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Golden Nuggets: Aldon Smith, Colin Kaepernick and all that jazz

Friday, April 18th, 2014 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the Internet.

Brian Bahr

Good morning ladies and gentlemen. It sounds like no new crazy, ridiculous thing happened regarding the San Francisco 49ers yesterday, which I guess is the best thing we can hope for at this point, right? The sooner this offseason is just ... over, the better. From arrests to suspicious incidents to Jim Harbaugh and Trent Baalke drama, I think I've reached my limit.

Of particular note is the report that Aldon Smith may get suspended. I respect Ian Rapoport and believe there's generally truth to everything he reports, but I can't imagine this report actually comes from league sources so much as it comes from him just thinking Smith will be suspended. There's no way the league has made a decision so quickly after that incident, especially with a court date on the horizon. But hey, maybe I'm just an idiot.

Anyway, onto the links for the day.

How will the 49ers react without its two most talented defenders? (Lynch)

Suspension likely for San Francisco 49ers' Aldon Smith (NFL)

49ers face tough decision on troubled Aldon Smith and 5th-year option (Brady)

49ers offseason keeps getting weirder as they bring back Brandon Lloyd (BA Sports Guy)

Lloyd's 49ers contract includes no guaranteed money (Maiocco)

Running story: 49ers bring in third tailback for pre-draft visit (Barrows)

49ers met with Miami offensive tackle Henderson (Maiocco)

Goodwin has free-agent visit with Saints (Branch)

Source: 49ers shopping running back LaMichael James (Barrows)

Niners table contract talks with Colin Kaepernick (NFL)

Two years after being drafted out of Oregon, RB James could be on move (Inman)

49ers study draft-eligible players returning from injuries (Maiocco)

Troubled client? Agent advises quick public apology (Barrows)

49ers Tied For NFL Lead -- In Players Arrested (NBC Bay Area)