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Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the Internet

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When the 49ers were able to trade up the draft to take Reuben Foster at the end of the 1st round, they were hoping on hitting a starter and an impactful defensive player. On Tuesday, Kyle Shanahan named Reuben Foster a starter. He has taken a lot of the reps with the 1st team this training camp since Malcolm Smith has been out. He started the 1st preseason game on Friday and now he won the job. Kyle would not commit to Reuben being the opening day starter, but it seems clear that the job is Reuben’s to lose.

Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin was suspended one year by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for not reporting his whereabouts. Goodwin was a member of the 2012 Olympic Field and Track and is subject to certain requirements. He will not be subject to any discipline from the NFL because of this decision. Goodwin is expected to a big contributor of the offense this season.

On Tuesday, the team did not have any noticeable injuries during practice. Aaron Lynch, DeForest Buckner, and Ronald Blair worked out on their own while still dealing with their injuries. Jaquiski Tartt, Dontae Johnson, and Brock Coyle made their way back from injury and participated in practice. The 49ers will practice with the AFC West Denver Broncos on Wednesday and Thursday.

49ers Links

Making their way up | From Rookies to Starters (Wagoner)

Charlottesville and Eli Harold (Maiocco)

Tuesday’s Training Camp (Inman)

D.J. Jones’ Opportunity (Wagoner)

Doesn’t sound bad | Ankle Injury for Aaron (Barrows)

New Executive Director for 49ers Foundation (49ers Staff)

Training Camp Images (49ers Staff)

Could make an impact | Breida Finding His Role (Martin)

Monday’s Highlights (Martin)

Just as long as he is back for the regular season | Lynch is Day to Day (Biderman)

Only one way up | Preseason Ranking (ESPN)

No Problem for Goodwin’s PED Issue (Smith)

Goodwin Quit Track and Field (ESPN)

He will not lose it | Reuben is a Starter... For Now (Barrows)

What we all expected | Named Starter (Biderman)

Bronco Practices (Maiocco)

Good to have him back | Jimmie Ward Almost Back (Biderman)

Tuesday’s Lessons (Inman)

One Year Track and Field Suspension for Goodwin (Maiocco)

Observations (Fann)

3 Year Partnership with Honor Bowl (49ers Staff)

Practice Recap (Biderman)

Lynch Out of Practice (Cohn)

Expected news | Shanahan Names Reuben His Starter (Wagoner)

Glad to have her | Katie Sowers to be Assistant Coach for Whole Season (Wagoner)

Could he be one of the best CBs in the league? | High Praise for Rashard Robinson (Branch)

Rashard (Barrows)

Foster Earns His Starting Spot (Lott)

Bubble Players (Biderman)

Making the Official Announcement (Branch)

Good to have legends around the team | Building with the Past (Chung)

Hope he gets better soon | Still Having Concussion Issues (Barrows)