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Golden Nuggets: Is it still revenge more than two years later?

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Saturday, November 15, 2014 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of 49ers links from around the web.

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Thearon W. Henderson

Good morning everyone. The 49ers end the last of their cross country trips Sunday morning in New Jersey when they face the Giants. At 5-4, the 49ers are nowhere near out of the woods yet. If I were to guess, 11-5 is the lowest record I would feel safe making the playoffs. So that means the 49ers can only lose one more game over the rest of the season and still comfortably make the playoffs. With two games against Seattle, and the season finale against Arizona, I would prefer not to waste that loss against the mediocre Giants.

Speaking of the Giants, is revenge after more than two years still revenge? I will never forget the feeling of the soul sucking defeat in the NFC championship after almost a decade of irrelevance. That loss hurt more than any I have ever experienced. Even more than the Superbowl the year after, or the defeat by Seattle two years later. And for that reason, I still haven't gotten over my hatred of the Giants. At this point in this season, I root for them against the Cardinals or Seahawks, but seeing them lose still puts a smile on my face. If there was ever a game to go up early and actually not let them back in it, it would be this game. To the links!

NaVorro Bowman may miss all of 2014 according to Schefter (BASG)

Jim Harbaugh sheds little light on NaVorro Bowman's MRI results (ESPN)

Odell Beckham has been a deep threat for New York (Gin)

Sherman gives 49ers warning: Watch out for Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (SFGate)

49ers' Chris Borland is as scrappy as they come (Mercury News)

49ers' Thomas progressing toward role next season (Maiocco)

49ers status report: Ian Williams, Jimmie Ward ruled out (ESPN)

Practice report: DB Jimmie Ward ruled out after missing practice again (Inman)

Aldon Smith "looks good," but 49ers unsure how much he will play Sunday (SFGate)

PFF Preview: 49ers @ Giants, Week 11 (49ers)

"Our Son Was Slaughtered by the Lynch Mob": 49er Ray McDonald's Parents Criticize San Jose Police After Arrest of Son (NBC)

Rookie Martin makes big strides in second NFL game (Maiocco)