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Wednesday, September 2nd, 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 announced the starting offensive line for the season opening game against the Minnesota Vikings. The team will start Joe Staley, Alex Boone, Marcus Martin, Jordan Devey, and Erik Pears. Jim Tomsula had a lot to look at since the offensive line has been playing poorly. Hopefully, this lineup will provide some protection for Colin Kaepernick while also opening up some lanes for the stable of running backs.

Also on Tuesday, Tomsula refuted reports that Jarryd Hayne had made the final 53 man roster. While Hayne has performed exceptionally well this preseason as a returner and running back, it's a little early to say that he is safe. His spot looks safer with the team having a look at Reggie Bush returning kicks and looking a little rusty.

NaVorro Bowman has been playing very well this preseason coming back from his year out of the game. On Saturday, he played 42 snaps and he said his knee responded well. His biggest test comes Week, 1 where he will play a full game rather than just a half. In other injury news, Tomsula said Darnell Dockett does not have a cracked rib. It apparently is a "cartilage thing". According to Tomsula, should Dockett make the roster, he would be available to play Week 1.

49ers Links

Okoye Cut (Alper)

Hayne Game 3 (Lynch)

Best news of the preseason other than the Hayne Train | Bowman's Knees Surviving (Branch)

Darnell's Rib Shouldn't Keep Him Out Week 1 (Inman)

Yet being the key word. He should make it | Hayne Not In Final Roster....Yet (Inman)

Coach Says Dockett Does Not Have Cracked Rib (Jackson)

Playing very well and will be a major contributor this season | Acker Takes Advantage Of Reps (Fann)

Couple Of Niners In Top 100 (Gutierrez)

NFL Network Reviews Game 3 (49ers Video)

Tomsula Says Hayne Not On Final Roster (Maiocco)

Acker Playing Well (Williams)

If he stays healthy, he looks like the best option to be the #3 WR | Ellington In Competition (Maiocco)

OL Devey Makes Starting Lineup (Inman)

Tomsula Refutes Report On Hayne (Branch)

Team Finalizes OL (Barrows)

Let's see if he helps that right side of the offensive line | Devey Wins RG Job (Maiocco)

Tomsula Announces OL Changes (49ers Video)

Vernon Speaks (49ers Video)

Knowing Devey (Gutierrez)

Bethea Mic'd Up (49ers Video)

Acker Talks CB Competition (49ers Video)

Meet New Lineman Devey (Sacramento Bee Video)

Better be. With the good stable of RBs the team will have, the run game could have a big season | Run-Blocking Should Be Strength (Maiocco)

Practice Notes (Inman)

After this preseason, I don't know how he has that confidence | Kap Confident In New Line (49ers Video)

Tomsula Talks About Okoye (Maiocco)

Starting CB Situation (Barrows)

Tomsula Announces Devey Gets Start (Fann)

Get To Know P Pinion (49ers Radio)

Marcus Martin Speaks On OL Changes (49ers Video)

Kilgore Gives Injury Update (49ers Video)

A positive for the offense | Kap Likes Rush Offense (Emerick)