Patrick Willis will reportedly announce his
retirement after eight seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.

Yahoo! Sports and NFL.com reported the news, saying the seven-time
Pro Bowl linebacker will make it official on Tuesday.

The 30-year-old veteran played just six games last season because
of a toe injury that eventually required surgery. He registered 34
tackles with an interception last season.

Willis was a first-round pick in the 2007 NFL Draft and recorded
more than 100 tackles in six of his first seven seasons. The Ole
Miss product also had 20 1/2 sacks with eight interceptions.