49ers LB Fred Warner Collects Early Fumble Recovery Against Colts
Oct 24, 2021, 6:48 PM | Updated: Oct 25, 2021, 1:06 am
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU and current 49ers linebacker Fred Warner came up with a big fumble recovery early in San Francisco’s game against the Indianapolis Colts.
The Niners hosted the Colts on Sunday, October 24.
After San Francisco marched down the field for a touchdown on the opening drive of the game, Indianapolis had its first offensive possession.
With 10:12 remaining in the opening quarter, running back Jonathan Taylor ran the ball on the Colts’ first offensive play.
49ers defensive back Josh Norman punched the ball free from Taylor’s grip and onto the turf. Warner collected the ball amid a pile of players and regained possession for San Francisco.
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A few plays later, the Niners turned the turnover into three points on a short field.
The kick extended San Francisco’s lead to 9-0 with 8:19 left in the first quarter.
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Warner entered the game with 45 total tackles, 29 solo tackles, and a pass breakup this season.
San Francisco’s game against Indianapolis is televised on KSL TV.
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