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

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Today, the San Francisco 49ers will take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in a game that should be thoroughly ... revealing for the team. Pittsburgh has a good team, one that's certainly a step up from the Minnesota Vikings. They're probably not among the NFL's top teams though, and they're definitely very beatable. Whether or not the 49ers are the team to do it this time around is the big question.

For sure, I think the 49ers have the talent to win the game. Carlos Hyde is obviously going to be someone the Steelers key in on and try and halt, though I'm not sure they have the personnel to halt San Francisco's running game if it plays to the same level it did against Minnesota. That wasn't a game where the Vikings just played poor run defense -- the 49ers out-muscled them and out-schemed them, and that will probably need to happen again today.

I'm strangely confident, and fortunately, I'll be working all day so if something goes horribly, horribly wrong ... well, I won't be paying close attention. Please let me know on Twitter if you have any GIF requests during the game as it will be hard for me to take notes Also, we're not opening links in new windows anymore. Keeping that message in here for awhile. Onto your links.

Go Niners!

49ers-Steelers injury reports: Ellington questionable (Maiocco)

49ers ready to crank up offense against Steelers (Branch)

Vernon Davis studies Gronkowski's performance against Steelers (Brown)

49ers coach Jim Tomsula tries to make trip home to Pittsburgh seem routine (Barrows)

10 observations going into the 49ers-Steelers game (Lynch)

How far can 49ers' bold new offense take them? (Cohn)

49ers' Bowman, finally back after knee injury, a louder presence (SFGate)

Game Preview: 5 Things To Watch When 49ers Visit Steelers (49ers)

49ers Mailbag: Aaron Lynch's 'Tremendous' Potential, How to Stop the Pittsburgh Steelers and More (49ers)