Day 3, practice 4: Willis sits it out

Patrick Willis sat out practice with a right ankle strain, according to the team. It’s not a sprain – it’s a strain, which means it’s an injury to a muscle. Sprain is a ligament issue, so I believe this is good – and not a big deal.

August 3, 2009

Ready to get going

**Updates with new player signed.**   It’s the eve of the first practice of training camp, and you can bet the players are eager to get on the field and hit somebody. (And they’ll get plenty of chances in the next few weeks.)

July 31, 2009

Camp and contract updates

If you want to see the 49ers practice during training camp, we have two words that might be helpful: Good luck. The 49ers have announced only four practices this summer will be open to the general public. (The 49ers and their South Bay media partner, the San Jose Mercury News, have devised a system for allocating the tickets to the four practice sessions. Click here for all the information.)  …

July 13, 2009