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Former 49ers Super Bowl offensive lineman raves about team’s current defense

Another (Sun)day, another raft of superlatives and rose petals tossed at the feet of the 49ers defense.

You could dig into the numbers if you wish — the 49ers are holding opponents to 224 yards per game, and 4.12 yards per play, both league leading figures (by the width of a Wheaties flake over New England in both categories).

Interesting, but you don’t need a spreadsheet to confirm what your eyes tell you. Quantifying the San Francisco defense is visceral.

Alex Boone, who played guard for six seasons with the 49ers, starting in the team’s most recent Super Bowl, is hip.