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    Getting into full pads for the first time during training camp, the San Francisco 49ers were asked to get to hittin' by coach Chip Kelly on Tuesday. Aug. 2, 2016. He said he liked what he saw.

Getting into full pads for the first time during training camp, the San Francisco 49ers were asked to get to hittin' by coach Chip Kelly on Tuesday. Aug. 2, 2016. He said he liked what he saw. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
Getting into full pads for the first time during training camp, the San Francisco 49ers were asked to get to hittin' by coach Chip Kelly on Tuesday. Aug. 2, 2016. He said he liked what he saw. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
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