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Golden Nuggets: Chase Thomas tears ACL, Michael Crabtree may have a market after all

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Friday, March 20, 2015 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the Internet.

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I haven't written about Chris Borland and his retirement here on Niners Nation, mostly because I've been busy throughout the week and I don't have the Golden Nuggets until this morning. But it's also because I have my own complicated thoughts about concussions and head injuries but I just want to say: good for Borland. I hope he got out of football what he feels like he needed to and I wish him nothing but happiness going forward.

Moving on, it looks like linebacker Chase Thomas sustained a torn ACL this offseason. I don't know what it is with the 49ers and ACL injuries, but they can't catch a break. Thomas was a solid special teams player who I thought had a solid chance of making the roster next season. Obviously, that's not going to happen at this point.

Also, Michael Crabtree still hasn't found a team and I can't say I care so much. He made it clear he doesn't want to return to the 49ers and the feeling is probably mutual. Onto your links.

Chase Thomas added to 49ers' list of ACL patients (Inman)

Longtime 49ers WR Crabtree visits Dolphins (Maiocco)

Respect for Chris Borland at Stanford pro day, but no change in players' resolve (Barrows)

Agent: Multiple teams have inquired about ex-49ers DT Ray McDonald (Branch)

Still no word on whether 49ers will pursue Borland's bonus (PFT)

Overwhelmed by Sharks fans at Levi's Stadium, VTA vows upgrades for Super Bowl, Wrestlemania (MercuryNews)

Niner Talk Bonus: What 49ers Offensive Changes are Coming in 2015? (49ers)

Borland: 49ers 'didn't deserve to be undercut' (Maiocco)

York's Recent Comments Rankle Many 49ers Fans (NBC Bay Area)

After Bush signing, 49ers have less than $10 million in cap space (Maiocco)

In an offseason full of 49ers departures, is NaVorro Bowman next? (BA Sports Guy)

Chris Borland: Routine hit in 49ers training camp triggered decision (Barrows)