Fresh off a weekend in the snow, 49ers.com has scooped up all the top headlines from the weekend.
If you missed our Celebrity Winter Fest updates from the weekend, there was plenty of money being raised for the 49ers Foundation. Players, coaches, general manager Trent Baalke and alumni traveled up to Lake Tahoe for the weekend to help out a great cause which aims to keep underprivileged kids safe, on track and in school.
One of the weekend’s noticeable attendees was recognized in another way by a respected football analysis site. More on that, important league news and other 49ers headlines can be found after the jump.
According to ProFootballFocus.com, 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith led the NFL in pass rushing productivity in 2011. PFF’s numbers show Smith having a 15.36 pass rushing productivity rating after the No. 7 overall pick in last year’s draft totaled a combined 64 sacks, hits and hurries on just 337 pass rushes.
With league owner meetings taking placed this week, several rule revisions will be discussed by the league’s competition committee. ProFootballTalk.com highlights the possible changes which is led by postseason overtime rules potentially being implemented in the regular season.
Venerable Sports Illustrated columnist Peter King updates all things NFL from the league meetings in his Monday Morning Quarterback column, including his thoughts on his favorite 10 moves of the free agency period thus far. King ranked Alex Smith’s re-signing with the 49ers as his second-favorite move.
Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee writes Virginia Tech running back David Wilson will visit the 49ers on April 11 and 12 according to a league source.
Barrows also shared a rundown of 49ers players who he’s seen arriving to team headquarters presumably for offseason workouts.
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49ers defensive lineman Ricky Jean Francois certainly enjoyed his time at the Winter Fest. Stay tuned all week for more coverage from the event, only on 49ers.com.
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