Thursday, January 17, 2013 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of 49ers links from around the web.
Good morning, all. Welcome to another edition of Niners Nuggets. There's so much news flying around, what with us smack dab in the middle of our playoff run. There is a ton of links, once again, and it's about 105 degrees (cooling as we speak) so I'm going to have to be brief again. Hope nobody holds it against me.
With all the news on the 49ers coming out it's a bit hard to keep up with. I want a bit of feedback from you guys on what you would prefer. I can keep going as I have over the last two and do this massive amount of links or pare it down a bit and try to get a bit more discussion going? What do you think? Is everyone actually going to all of these links or is it too much. I only have a certain amount of time I can donate to the Nuggets when I do them....how would that best be spent in the face of such massive linkage? It's good to have a voice....use it!
49ers 45, Packers 31
Hey, here's my recap from the Packers game. It's pretty basic stuff, really. Colin Kaepernick went crazy. Frank Gore, Michael Crabtree and the entire offensive line played outstanding. Tarell Brown and Patrick Willis get props for the defense. Thanks for clicking. | 49ers vs Packers: Kaepernick sets records; Niners offense dominates Green Bay (Malone)
Kevin Lynch has some thoughts from the Packers game as well as some insight into how that might play out in the Falcons game. Green Bay was mildly successful when employing a 'spy' against Kap. | Final thoughts and observations from the 49ers' win over Green Bay (SF Gate)
49ers at Falcons
Here's a good Xs and Os piece from SI.com's Chris Burke about what a certain #85 might be licking his chops over. | Break it down: Can Vernon Davis copy Zach Miller's success? (SI.com)
Here's a bit of Q&A with a Falcons perspective to it. | Q&A with the Falcoholic - You can't spell elite without Matt Ryan (BASG)
After Greg Roman's magnum opus of a play calling performance, he'll be tested this week by Mike Nolan, our former head coach. Enter your own plot line here ______ | 49ers-Falcons key matchup No. 3: Roman vs Nolan (Maiocco)
Injury report: Conference championship games (CBS Sports)
Nolan wasn't a complete failure with 49ers (Scout.com)
Falcons think being physical the way to stop Kaepernick (Pro Football Talk)
49ers prepare for dome challenge (Mercury News)
Colin Kaepernick Stories
There should be, at this point, very little debate about the quarterback switch. I was on the fence at the time, leaning more toward Alex Smith, but not because I thought he was better, but because I thought a switch of that magnitude would be too much for a team midseason. Faith in Harbaalke. But the title here shows a massive difference between the two, and you can see it in the New York Giants game this season... | Rally Kap: Four INTs followed by four TD drives; Smith 10 INTs followed by 0 TDs (Inman)
Our favorite fan 'Kaepernicking' shots (SF Gate)
Kaepernick defining 'new breed' of QBs behind crack coaches (CSN Bay Area)
Kaepernick's father is proud, gratified (SF Gate)
Assorted 49ers News
Justin Smith talks about his arm brace which would generally be a non-story, except that he's the most important player on the planet! | Justin Smith in midst of love-hate relationship with arm brace (Inman)
Now this is just another example of Coach Harbaugh thinking outside of the box and motivating his players to be great. I love this one. | Remember when: Harbaugh reminds players where they come from (Barrows)
Here's a good story, by SI's Jim Trotter, about Frank Gore, what he means and has meant to the team, and why he is so great. | Frank Gore's resiliency an inspiration to 49ers (SI.com)
2013 Kiper mock: 49ers thoughts (Sando)
Jonathan Goodwin lead athletic O-Line (49ers.com)
Madden likes what he sees of 49ers' game (SF Gate)
Andy Lee feels at home in a dome (49ers.com)
Coach's notebook: Jan 16 (49ers.com)
49ers, Ravens once more just one step away (Scout.com)
Video / Assorted Media
Dwight Clark on KNBR (49ers.com)
Press pass: Jim Harbaugh (49ers.com)
Press pass: Justin Smith (49ers.com)
Press pass: Colin Kaepernick (49ers.com)
Press pass: Patrick Willis (49ers.com)
The remix: 49ers vs Packers (49ers.com)
And in case you haven't seen this yet.... | Bad lip-reading features the 49ers (SF Gate)
Both of the next two videos are from CBS Sports, have stories related to the titles and, inexplicably, unrelated videos attached that are worth a watch.
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