Patrick Willis Injury: Updates on 49ers LB's Groin

Matt Fitzgerald@@MattFitz_geraldCorrespondent IIISeptember 22, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 31:  Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers addresses the media during Super Bowl XLVII Media Availability at the New Orleans Marriott on January 31, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 49ers will take on the Baltimore Ravens on February 3, 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
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San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis exited Sunday's Week 3 game against the Indianapolis Colts in Candlestick Park with a groin injury.

The 49ers' official Twitter stated that Willis would not return to this pivotal game, one which the 49ers would eventually lose:

#49ers LB @PatrickWillis52 (groin) will not return to today's game.

— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) September 22, 2013

He was ruled inactive for Week 5. He is active for Week 6.

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