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Golden Nuggets: Pessimistic for the greater good

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the Internet.

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This is the last you'll be hearing from me until our fate has been decided. I'll likely be giving you guys the postgame recap and I'm sure I'll be pouring out my heart and soul into it, win or lose. If you happen to follow me on Twitter, you'll likely notice a ton of pessimism before and during the game.

That's all part of the gameplan. I'm going into full-on superstition mode, and as a baseball and hockey fan, I definitely have that done. When I'm pessimistic, the 49ers find a way to win the game, so if the Ravens jump to an early lead, just remember that I'm freaking out for the greater good.

The greater good. Remember that. Let's get to your linkage, children!

Injuries scorecard: Ravens 14, 49ers 13 (Barrows)

Smith is strong, silent leader of 49ers' defense (Barber)

Goodell glad Alex Smith "raised his hand" regarding concussion symptoms (Barrows)

Roger Goodell becoming 'concussion commissioner' (Ratto)

Practice report: Harbaugh hails Akers, Kaepernick (Clayton)

Two 49ers don't recall involvement in anti-gay-bullying video (Branch)

Harbaugh brothers say they could work together (SI)

York follows 49ers blueprint of his uncle (Maiocco)

Jim Harbaugh beginning to fit the Bill for 49ers (Judge)

Kaepernick to Crabtree: Rice sees swagger (Sando)

Sando's best guess: Super Bowl prediction (Sando)

49ers-Ravenes key matchup No. 5: S.F. corners vs. Baltimore receivers (Maiocco)

Why the 49ers should beat the Ravens (Poole)

Ravens devoid of emotion in Lewis' final practice (CSN Bay Area)

Kaepernick's moment arrives post haste (SFGate)

NHLers picking 49ers over Ravens in Super Bowl (CSN Bay Area)

49ers and Ravens put it on the line (Mercury News)

Weird Super Bowl prop bets (CSN Bay Area)