Patrick Willis officially announced his retirement today at a press conference, where he wept openly and cited scripture. Journalists gave him a standing ovation, which was weird. And for reasons that escape us, he also wore his tie as pictured above.
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I'd like to say that 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis is the most underrated defensive player in the NFL, but the guy has been to two straight Pro Bowls, so someone's noticing.
The big question in San Francisco right now: Should Mike Singletary be kept on as head coach next season? The overwhelming sentiment so far is yes, although Jets' wide receiver Brad Smith may not agree. If there were ever any doubt as to whether the 49ers would begin to take on Singletary's rabid personality, this…