49ers happy circumstances led them to linebacker Fred Warner

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49ers happy circumstances led them to linebacker Fred Warner
49ers happy circumstances led them to linebacker Fred Warner

In April, when Reuben Foster was facing three felony charges, the 49ers used an early third-round draft pick on BYU inside linebacker Fred Warner. In June, when asked if the 49ers would have selected Warner if not for Foster's legal issues, vice president of player personnel Adam Peters offered a non-response. It confirmed what appeared obvious. “That's probably a question,” Peters said, smiling, “that I don't want to answer.” Yes, Foster's uncertain future almost certainly motivated the 49ers to draft Warner. Now, as a result, the future of the 49ers at inside linebacker appears exceedingly bright for several seasons to come. On Sunday, with Foster beginning a two-game suspension, Warner was

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