Golden Nuggets: Good luck, David Akers

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Thursday, March 7, 2013 edition of Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the web.

Hey all - Aaron is away for a few days so you guys are mind through the weekend. Aren't you excited? At any rate, the San Francisco 49ers elected to release David Akers on Wednesday and it's a move that few of us can argue with. Truthfully, I'm stoked with what Akers was able to do in 2011 and was impressed with his composure through struggles and reported injuries last season.

All said, I hope he is successful wherever he goes in 2012 if he does continue playing, which I expect he will do. That said, I'm looking forward to whoever it is the 49ers bring in to replace him. Again, I'm hoping it's a rookie, preferably drafted rather early to ensure they get their man, what with the plethora of draft picks this team has.

Let's jump right into your links for the day, yeah?

49ers cut David Akers, create salary-cap space (Barrows)

49ers' eye toward sustainability holds answers to Goldson, Revis questions (BA Sports Guy)

Bay Area's odds to host 50th Super Bowl looking up with new support, competition scrambling (Mercury News)

Revis-related: Exactly how bad was the 49ers secondary in 2012? (Barrows)

Revis to 49ers? Conflicting reports (CSN Bay Area)

Niners' Biggest Boost Would be a Healthy Justin Smith (NBC Bay Area)

From NFL records to Twitter death threats, Akers' 49ers career is over (Inman)

49ers release David Akers - here's a possible replacement (BA Sports Guy')

Goldson hopes to remain with Niners, open to playing anywhere (PFT)

All in: Ed Lee, Bay Area mayor pledge support for Super Bowl bid (Barrows)

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