A year removed from doghouse, 49ers’ Brandon Aiyuk already a trusted target of Trey Lance

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The Mercury News

SANTA CLARA — It was over in an instant and barely qualified as a skirmish, but one of the most notable moments from the 49ers’ first practice Wednesday involved wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk enjoying some healthy verbal back-and-forth with Fred Warner. Where Aiyuk is concerned, showing a little fire and having a solid first day of practice is a good thing. He’s currently the 49ers’ No. 1 outside receiving option until Deebo Samuel signs a new contract extension. If Aiyuk learned anything from a rocky start at this time a year ago, it’s that he also needs to be good in the meeting room. And the …

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