Golden Nuggets: That Was, How You Say, Expected For 49ers

Well, that game was less than perfect, to say the least. In the title of the Golden Nuggets yesterday, I said I was scared. What happened yesterday accurately conveys all of my fears, but they did also confirm some of the things I was hopeful for. There was a lot of bad, a lot of good, and a lot to leave on the table and not take away from that game. Twelve days of practice, and six days for others, and I feel like the 49ers did alright for themselves. I wasn't expecting them to beat the Saints or anything of that nature, I was just ... curious. Curious more than anything. I was an observer with no idea what was going to happen. I'm looking forward to August 20th, here's some links for you.

49ers unprepared for Saints pressure (

Rough preseason debut for Harbaugh, quarterbacks (

49ers confirm that LB Scott McKillop has not been cut (

Aldon Smith leads solid defensive effort (

49ers' offense blind-sided in blitz-filled opener (

Alex Smith in-game quotes (

49ers post-game thoughts (

Harbaugh Era Begins (

Post-game report: Saints 24, 49ers 3 (

Final impressions (

Yesterday on Niners Nation

Golden Nuggets: And 49ers Football Is Here ... I'm Scared | Ninjames
49ers Fullback Position: What's Really Going To Happen? | Fooch
49ers vs. Saints: What to Look For (Defensive Edition) | D.DeSimone
Scott McKillop Not Cut In Mix-up | Fooch
49ers Training Camp Position Battles: The Receivers | nocal81
Caption This: Honorary Alex Smith Edition | howtheyscored
49ers vs. Saints Pre-Game Thread | Fooch
49ers 0 - Saints 0 Second Gamethread EVERYBODY PANIC | Ninjames
49ers 0 - Saints - 10 Third Gamethread | Ninjames
49ers 3 - Saints 17 Second Half Gamethread | Ninjames
49ers 3, Saints 24 NFL Preseason Recap: Some Good, Mostly Bad | Ninjames

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