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Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the Internet

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Training camp for the 49ers is just over 2 weeks away and while some NFL players are on vacation, some 49ers are taking this time to get ready for camp. Rookie LB Reuben Foster is currently working out at the 49ers facility in Santa Clara, trying to make sure he is a full go when training camp starts. He was limited in the offseason program due to his shoulder surgery. With all the concerns surrounding him when he was eligible to be drafted, it’s a good look that he is prepping himself to battle for a starting linebacking role in training camp.

Likely 49ers starting QB Brian Hoyer is also getting reps during his free time. He is hosting 15 of his teammates at SMU in Dallas and they want to make sure they have no rust when they come back to Santa Clara for training camp. All 4 quarterbacks are there and they are joined by a large group of the receivers, 3 tight ends, and Kapri Bibbs, the lone running back. Hoyer is familiar with Kyle Shanahan’s offense, which could give the other participants valuable time learning the system. They will be at SMU for 3 days and will reconvene in Santa Clara on July 27th for the start of training camp.

In Hawaii, a few of the 49ers defensive players are working out as well. DeForest Buckner, Arik Armstead, Ronald Blair, and Eli Harold are training with rival Michael Bennett. Since the 49ers are adopting the Seahawks defense this season, this could prove very valuable for the young players. Bennett is one of most important players in Seattle’s defense and his experience in the system will help the attending 49ers players.

49ers Links

Speed is a key need for this offense | Speed Key for Breida (Williams)

Definitely like the pick though | Way Too Early 2018 Mock Draft Pick (Biderman)

Still a possibility | Kirk Cousins’ Situation (Biderman)

They will have chances | Impactful Rookies (Fann)

Good to see him rehabbing well | Reuben Foster Working Out (Jones)

Hoyer’s 3-Day Camp (Barrows)

Pierre on His Former QB (Alper)

Mostly because of the new head coach/general manager combo | Reasons for Optimism (Cohn)

Joe Williams (Biderman)

3 Players Stand Out (Asher)

Joe Montana Returns from Israel (Maiocco)