Golden Nuggets: At the OTA's

Thearon W. Henderson

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of 49ers links from around the web.

The beat reporters were out in full force at yesterday's team activities, so they have plenty to write about from veterans to rookies. There are quite a few interesting developments and most of them are welcome ones. The best one for me is Marcus Lattimore looking for more action. He's got a lot of potential and how he performs going forward will be a good indicator if Trent Baalke's redshirt strategy during previous drafts will pay off.

It's also good to see Jonathan Martin back in practice since he will provide good depth at both guard and tackle positions. Vernon Davis and Alex Boone are still absent but I have confidence that our front office will be able to sort out their grievances. And finally, make sure you get down to the last link where Baalke himself is featured on MMQB. On to the links!

OTA notes: Vernon Davis, Alex Boone still absent; Lynch hurts hamstring; Gabbert ‘real sharp' (Inman)

49ers' Lattimore itching for more contact (SJMN)

OTAs: Rough day for 49ers passing game (Maiocco)

49ers' Chris Cook gets first-team reps at cornerback (Inman)

49ers, Colin Kaepernick get advice from quarterback guru George Whitfield (SJMN)

It really comes as no surprise, since we've known how professional the 49ers locker room is, so it's no surprise to see Jonathan Martin fitting right in. | Jonathan Martin happy with 49ers' locker-room environment (Inman)

Rookie Class

What are the chances UDFA Shane Skov earns a roster spot? | San Francisco 49ers 2014 Training Camp Profile: Shayne Skov (Rant Sports)

The team has a young corps of defensive backs, but it looks like there is some solid depth there. | Five Facts about 49ers CB Keith Reaser (49ers)

VIDEO | Brandon Thomas: It Feels Great Being with 49ers (49ers)

Team Notes

I've long felt that Colin Kaepernick does a good job of protecting himself and staying away from big hits. | Mobile Quarterbacks and Injury Risk (Football Outsiders)

It looks like Kawakami is still on Harbaugh's case regarding Aldon Smith. | Jim Harbaugh on Aldon Smith, who's expected to report to 49ers training camp before his July 25 sentencing hearing, and why he played vs. the Colts (Kawakami)

As if we need any more evidence that Baalke is a stud GM, this is definitely an entertaining read. | The Intimidating Presence of 49ers GM Trent Baalke (MMQB)


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