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Golden Nuggets: Andrew Luck will not be a 49er in 2017

Your San Francisco 49ers links for Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Indianapolis Colts v San Francisco 49ers Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images

Good morning! Not much really going on in the world of the San Francisco 49ers directly. That is, unless if you were one of the few hopefuls thinking the team would get a crack at Andrew Luck in 2017, you just got the worst news of your life. He just got PAID to stay with the Indianapolis Colts. Sorry to ruin your day.

Granted, as the clock was ticking, speculating on what could happen wasn’t a bad thing, especially after Luck’s underwhelming season last year that was ended due to injury. But come on, you really think the Colts would let that guy walk? We saw what happened to them the last time they didn’t have a quarterback—they were able to draft Luck. I don’t see another Luck type prospect to land if he leaves.

There was no way he was leaving the Colts. The Colts knew too, that’s why they broke every piggy bank in the area to sign him. Besides, Andrew Luck in a Chip Kelly offense? That just sounds...weird.

Let’s get to the links!

From Conference USA to the Super Bowl: Making it in the NFL as a 7th round draft pick (Bruce Miller)

Andrew Luck signs six-year, $140 million Colts contract (NFL)

Massive $6.5 billion development planned around Levi's Stadium (Biderman)

Gaskins, Back With 49ers, is Eager for Another Opportunity (Williams)

Where does NaVorro Bowman rank among NFL inside linebackers? (Biderman)

49ers WR Patton sees 'a lot of opportunity' in Kelly's offense (CSN)

Chip Kelly blasts hip hop on new speakers during 49ers' practice (Biderman)