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Golden Nuggets: Josh Morgan accidentally shoots himself; fine, but charged with misdemeanor

San Francisco 49ers links for Thursday, February 11, 2016.

Good morning! Bet you didn't think you'd wake up to that headline. Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Josh Morgan accidentally shot himself while cleaning his gun. He has since been charged with misdemeanor reckless use of a firearm. TMZ is reporting the wounds were not life threatening, and he should be OK.

Insert Plaxico Burress jokes. It is worth noting that Burress had an expired Florida license and no Florida license when he accidentally shot himself. He was subsequently charged with criminal possession of a handgun. He was sentenced to two years in prison, plus two years of supervised release. He got out after 20 months. For Morgan, his misdemeanor carries a maximum of 12 months in jail, and/or a fine of up to $2,500. Whoops.

On to the links!

Levi's Stadium field

Dean of groundskeepers defends Levi’s Super Bowl playing surface (Barrows)
Toma responds to Super Bowl turf controversy: 'Change cleats' (Maiocco)

Terrell Owens

Owens defends standing on Cowboys' star (Mike & Mike)
Dungy would take Harrison over Owens "every day of the week" (Pro Football Talk)
Terrell Owens says Cris Carter ‘begged his way into the Hall of Fame’ (Sporting News)
Vilma: We didn’t game-plan to stop T.O. (Pro Football Talk)
T.O. externalizes blame, again (Pro Football Talk)

Reggie Bush

Bush on retirement: 'Never want to end my career like that' (CSN Bay Area) 
Niners Don't Seem Like a Good Fit for Bush (NBC Bay Area)


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