NFL: San Francisco 49ers’ Brandon Aiyuk and Fred Warner come to blows at practice

San Francisco 49ers’ Brandon Aiyuk and Fred Warner come to blows at follow, as pair trade punches TWICE earlier than coach Kyle Shanahan tells them to knock it off

  • Brandon Aiyuk and Fred Warner threw punches at one another on Tuesday
  • Aiyuk beforehand referred to as 49ers teammate Warner ‘annoying’ and ‘irritating’
  • But Warner stated he ‘selected him out’ to get the most effective of Aiyuk forward of recent season

San Francisco 49ers receiver Brandon Aiyuk and linebacker Fred Warner bought into it on Tuesday, because the pair exchanged punches twice over the objections of head coach Kyle Shanahan.

The largest battle between the 2 occurred after Warner despatched receiver Marcus Johnson to concussion protocol with a late hit. 

While gamers stated the day’s high temperature and an extended, full-pads follow contributed to the tetchiness, according to ESPN, Shanahan made clear that Friday’s incidents had been over his restrict.

‘I would like everybody difficult one another,’ Shanahan stated Friday, in keeping with the location. ‘I do not care how a lot c**p one another talks; I do not care how shut they get to preventing. 

Brandon Aiyuk has yet to truly breakout after being drafted by the 49ers in 2020

Brandon Aiyuk has but to really breakout after being drafted by the 49ers in 2020

Fred Warner said he decided to 'nag' Aiyuk because he knows 'how much he has in him'

Fred Warner stated he determined to ‘nag’ Aiyuk as a result of he is aware of ‘how a lot he has in him’

‘They can do no matter they need to get themselves to be as intense as they need and convey the most effective out of one another, which occurs rather a lot that method. And it is the identical on the sphere.

‘But when you throw a punch, you get ejected otherwise you get a penalty, and we satisfaction ourselves on, I would like individuals to be irritants, I would like individuals to get as shut as they will to all that stuff. I would like individuals to get proper on the road the place they’re about to black out, however you may’t black out on the soccer area otherwise you price your staff.’

Aiyuk and Warner’s beef didn’t come as an entire shock, as Aiyuk (perhaps considerably jokingly) referred to as his teammate ‘annoying’ and ‘irritating’ days earlier. 

Warner, by his personal telling, sees his personal ribbing of Aiyuk as a method of bettering him.

‘Specifically with Brandon, I selected him out,’ Warner stated. ‘I believe he is able to make that subsequent step into taking part in at an elite stage. I’ve gotten after him somewhat bit… as a result of I understand how a lot he has in him. 

‘And I do know if I nag him somewhat bit, he’ll get sick and bored with that and begin to maintain his personal. He’s began to actually achieve that mindset of figuring out he is a man and he is succesful. I’m attempting to get the most effective out of him. That’s it.’

Kyle Shanahan drew the line at throwing punches after Aiyuk and Warner fought on Tuesday

Kyle Shanahan drew the road at throwing punches after Aiyuk and Warner fought on Tuesday

Aiyuk was a 2020 first-round choose (twenty fifth general) who has proven promise however has but to totally get away. 

After posting 748 receiving yards in his rookie 12 months throughout 12 video games, he appeared in all 17 contests final 12 months however solely ticked as much as 826.

Things appeared to relax for San Francisco after issues bought violent between Aiyuk and Warner.

There had been no incidents on Wednesday, in keeping with ESPN, and a video posted to Twitter that day confirmed the pair seemingly smoothing issues over after follow.

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