What does 49ers’ trade for Jordan Willis mean to pass rush? – The Mercury News
SANTA CLARA — The 49ers’ latest in-season trade pales in comparison to acquiring Jimmy Garoppolo and Emmanuel Sanders in recent years but they made a deal Wednesday to aid their crippled pass rush.
Jordan Willis, a third-year edge rusher, is joining the Niners from the NFL’s worst team, the New York Jets, a league source confirmed.
Willis’ trade, because of ongoing COVID-19 protocol and a physical exam, will not be official until next week, so he is unavailable for when the 49ers (3-3) next play…