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Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the Internet

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The San Francisco 49ers started backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons and won 17-16. The win is credited to Blaine's play, defense stepping up, and an odd call by Falcons' coach Dan Quinn. The team showed fight and the young players played well.

Blaine Gabbert played very well for his 1st start as a Niner on Sunday. He moved well in the pocket, showed quick releases on his passes, and displayed his athletic ability when he needed to leave the pocket. He led the team to 17 2nd quarter points with 2 TD throws to Vernon's replacement Garrett Celek. The offensive line did not allow a sack, opened up holes for the team to rush for 133 yards and Devey was finally relieved of his duties by Andrew Tiller, which should have been done weeks ago.

The defense played extremely well. The biggest story after Gabbert's play could be the play of NaVorro Bowman. This may be the 1st game that he looked like his old self. He was all over the field making plays. The defense held Devonta Freeman to 12 yards rushing. The young secondary played well in place of all the injured starters missing. The win will give the team a good feeling heading into the bye week before they play the Seattle Seahawks the week after.

49ers Links

Game Review

Gabbert Gets It Done (Branch)

Game Grades (Maney)

We all know who the starter was going to be | No Starter Announced Yet (Alper)

Finally sat Devey down | Snap Counts (Barrows)

Report Card (Inman)

Grades (Branch)

Looked explosive. Nice pick-up | A Lift By Draughn (Ostler)

New Look Offense (Inman)

Game Notes (49ers Staff)

Andrew Tiller played well | OL Changes (Maiocco)

Looked fast and moved well | Bowman Looking Like His Old Self (Williams)

Blaine A Success (Gutierrez)

Blaine Gabbert Next Start? (Orr)

Draughn Has Career Day (Fann)

Celek has been the best TE for the team for awhile | Celek Has Pair Of TDs (Prices)

No sacks is a major victory | OL Play Key In Victory (Inman)

Celek Wants To Continue With Two-Handed Spike (Inman)

9 Notes From Coach (Emerick)

Big 4th Qtr Stops By Young Players (Price)

QB Starter

Don't understand reasoning for withholding the decision | Tomsula Makes No Starter Commitment (Inman)

Coach Not Talking QB Decision (Florio)

Of course he did | Gabbert Earns 2nd Start (Barrows)

Jim To Meet QBs Before Decision (Maiocco)

Gabbert Or Kap? (Gutierrez)

Coach To Discuss QB Decision With Team First (Biderman)

Gabbert Is The Starter (Smith)

Gabbert Named Starter (Price)

This could get interesting | Blaine Vs. The Seahawks (Inman)

Injuries

Keep Hyde out. No need to further damage him | Hyde, Boldin "Day To Day" (Gutierrez)

Kap News

This isn't really news. We knew this was coming | Kap Not Returning (Rodgers)

Kap Done (La Canfora)

Kap Most Likely Not Returning In 2016 (Knowlton)

Misc

Reaction To Win (49ers Staff)

Mid-Season (Kawakami)

Harbaugh Takes A Shot (Cohn)

Cadet Gets A Tryout (Florio)

Video

Bruce On Win Before The Bye (49ers Video)

Staley Impressed By Defense (49ers Video)

Tomsula Recaps Win (49ers Video)

Celek Speaks On Bigger Workload (49ers Video)

Dontae Steps Up (49ers Video)

Bruce On OL Play (49ers Video)

Torrey's Catch (49ers Video)

Draughn's Run (49ers Video)

Wilhoite Proud Of Effort (49ers Video)

Week 9 Recap (49ers Video)