WATCH: 49ers ILB Patrick Willis May Come Out Of Retirement In 2016

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According to Bleacher Report, San Francisco 49ers ILB Patrick Willis may come out of retirement for the 2016 season. A source close to the situation told me that although Willis is pondering about a return it’s not likely.

A seven-time Pro Bowl selection and five-time first-team All-Pro, Willis has recorded 950 tackles, 20.5 sacks, 8 interceptions, 53 pass break-ups and 16 forced fumbles during his career.

Watch the video below as Jason Cole breaks down why he believes Willis may return to the gridiron as he had this to say…

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