NFL training camp: What’s fueling the Fred Warner-Brandon Aiyuk feud

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner, left, and teammate/wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk have gotten after each other early in training camp.

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A little competition between teammates is par for the course at NFL training camps, and it can even get a little feisty.

That’s happening at San Francisco 49ers camp right now, with some chippiness brewing between linebacker Fred Warner and wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk. 

Reporters who are at camp said the pair got after each other twice during practice Tuesday.

First rough stuff of training camp: Brandon Aiyuk seemed to take exception to some post-catch swatting from Fred Warner and the LBs. Deebo Samuel bolted into the fray from 20 yards away to help his fellow wideout. #spicey

— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) August 2, 2022

In Round II, Brandon Aiyuk and Fred Warner both squared up, ready to throw hands but that certainly wouldn’t have been great since both had helmets on. Both quickly ended up on the bottom of a scrum as teammates got involved

— David Lombardi (@LombardiHimself) August 2, 2022

The fighting led 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan to pause practice at one point, according to The Athletic’s David Lombardi.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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