Golden Nuggets: 49ers arrive in NOLA; Why we love Frank Gore

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January , 2013 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of 49ers links from around the web.

I'm getting these Nuggets done earlier than usual because I'm a busy man. I would really and truly hope there is no late-breaking news on this Sunday before the Super Bowl. If there is, that's usually a bad thing. There's not much news of note, anyway. The team arrived in New Orleans and are getting down to business. One article I'd like to point out is the link directly below on Frank Gore. He's amazing and is truly a great leader for our team. I learned some new stuff about him in the piece and have more respect than ever (if that was possible).

Here's a bit on Frank Gore and why he's so special. Didn't know he went into high school with a third grade reading level due to a learning disability. | Frank Gore is 49ers' spiritual leader (Mercury News)

Super Bowl XLVII: 49ers vs Ravens

NFL.com's pundits discuss which Harbaugh they'd rather have. Most of them like Jim. I like Jim. You like Jim. | Jim vs John: Which Harbaugh has edge in Super Bowl? (NFL.com)

Ah, right next to my hometown of Fairfield, one can go down and get a $49 49er tattoo. Wish I was there. I'd get Sourdough Sam riding John Elway like a donkey while pointing to a scoreboard that says 55-10. Ok, that's not what is on offer, but... | Vallejo tattoo shop offers to ink 49ers logo for $49 (Mercury News)

49ers or Ravens to lose perfect Super Bowl record (SB Nation)

Double coverage: The duelling Harbaughs (Sando)

Arrival day: 49ers coming in tonight, will practice at Saints facility (Inman)

49ers will be greeted in New Orleans by huge picture of Colin Kaepernick and Vernon Davis (Inman)

John Harbaugh: "Where else would you rather be?" (CSN Bay Area)

Harbaugh parents could become Super Bowl TV stars (Mercury News)

Super Bowl XLVII preview (Pro Football Weekly)

On booze and the Super Bowl (SF Gate)

Jim Harbaugh lauds 49ers' focus upon teams' arrival in New Orleans (Inman)

Assorted News

I have no idea how these rumors get started. Everyone knows that the New York Jets will not be able to afford Darrelle Revis as they're about a billion dollars over the cap. We're not going to be able to afford him either. Not without parting with some of our best defenders. | 49ers are interested in Darrelle Revis, but is it possible? (Gin)

You gotta love Coach Harbaugh. He's a loyal type, who if I ever screwed up big time, would love to have as my PR person. | Harbaugh says David Akers is not in a slump (CBS Sports)

Alex Boone has provided the 49ers with more than just stability (BASG)

Tavares Gooden faces former franchise (49ers.com)

Seifert retires to role as 49ers fan (Maiocco)

Top 10 moments from 49ers' 2012 season (SF Gate)

Santa Clara, new home to Super Bowl-bound 49ers, beaming with small town pride (Mercury News)

How Colin Kaepernick stole the job as 49ers quarterback (Kawakami)

Defenses still getting grip on pistol (SF Gate)

Videos

In case you missed SNL mocking Ray Lewis and his exaggerating, crying ways, here it is. Pretty funny. I don't know why, but I like Ray Lewis. | SNL mocks Ray Lewis (CSN Bay Area)

Press pass: Dashon Goldson (49ers.com)

Press pass: Colin Kaepernick (49ers.com)

Press pass: Jim Harbaugh (49ers.com)

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