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Golden Nuggets: Here comes the safety class

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the web.

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I'm a little disappointed in the NFL Scouting Combine this time around, I have to admit. one of my favorite aspects of the combine is that I usually find a new player or two that I can consider my draft crush. Because, for some reason, I love having a draft crush that may or may not end up disappointing me by not ending up with the San Francisco 49ers.

However, I was left a little underwhelmed by many of the positions this year. Of course, one of the most stacked positions in the draft this year, the safety position, isn't up until Tuesday night, but you know. I would be absolutely shocked if the 49ers didn't draft a safety in one of the first two rounds this year.

I think they'd be losing out big time. At any rate, let's get to your links for the day.

Sources: 49ers still shopping Smith (Barrows)

What will the 49ers get for Alex Smith? (BA Sports Guy)

Setting a price for 49ers' Alex Smith (Sando)

Blast from past: Colin Kaepernick's Q&A from 2011 combine (Branch)

Whispers from Indianapolis (Maiocco)

Examining the potential teams for Alex Smith (Gin)

Why Alex Smith might go to the Chiefs (Cohn)

Possible targets with the No. 31 pick (Mercury News)

Positions of need as NFL Draft approaches (Mercury News)