Golden Nuggets: End To The Lockout Would Be A Great Birthday Present

People are feeling pretty optimistic about the lockout and its chances of ending now. A couple days ago, I noted that I was feeling optimistic for the first time in awhile about things, and now I'm to the point where I'm about to freak out if a deal doesn't get done. People are talking about potential voting on the 21st and 22nd of June, but I don't know how solid those dates are. They sure would be awesome, considering my birthday is on the 23rd and that would be quite the present from the NFL. I say that because I know that they, of course, care about me and my obviously eternal greatness. Anyway, I'm gonna get to your links, should be some good ones today, folks. Enjoy.

So, I guess I missed the part where people were talking about Anthony Dixon as a fullback. Yeah, there's no way that scenario is even the least bit feasible. Dixon is not and cannot play fullback, and I love the guy. Maiocco agrees. (CSNBayArea.com)

Would the 49ers be interested in Terrelle Pryor? Barrows seems to think that they might be interested in the wide receiver version. I think they won't even be a little bit interested in any version. No thanks. (SacBee.com)

Alex Smith and Colin Kaepernick have got their professional relationship off to a good start. I like that, maybe we'll get a Smith-Shaun Hill vibe going on, friendly competition is great. (Scout.com)

Have expectations for the 49ers changed with the lockout? Realistically, yes, because they are at a significant disadvantage with the lockout ... but then again, expectations were probably unrealistic to begin with. I still don't know what we should expect, to be honest with you. (Examiner.com)

If you missed this bit about Fabrizio Scaccia and the long field goal he made in the AFL, you need to read it. I feel really good about this guy's future in San Francisco. (PressDemocrat.com)

Putting In The Miles (49ers.com)

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NFL Lockout: Owners, Players Meeting Today And Reportedly In "Deal-Making" Mood | Fooch
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2011 NFL Lockout: Could we have a deal reached by Independence Day? | smileyman

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