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49ers release CB Tramaine Brock after domestic violence arrest

Dec 24, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock (center) runs upfield with a first quarter interception followed by cornerback Rashard Robinson (33) and outside linebacker Eli Harold (58) on a pass intended for Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin (not pictured) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco 49ers and first-year general manager John Lynch made a major statement on Friday afternoon, releasing starting cornerback Tramaine Brock mere hours after it was reported that he was arrested for a domestic altercation with his girlfriend.

It’s a swift move from an organization that’s attempting to change the culture in Santa Clara. It also comes after Brock himself was released from a Santa Clara jail after posting $50,000 in bond.

Brock, 28, has started 31 of a possible 32 games over the past two seasons and was likely going to be one of the team’s two starting corners this upcoming season.