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Golden Nuggets: Anthony Dixon to Make the Cut? Parys Haralson Misses Practice

I'm running late and will have to blast through this edition of the Nuggets. There's no major news any way. The big names for this morning are Anthony Dixon and Kyle Williams. There's some speculation that Dixon may have saved his job by taking on some fullback duties. If he does make the team, he can probably send a Christmas ham to Demarcus Dobbs for clearing up a roster spot. As for Kyle Williams, well....I haven't been to church in a while, but let's just say there will be a lot of praying going on around this neck of the woods when he trots back to receive his first punt.

Also of note is that Parys Haralson missed practice today. Normally, this wouldn't make the news, but in light of all our other injuries at OLB, this could be cause for concern. At the least, it gives all the other OLBs that are currently on the roster an extra chance to prove their worth. On to the links...


Cam Johnson practicing again. (Bay Area SB Nation)

Parys Haralson latest OLB missing from practice. (Inman)

Haralson, Eric Bakhtiari missing from 49ers practice. (Inman)

Cam Johnson returns to practice field. (Maiocco)


By volunteering to play FB, Anthony Dixon may have saved job. (BASG)

49ers make first cuts; who's on the 53-man bubble? (BASG)

Anthony Dixon fighting for a roster spot. (CBS Sports)

Dixon works way into 49ers' plans. (Maiocco)

Final 53-man roster predictions. (Cohn)


49ers film review: What went wrong in the first quarter. (Barrows)

No sweating over 49ers defensive issues. (Sando)

49ers not overly concerned with defensive woes. (Mercury News)


Alex Smith, first-team offense seek rhythm. (Maiocco)

Grandfather's funeral to keep Mario Manningham out of Thursday finale. (Inman)

Gather round rookies: Scott Tolzien shares his fourth-game story. (Barrows)

Scott Tolzien preaches virtues of exhibition finale. (Inman)


Patrick Willis voted defensive player of the year by peers. (Bay Area SB Nation)

How Brandon Jacobs deals with 'cyber gangsters' on Twitter. (BASG)

Close games and a closer NFC West race. (Sando)

Harbaugh wants to be 'razor sharp'; Anthony Dixon improving. (Gin)

Kyle Williams ready, eager to return punts. (NBC Sports)

Williams, Dixon, defense draw votes of confidence from Trent Baalke. (Inman)

East Bay park may be renamed after famed 49ers running back. (Mercury News)

Randy Moss continuing to decline interview requests. (Inman)

Patrick Willis, Justin Smith top Madden ratings among 49ers. (Inman)

Coache's notebook: Aug 28. (

Michael Crabtree maximizes first preseason. (


The remix: 49ers at Broncos. (

Press pass: Jim Harbaugh. (

Dixon working not worrying. (

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