Sakamoto: 49ers veteran Elvis Dumervil pulls rookie Solomon Thomas aside during practice

This was why the San Francisco 49ers signed veteran DE Elvis Dumervil. See for yourself in my video below, as Dumervil pulls first-round pick (No. 3) DE Solomon Thomas aside during practice. Why? Dumervil explains as I asked him that very question after practice, as he had this to say:

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