49ers signed ILB Navorro Bowman to a five-year, $45.25 million extension, including $25.5 million in guarantees.
Navorro Bowman set a career-high with 18 tackles in the 49ers' Week 3 loss to the Vikings.
CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco believes ILB Navorro Bowman "seems to be entering Patrick Willis-territory."
49ers ILB Navorro Bowman will wear the team's defensive headset in place of Patrick Willis (hamstring) against the Cardinals.
The 49ers credit ILB Navorro Bowman with 35 tackles, two more than All Pro Patrick Willis.
The Sacramento Bee is projecting Navorro Bowman as the 49ers' new starting inside linebacker.
49ers ILB Navorro Bowman led the team with 26 special teams tackles during his rookie season.
49ers ILB Navorro Bowman was unable to finish Sunday's game against the Seahawks due to a hamstring injury.
49ers ILB Takeo Spikes was the team's nickel linebacker for most of Week 8, with rookie ILB Navorro Bowman playing next to Patrick Willis.
Navorro Bowman filled in with the first team at inside linebacker Wednesday with Takeo Spikes (knee contusion) sidelined.
49ers signed third-round LB Navorro Bowman to a multi-year contract.
49ers third-round pick Navorro Bowman is working primarily at the "Ted" inside linebacker position.
49ers third-round pick Navorro Bowman worked at both the "Mike" and "Ted" linebacker spots this week.
49ers coach Mike Singletary confirmed Friday night that third-round pick Navorro Bowman will focus on special teams in San Francisco.