Former USC defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw was a first-round draft pick of San Francisco in 2020, and in his rookie season he totaled 33 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 3 tackles for loss an interception he returned 27 yards for a touchdown and 4 pass deflections. Last season, hampered by ongoing knee issues, Kinlaw appeared in four games and had eight tackles with no sacks.
A credentialed member of the 49ers media named Grant Cohn has been a harsh critic of Kinlaw, and apparently the two exchanged words earlier in the week at the team’s practice facility. Further, Kinlaw appeared in a YouTube interview on Cohn’s channel to confront him about his criticism.
We are printing this story with the video for two reasons: 1) It involves a former high-profile athlete from our state; and 2) It’s another example of the decaying of journalism by way of various social media outlets.
WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS EXPLICIT, PROFANE LANGUAGE AND IS NOT MEANT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN