NaVorro Bowman made his long-awaited return to the gridiron in the 49ers second preseason game and looked, well, like NaVorro Bowman.

It had been 19 months after tearing both his MCL and ACL in the 2014 NFC Championship game since Bowman last played in an NFL game.

But the linebacker made his presence felt, recording three tackles, including two tackles for loss against the Dallas Cowboys.

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It's an encouraging sign for both Bowman and the 49ers to see.

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