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49ers Blitz: Deebo Samuel talks COVID-19 testing with Brandon Aiyuk, no preseason, 80-man rosters, PFF’s LB rankings

Jul 21, 2020 at 8:02 PM--


Here are some of the top San Francisco 49ers storylines that made their way around social media on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

Receivers Discuss COVID-19 Protocols


On Instagram Live today, 49ers receivers Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk discussed the team's COVID-19 testing protocols. Rookies, which applies to Aiyuk, and injured players, which applies to Samuel, report for testing on Thursday along with the team's four quarterbacks.


No Preseason in 2020


The NFL and NFLPA appear to have come to an agreement to eliminate all scheduled preseason games leading to the 2020 regular season.


NFL Rosters Are Expected to Shrink


In addition to no preseason games in 2020, the NFL will likely reduce the size of rosters going into training camp.


10th Best?

Pro Football Focus released its linebacker rankings and have the 49ers' group ranked 10th in the NFL.

Kwon Alexander, Fred Warner, and Dre Greenlaw are the primary starters for the 49ers. The group also consists of Azeez Al-Shaair, Mark Nzeocha, Joe Walker, Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles, Joey Alfieri, and Jonas Griffith.






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