San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa warms up before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Nick Bosa’s battles with new acquisition Trent Williams have been a featured attraction at training camp. (AP Photo/ Butch Dill)

The 49ers are all about life on the edge.

According to tradition, every NFL training camp must have a theme. Unfortunately, the 49ers do not have a quarterback controversy, so we can’t use that old chestnut.

Instead, attention has been fixed on the “edge.”

The edge is the mythical point of collision at both ends of the offensive and defensive lines. That’s where an “edge rusher” and an offensive tackle dance, push, hold and punch each other in a friendly kind of fight.

There’s a lot of money made out there at those positions. There are smart people who say an edge rusher, who can consistently get to the passer, is the second-most valuable position on a team.

The 49ers established themselves as a pass rushing defense last year and rode that quarterback pressure all the way to the Super Bowl. Nick Bosa virtually cemented himself as a local folk hero in his rookie year with nine sacks. Dee Ford had 6.5, in a season hampered by injuries. (Missing practice lately with minor injuries is worrisome with his history.)

But this year interest has ramped up because the 49ers have signed offensive tackle Trent Williams. And to say

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