San Francisco 49ers' DeForest Buckner speaks after a team practice at an NFL football facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
San Francisco 49ers' DeForest Buckner speaks after a team practice at an NFL football facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Jeff Chiu AP
San Francisco 49ers' DeForest Buckner speaks after a team practice at an NFL football facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Jeff Chiu AP
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