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49ers LB Fred Warner Jumps On Fumble For Recovery Against Falcons

Dec 19, 2021, 4:06 PM
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San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Fred Warner (54) celebrates a goal-line stand during the NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers on December 19, 2021 at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. (Photo by Bob Kupbens/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Bob Kupbens/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former BYU and current San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner hopped on the football for a fumble recovery against the Atlanta Falcons.

The 49ers hosted the Falcons on Sunday, December 19.

With 13:28 remaining in the third quarter, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan fumble the ball after a strip-sack by San Francisco’s Nick Bosa.

With pigskin sitting on the turf, Warner hopped on the ball for a fumble recovery.

It was Warner’s third fumble recovery of the season.

San Francisco’s turned the turnover into a touchdown on the following possession and took a 24-10 lead.

After the turnover, the former BYU star had eight total tackles, six solo tackles, a pass breakup, and a fumble recovery.

San Francisco’s game against Atlanta is televised on CBS.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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