Deion shouts out 49ers rookie CB's effort at minicamp


Deommodore Lenoir's physicality at the 49ers' rookie minicamp drew the praise of one of the NFL's all-time great defensive backs.

Deion Sanders helped the 49ers win a Super Bowl in the 1990s, and Lenoir replied by telling the legend he grew up watching "Prime Time" play.

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Lenoir was drafted in the fifth round by the 49ers, becoming the second cornerback selected by the team after Michigan's Ambry Thomas went in the third round.

The 49ers had the secondary pegged as a primary position of need this offseason, and Lenoir certainly will have a chance to make the final roster after a standout career at Oregon.

Clearly, he's already impressing with his "criminal" play between the lines.

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