Golden Nuggets: Win ... I don't care how

Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

Friday, January 11th, 2012 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the Internet.

It's Friday, which means I've reached the point of my mid-week confidence starting to wane. Rather, I still think the San Francisco 49ers can take down the Green Bay Packers, I have that "oh God we're about to be in a playoff game" feeling coming on and I don't like it. The playoffs are terrifying, and they turn me into an absolute wreck.

On top of that, the entire reason I love football goes out the window. I love how unpredictable it can be, I love how exciting a shootout can be, but when it comes to the 49ers in the playoffs, I don't want that. I go against fandom of the sport and hope and pray for an easy 3-0 49ers victory. Nothing else matters. Just winning.

Onto your links!

Reunited? Alex Smith's take on 'head coach' Greg Roman (Barrows)

49ers practice report: Smith limited again, but still on track to play (Maiocco)

Harbaugh sticks with Akers for playoff opener (Barrows)

Iupati, Lee, Willis, Aldon Smith make PFW/PFWA All-NFL Team (Inman)

Is Aldon Smith just as injured as Justin Smith? (Lynch)

Gore Can Be a Key for 49ers vs. Packers (NBC Bay Area)

What conditions await the Packers at the 'Stick? (CSN Bay Area)

San Francisco catching '49ers Fever' (CSN Bay Area)

Mawae on Smith's injury: 'If it's a minimal tear, then it's no big deal' (Branch)

49ers vs. Packers: Top 10 memorable moments (Scout)

Bruce Miller Seasoned for Playoffs (49ers)

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