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Sunday, May 21st, 2017 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the Internet.

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Good morning everyone. Things have slowed down for the San Francisco 49ers and the rest of the league. Training camp is right around the corner, which means exciting things are coming — but also we now know that things are going to creep along at a snail’s pace. We know exactly how long until things of interest happen, and like staring at the clock, it’s not going to come along quickly enough.

Kyle Shanahan will have his shot at coaching an NFL training camp for the very first time and it’s the first time we’ll get to see some of the more interesting training camp battles. I’m particularly interested in seeing what happens at the strong safety position, myself. Eric Reid has everything it takes to be a top safety in the league, but Jaquiski Tartt is young and hungry.

Let’s get onto your links for the day.

49ers rookie’s favorite quote will get you ready for football season (Biderman)

NaVorro Bowman ranked PFF’s top run defending LB since 2006 (Biderman)

Wayne Walker, Lions LB, longtime 49ers broadcaster, dies at 80 (NFL)

Barkley continues work with personal coach of Brady, Ryan (Maiocco)

Breida reportedly 49ers’ ‘best rookie on the field’ in minicamp (PFF)

The seven 49ers most likely to earn Pro Bowl consideration next season (Biderman)

49ers’ retooled play-action game a winning bet (Cohn)

Colin Kaepernick made headlines in his jersey. Now, it’s heading to famous museum (Barrows)