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Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the Internet

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QB coach Steve Logan mentioned to reporters that he is focusing on explosive plays in the offense. Last season, the 49ers had only 5 pass plays of 40+ yards, which ranked as one of the worst in the NFL. The Niners haven't been known as an explosive offensive unit the last few season except when Kap had one of his trademark runs or when VD was running routes down the field.

The Niners are trying to correct that part of their game with the addition of the home run threat in Torrey Smith. The Niners are hoping that Smith can help the Niners stretch the field in the same way that he helped the Ravens. That could also open the field for Vernon Davis to expose. The team also hopes that some of the undrafted WRs that they signed can add to the team. WR DeAndre White has shown great speed and hands during minicamp. The addition of Reggie Bush gives the team a player that catch and run out of the backfield.

The reshuffling of the offensive line will determine how much the explosive plays will grow. If Kap has time to throw downfield, the explosive plays could come. But if he isn't given time, the long pass plays will not come for the team.

49ers Links

Joe Staley On The New OC (Price)

Will be hard to make team, but so far he's making it hard to get him off of it | WR White Flashing Skills (Williams)

O-Line News (Barrows)

49ers In The WSJ? (Clark)

Where does Boone line up? | Boone Considering Move (Sac Bee Video)

Connecting With Millennials (Hanzus)

I hope to see a lot of Kap to Smith pass TDs | Explosive Plays (Emerick)

Best Of Rookies (49ers Video)

Basketball Backgrounds (Price)