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Golden Nuggets: On To The Rams

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the Internet

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On Tuesday, Jim Tomsula confirmed reports of a "heated" meeting taking place. After the Packers loss, Tomsula called a team meeting on the Tuesday following the game. The coaches had their say and then left to have the players talk things out. After the performance of that game, it was not surprising that things were heated. Blame belongs all round the locker room. Reports came out saying that Vernon Davis stood up against Kap and Joe Staley came to Kap's defense. They apparently had another confrontation after last week's game against Seattle.

On Sunday, the team plays the St. Louis Rams. The Rams possess probably the best defensive line in the NFL. They rank #3 in the league in sacks with 23 in their 6 games. With the problems the Niners offensive line has, this is a huge mismatch. Aaron Donald and Robert Quinn lead the team in sacks with 4.5 and 4 respectively. Colin will have to get the ball out of his hand quickly. The coaches will have to come up with a plan to help the right side of the offensive line deal with these gifted pass rushers.

On defense, the Niners will have to be weary of Todd Gurley. In the last 3 games, he has amassed 433 yards rushing and finally reached the end zone last week. He is showing the ability that made him a wanted player coming out of Georgia before his injury. Nick Foles hasn't played very well since his season opening game against the Seahawks. With a few extra days to rest up and game plan, hopefully the Niners come out much better than they did against those same Seahawks on Thursday night.

49ers Links

Good for Staley to come to his QB's defense. Probably realizes the problem is an offensive issue more than one player's issue | Vernon And Joe Staley In Arguments Over Kap (McLorg)

Just play Kap | Operating Under Fire (Gutierrez)

"On An Island" Not Reality (Inman)

With their performance, there should be some heated meetings | Heated Team Meeting (Barrows)

Baalke needs to stop stacking up injured players | Recent Draft Failures (Williams)

Tomsula Talks Heated Meeting (Gantt)

Still staying by Kap | Tomsula On Kap Drama (Hanzus)

Donahue To Baalke (Maiocco)

Tomsula Talks On Kap Being On An Island (Maiocco)

Coach Disputes Reports (Gutierrez)

Power Rankings (Gutierrez)

Big loss for the team, but gives Tartt opportunity | Loss Of Bethea (Emerick)

Team Captain Reid Talks (Inman)

No Need To Overreact (Maiocco)

Reggie Bush Talks Kap (Cohn)

I don't know how the meeting went, but this sounds like a good analogy of a heated discussion | Italian Dining Room Table (McMillen)

Reggie Bush (Inman)

The future safety tandem gets to play together now | Reid On Tartt (49ers Staff)

Will get an opportunity to show what he can do. Could be a big future contributor | Tartt Prepared To Start (Price)

Meeting Happened After Packers Loss (Barrows)

Hopefully he will be able to provide some spark for the offense | Bush Building Confidence (Emerick)


Team Motivated (49ers Video)


State Of The Team (49ers Radio)

Off The Field

Sad news for the family | Boldin Looking For Answers About Cousin's Death (Barrows)