Patrick Willis has 'slight fracture'

Updated: August 1, 2013, 10:28 PM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN

San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis suffered a "slight fracture" in an unspecified bone in his right hand during Wednesday's training camp practice, according to league sources.

Willis' injury is not considered serious but the team will proceed with caution to allow time for the hand to heal, sources said. He has suffered previous fractures to the same hand.

Barely 45 minutes into Thursday's workout, the 49ers suffered another injury when trainers carted ...

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