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  • NaVorro Bowman says he's committed to be 'a 49er for life'

    Linebacker NaVorro Bowman told members of the media on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, that he is happy to have signed a four-year contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers, saying, "My heart is here." He also expressed satisfaction at having a chance to share his experience with the team's younger players.

Linebacker NaVorro Bowman told members of the media on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, that he is happy to have signed a four-year contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers, saying, "My heart is here." He also expressed satisfaction at having a chance to share his experience with the team's younger players. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
Linebacker NaVorro Bowman told members of the media on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, that he is happy to have signed a four-year contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers, saying, "My heart is here." He also expressed satisfaction at having a chance to share his experience with the team's younger players. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
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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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