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  • Cornerback Josh Norman clears the air with Deion Sanders

    NFL cornerback Josh Norman, in whom the San Francisco 49ers have indicated interested after being made a free agent by the Carolina Panthers, took time to set the record straight with NFL Network reporter - and Hall of Fame corner himself - Deion Sanders over an on-field incident with New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham. The Norman-Sanders exchange came during media day before Super Bowl 50 in February 2016. The San Francisco 49ers reportedly are interested in possibly signing Norman.

NFL cornerback Josh Norman, in whom the San Francisco 49ers have indicated interested after being made a free agent by the Carolina Panthers, took time to set the record straight with NFL Network reporter - and Hall of Fame corner himself - Deion Sanders over an on-field incident with New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham. The Norman-Sanders exchange came during media day before Super Bowl 50 in February 2016. The San Francisco 49ers reportedly are interested in possibly signing Norman. Ryan Young The Sun News
NFL cornerback Josh Norman, in whom the San Francisco 49ers have indicated interested after being made a free agent by the Carolina Panthers, took time to set the record straight with NFL Network reporter - and Hall of Fame corner himself - Deion Sanders over an on-field incident with New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham. The Norman-Sanders exchange came during media day before Super Bowl 50 in February 2016. The San Francisco 49ers reportedly are interested in possibly signing Norman. Ryan Young The Sun News
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UPDATED April 22, 2016 11:04 AM

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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