49ers defense shows promise heading into bye week | Baldy’s Breakdowns

Oct 13, 2021 at 3:07 PM--


NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down what excites him about the San Francisco 49ers defense in Week 5 as they head into their bye week.
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