM CST December 04, 2011 in Football
Source: The Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - 49ers All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis has left Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams with a right hamstring injury. His return was doubtful.

Willis landed awkwardly after missing a tackle on fullback Brit Miller, who made an 18-yard completion from A.J. Feeley with 4:28 left in the first quarter. Willis' body twisted as he fell to the ground at Candlestick Park and he stayed down for a short time as trainers ran out to check on him, then helped him limp off the field.

Willis came into Sunday's game with 93 tackles, two sacks, a career-best four forced fumbles and an interception for the NFC West-leading 49ers.

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