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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of 49ers links from around the web.
Guess what, guys? I'm doing a quick edition of the Nuggets today. Well......very little jibber jabber. Very little dilly dallying. Very little slack-a$$, no work, goldbricking, etc....
It wasn't a massive news day, anyway. Demarcus Dobbs was placed on IR. Coach Harbaugh had been optimistic using his standard "we appear to have dodged a bullet" refrain. Well.....the bullet hit. The Brandon Jacobs fallout was minimal. It's not as though he was a contributing player. He's been a glorified practice squad player for us. I do sympathize with his situation but he could have learned from Braylon Edwards that being a distraction and getting cut for it makes you 'hands-off' after that. Good luck getting someone to roll the dice on you next year Mr. Jacobs.
We begin the two-game road trip that will define the season and our postseason seeding. No way around it that we need to win one out of two against the Patriots and Seahawks to win the division. The Pats look especially intimidating following that absolute demolition of the Houston Texans. We'll see how the Texans respond. If we don't win out, I'm afraid we might lose the No. 2 seed to the Packers. None of the potential sixth seeds seem terribly threatening at this point. But that week off would be NICE. Some links for you...
Week 14: 49ers 27, Dolphins 13
Week 15: 49ers at New England
49ers face season's biggest test (CSN Bay Area)
49ers prepare for up-tempo Patriots (49ers.com)
Assorted 49ers News
49ers gunning for the No. 2 seed in NFC (Bay Area SB Nation)
All-22: Where's Vernon Davis (BASG)
Source: 49ers to re-sign LB Eric Bakhtiari (CBS Sports)
3 1/2 cheers for Aldon Smith (SF Gate)
I had a dream our O would be (49erswebzone.com)
Kaepernick celebrates with Camp Taylor kids (49ers.com)
49ers comfortable in pistol 'offense' (49ers.com)
Vernon Davis opens art gallery in Santana Row (CSN Bay Area)
Low-key life of a practice squad player (SF Gate)
League / Division / Power Rankings
NFC West stock watch (Sando)
Video / Assorted Media
Locker room speech: 49ers vs Dolphins (49ers.com)
Press pass: Tarell Brown (49ers.com)
Press pass: Ray McDonald (49ers.com)
49ers prepare for Prime Time matchup (49ers.com)
Sorry for the abruptness. Many things going on at once. I'll make it up to you all tomorrow with a big Nugget. Oh, and here's my Twitter link. I'm simply posting things I deem interesting as I find them while doing the Nuggets or writing for Bay Area. Strictly Niners....well 99%...I better not make any promises I can't keep.
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